Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018: more aggressive, comfortable and safe

In the absence of a very few days to the start of the Detroit Auto show 2017 and we can see them live, the guys from Subaru us
displayed in all their splendour to the new Subaru
WRX 2018
and Subaru WRX STI 2018.
A long-awaited overhaul for the compact japanese which now becomes
a weapon even more lethal thanks to his image radicalized and a whole range of
a new level of security and equipment to improve the comfort of the
the driver and passengers.

Subaru WRX STI 2018

So it looks like the new Subaru WRX STI 2018.

having a look at the exterior design, it jumps to the view that both the new Subaru WRX as the WRX STI now incorporate a redesigned front in which it stresses its sporty character thanks to the new grille and the new opening presented by the lower grille. In addition, both the WRX Limited and the WRX STI are equipped with a LED headlights, redesigned with the function of direction for lighting in curve.

¿And, what about security? Subaru has revised the structure of the front of both models so that, in case of frontal collision, to provide a better response level in terms of torsional. It is also offered in the range-the possibility of setting up a HUD built into the windshield to show important information about the driving and that the driver does not need to check out the view of the road.

on the other hand, has improved the behavior and performance of systems of hill descent and start on slopes to ensure a correct traction. Another interesting detail is that it has sought to reduce the “fatigue” of holding the car at stoplights, something that will handle the function AVH (Vehicle Hold) so that when the traffic light turns green, I can pick up the gear and accelerate.

Subaru WRX 2018

All these news and updates are passed on to the Subaru WRX 2018.

The japanese manufacturer has also worked very hard to making of the Subaru WRX and WRX STI vehicles more comfortable for daily use. It is for this reason that it has replaced some of the materials and finishes of the interior, as other higher-quality, has installed a new armrest rear with cup holders and also has been added the function of remote opening of the trunk.

has Also worked on improving the sound insulation of the interior with a new glass for the rear doors and a new seal for the doors. And the new high-definition screen of 5.9 inches (the previous was 4.3 inches) makes it easier to use the system of info-entertainment brand. Another novelty at the level of equipment is the driver’s seat with lumbar adjustment.

Everything quoted above is at the overall level as it affects both models, but, what is the news offers us separately one from the other? In the first place, the new Subaru WRX 2018 incorporates a new front and rear suspension that improves stability and direction. Subaru has also improved the behavior of the manual gearbox of six speeds by reducing the friction and improving the synchronization of the same. The electric power steering has been revised.

Subaru WRX STI 2018 - interior

Interior of the Subaru WRX STI 2018.

Optionally we will be able to opt for a new performance package for the Subaru WRX Premium, which adds to the equipment a few Recaro seats, brake calipers in red color and some pads JURID. Also fit some alloy wheels of 18 inches with a specific design.

Under the hood of the new Subaru WRX 2018 we find a BOXER engine of 2.0-litre turbocharged with direct injection, associated in series to a gearbox six-speed manual although we could optionally opt for one transmission, the Sport Lineartronic CVT with manual shifting mode. In any case, will be accompanied by a traction drive system, total.

¿And, what about the Subaru WRX STI 2018? The version sports and most radical of the range makes the WRX a model still to be reckoned with thanks to a body kit, a Brembo brake system Performance suspension and improved as well as some alloy wheels of 19 inches. This is the first time that the WRX STI will fit the “shoes” of this size. Depending on the finish also offers a few seats Recaro.

Subaru WRX 2018 - interior

Interior of the Subaru WRX 2018.

In terms of paragraph (a mechanic, we find a engine 2.5-liter BOXER turbo with more than 300 HP of power associated with the system Multi-Drive Mode and the total traction.