Its the fastest Subaru models supposedly developing a new motor – and it can make the WRX STI an unprecedented powerful.
It is expected that the new engine for the Japanese sports car will be built on the basis of oppozitnik already installed, for example, on the model of the Ascent, Legacy and Outback. They engine capacity of 2.4 liters, develops 260 HP and 376 Nm of torque, however, sports a couple of WRX and WRX STI to his commitment to bring the minimum up to 400 HP and 490 Nm.
As Forbes claims, citing “sources close to the manufacturer”, to achieve this will be through a sweeping revision of the internal components of the engine and a noticeable increase in boost pressure. What kind of drivetrain will operate the motor, is not specified, but all-wheel drive system to future innovations, obviously, Subaru will retain.
Rumored to be a reference when working on the engine, the Japanese engineers have served four-cylinder turbo engine from Germany – the powertrain, which was developed in the AMG for piatigorski index A45. In the most powerful modification he develops 421 horsepower, and it is possible that the motor from Subaru will be at least comparable in impact.
Rumor has it that the exterior of the new Subaru WRX STI will create the model of the concept car Viziv Performance, presented in 2017. The new generation WRX a more affordable firm can show at the end of this year, which means that the flagship model will debut in the first half. Subaru and sports cars of the new generation may be the fruit of another collaboration of the brand with colleagues from Toyota.