At the 2016 New York Auto Show, is the new generation Subaru Impreza 2017 model. The new model is welcomed by the audience, but without a lot of turbulent emotions. What in fact a large number of customers waiting for is the 2017 Subaru WRX STi, specifically high performance version of the new Impreza model. The current 2016 Subaru Impreza WRX/WRX STi and the 2016 Outback, did that company operates with the largest gain ever, just last month.
Subaru has decided that the next generation 2017 Impreza continues to produce in the plant Lafayette, Indiana. In this way, in Japan in Gunma factory will create more space for production WRX and WRX STi models intended for the US market. Recently, at the market of Canada, these hot-hatches are becoming extremely popular. This is one more reason that Subaru well planned that production and exports of its new ‘golden goose’.
2017 Subaru WRX STi Design Changes
2017 Subaru WRX and 2017 Subaru WRX STi the market will be occur until the end of 2016. Presentation is possible already in the fall. There are many elements that these high-performance models will download from the standard sedan and 5 door hatchback Impreza. First of all, a new generation has received modified proportions. The differences in size are visible at first glance. The new Impreza is 41 mm longer than last year’s model. Width is increased by 38 mm. The vehicle is lower by 10 mm, and has a 25 mm longer wheelbase.
New 2017 Subaru WRX hot-hatch will also be placed on a new Subaru Global Platform. Except that enabled the equipping vehicles with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, some other systems are available as part of the standard package. These are Lane Departure, Lane Keep, Pre-Collision Braking, Sway Warning and Adaptive Cruise Control. Of all the advantages offered by the new platform, fans rely mostly on the improved performance of the new generation 2017 WRX STi model. In the battle for supremacy in the market, opportunities 2017 Subaru WRX STi will be compared with the Ford Focus RS, VW Golf R and the Honda Civic Type R.
Since the official photo of the future WRX Sti model still does not have, all we saw was render, and last year’s concept. The concept of the Chicago Motor Show, Subaru five door hatchback will greatly affect the look of the new WRX hot-hatch. However, after the presentation of the new Impreza 2017, we can assume that they will offer the WRX model. First of all, compared to the current we can expect, aggressive look. Him will be characterized by a hood with an opening for the air, extended wheel arches and revised rear spoiler appearance. The vehicle will be equipped with new alloy wheels and, exhaust system characteristic for high-performance vehicles. Modified suspension and better brakes are also part of the STi pack.
2017 Subaru WRX STi Hybrid Powertrain
Price and confirmed release date is not yet known. Current sedan 2016 Subaru WRX STi is equipped with 2.5 L turbo-petrol engine with 300 hp and 407 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission. New Subaru WRX STi will likely have a hybrid drive. It will combine the 2.0 L turbo petrol engine from the new Impreza, which develops 152 hp and an electric motor. Total power of this plant will be about 320 hp.