Sports sedan Subaru WRX STI became more powerful

Sports sedan Subaru WRX STI became more powerful

May 25, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The Japanese company introduced sedans WRX and WRX STI 2019 model year. The latter received a modernized engine and improved manual transmission.

The company Subaru introduced the charged sedan WRX STI 2019 model year. After the upgrade, the car received a modernized engine, which became more powerful.

The return of the turbocharged 2.5-liter opposed engine increased from 300 to 310 horsepower. Engineers reprogrammed the electronic engine control unit, and also used other reinforced pistons and a new sports exhaust system. In addition, the gear ratio of the third stage in the manual gearbox was changed, which positively affected the dynamics of the sedan.

As for the usual Subaru WRX, it got the same 268-hp two-liter engine, which works with a six-speed manual transmission, and with a variator. At the same time, the standard equipment of the sedan included an improved multimedia system with a 6.5-inch display, as well as support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto interfaces.

Earlier it was reported that the company Subaru will soon be able to stop the production of the WRX model of the current generation. The next sports sedan should appear after 2020. According to preliminary data, the novelty will be equipped with a hybrid power plant, created on the basis of a new gasoline engine.