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Two Light Versions of Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Subaru Motor presented two special versions of Impreza WRX STI — Spec C and tS. The 1st of them differs from base cars in the lowered weight, and also the modernised engine and the chassis. Other version received a carbon roof and the recustomized suspender. Both cars will be exhausted by the limited series: the carbon sedan gets to 400 buyers, and 900 persons can buy the facilitated hatchback.

Subaru Impreza WRX STI: Spec C & tS

The 2-litre engine of the Japanese version of Subaru Impreza WRX STI Spec C received the modernised turbocharger (with new bearings), the reprogrammed control package and more productive fuel pump. Capacity of the unit remained former — 308HP, however the maximum twisting moment increased with 422 to 430Nm.

Impreza WRX STI tS

The weight of Spec C is lowered at the expense of installation of an aluminium cowl, easier accumulator and more thin lobbies and rear screens, and also 18-inch light-alloy wheel. Besides, at a novelty brake a caliper will be coloured in golden colour.

Subaru Impreza

Version of Subaru Impreza WRX STI tS, besides carbon roof, also receives the modernised suspender with new front and strong absorbers, an extension of windscreen pillars, other antiroll bars and 18-inch wheel disks. Such car will be offered only with 2,5-litre turbo-engine (300HP/350Nm).

Subaru Impreza, interior

In Japan the prices for Subaru Impreza WRX STI tS will begin from 4 million 20 thousand yens (about 36,500 euro), and on Spec C — from 3 million 643 thousand 500 yens. I notice that usual WRX STI costs on 42,1 thousand yens more cheaply.