Japanese automaker Subaru has decided to offer certain improvements and restyling of its models. After the process of change through which he passed BRZ model 2017 model year, the time has come to 2018 Subaru WRX, as well as its more powerful version with STI logo. Following this model, it was announced a redesign Subaru Forester for model year 2019.
2018 Subaru WRX Changes
Unlike the Subaru BRZ, which received a significant package of changes, the new WRX and WRX STI are not waiting for the big quantity of improvements and changes. The changes in the appearance of the vehicle are reduced to a minimum. However, some differences compared to the previous model are visible. 2018 Subaru WRX/WRX STI got embellished front fascia. It is distinguished by a redesigned grille and new design vents (now aggressive designs).
Both versions of this models come with adaptive forward lighting, the LED technology. Also, 2018 WRX gets a differently tuned suspension, upgraded brakes with Brembo signed, and improved manageability. Subaru says that the improved sound insulation, and there is a modified electric power. Instead of the previous 4.3-inch large multi-functional display, there is a new display of 5.9 inches.
In addition to these changes, the company offers an additional equipment package for greater personalization of the vehicle. This is an optional Performance Package. It includes Recaro sport seats that are adjustable in 8 points, specially designed aluminum wheels of 18 inches, and sports calipers in red.
New Subaru WRX under the hood has a 2.0-liter turbo engine with 268 horsepower. 2018 Subaru WRX STI launches, more powerful unit, 2.5-liter turbo with 305 horsepower. Both models come with drive to all four wheels and a 6-speed manual transmission. An optional Sport Lineartronic CVT gearbox.
Subaru WRX 2018 Release Date and Price
Apparently, American dealers are the first in which will find this model. American buyers, the new models will be available in spring 2017. 2019 Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI, should keep the same price, at which the current sale.