The 2017 Subaru Impreza has just been released and the 2018 WRX and WRX STI are not far behind. Both models have been redesigned but apparently, not in a major way. Here are the things to be expected in the 2018 Subaru WRX and WRX STI.
Subaru WRX And WRX STI 2018: Exterior Update
The Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018 have both received an updated front section. Along with new slimmer headlights, the front grille has also been downsized while the air dam has been made larger. In addition, models such as the WRX Limited and STI are equipped with LED headlights that lights the way according to where the steering wheel is directed. Lastly, roof rack mounting brackets now come as a standard feature for WRX and STI models as reported.
Subaru WRX And WRX STI 2018: Powertrain
Digital Trends reported that there are no big changes in the powertrain aspect of the Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018. The Subaru WRX 2018 will still be powered by a direct-injected 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Subaru WRX STI on the other hand is equipped with a 2.5-liter flat-four engine that can crank out 305 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque.
Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018: The Unseen Changes
Apparently, the most significant changes in the Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018 are those that can only be felt behind the wheel. Reports state that the suspension system of both the Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018 have been tweaked to provide higher level of comfort along with greater driving stability. In addition, the steering has also been tuned for better responsiveness and brakes have also been upgrade.
Subaru WRX And WRX STI 2018: Price And Availability
According to report, the Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018 will arrive in showrooms sometime in spring. There are no details revealed yet regarding the price but announcements are expected to be made as the launch date of the Subaru WRX and WRX STI 2018 draws closer.