May 30, 2023

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Subaru tickled us before the WRX 2022 launch

Subaru tickled us before the WRX 2022 launch

The Subaru WRX And WRX STI Part of a long history of the brand. However, the new generation of this sporty compact is long overdue, especially since the Impreza was generally restored in 2017 without significant change to its more capable rivals. But Subaru has just released a blackened film, which confirms that a new generation is about to be unveiled.

The film does not reveal any crisp details, the normal air intake in the hood exists and the sedan version is offered in the same way as the current car. Otherwise, by inviting you to wait for more details, the manufacturer will confirm that the car will be launched this year, without mentioning this moment. However, we know that North America needs inspiration from the WRX Levorg Intended for Japan.

This does not prevent the rumor machine from being made on its own. The WRX 2.0-liter 4-cylinder will replace the 2.4-liter turbo 4-cylinder that arrived in 2019 in the three-row SUV. Ascent. This machine delivers 260 horsepower and 277 pounds of torque in the SUV, which is close to the 2.0-liter current data. True, it is less powerful by 8 horsepower, but 19 lb-ft of torque is more.

The WRX STI should use the same engine but with increased power. More optimists are hoping for 400 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque, but we will have to wait for confirmation before rejoicing.

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All versions are still offered with a 6-speed manual transmission, though Continuous Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT) Becomes optional in WRX.

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For the rest, the performance compact must be built into the “Subaru Global Platform” currently used for all brand new products. 11.6-inch Infotainment Screen – We should also leapfrog on-board technologies with integration such as outback, but with the addition of 12.3-inch digital instrumentation, which is the first for manufacturers on North American soil.

Stay tuned for all the details on the new Subaru WRX, as the automaker will unveil them.

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