The fourth generation WRX body design took a stronger departure from the Impreza donor model than in the past. The general WRX profile/silhouette was carried over from the Impreza, as were the front doors, trunk lid, and interior.
Subaru debuted the WRX performance variant of the third generation series in April 2007. Power output consists of 169 kW (227 hp) and 320 N⋅m (236 lb⋅ft) from its 2.5-liter engine. In response to criticism that the third generation WRX suspension is too soft, and… Read More
Subaru introduced the “New Age” Impreza in 2000. Larger in size compared to the previous iteration, the sedan increased its width by 40 millimetres (1.6 in), while the hatchback increased by just 5 millimetres (0.2 in). Turbocharged versions of the 2.0 and 2.5-liter engines were… Read More
In Japan, the GT/B-Spec was introduced in 1994 with lowered and stiffened suspension and a higher performance rear differential. The next generation of the GT-B was introduced June 1996, with the front and rear struts supplied by Bilstein (The “B” designation stood for Bilstein).
In 1994, Subaru introduced Subaru Tecnica International (STI) versions of the WRX in Japan. These models were upgraded from the standard WRX in many categories, including blueprinted performance-tuned engines, transmissions, and suspensions.