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2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI automatic

It was always going to happen, Subaru's halo car, the Impreza WRX STI, will soon be available with a five-speed automatic transmission. The Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Model Year 2011 Impreza WRX STI will then be able to compete with the Mitsubishi Evolution X SST and the recently launched Volkswagen Golf R, both of which offer dual-clutch rapid-shift transmissions...

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI sets Nürburgring record

Subaru's latest weapon, the MY11 Impreza WRX STI sedan has managed to set the best Subaru lap time around Germany’s Nürburgring racetrack. The new STI managed to compete the circuit in 7'55''00 seconds, beating the previous Subaru record of 7’59’’41 set in a 2004 STI. In a twist of fate, the man who set the record was no other than four-time World Rally Champion Tommi Mäkinen...

Subaru Impreza XV revealed

While at the launch of the Forester Diesel earlier this week, Subaru also brought along the latest iteration of their popular Impreza model, which they have badged the Impreza XV. With 30 millimetres more ground clearance along with protective black wheel arch moulds and other sports crossover styling cues, such as a rear diffuser and standard front fog lights, the XV takes on an entirely different character to the rest of the Impreza model range...

2010 Subaru Impreza XV launched in Australia

Subaru Australia has added the high-riding Subaru Impreza XV to its local line-up after the car made a strong first impression at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Based on the Impreza hatch and sharing the 2.0-litre Boxer engine with the R, RX and RS models, the RV sits 30mm higher and features retuned suspension settings to complement the added ride height...

Cosworth Subaru Impreza STI CS400 unveiled

Cosworth has officially unveiled its Cosworth Subaru Impreza STI CS400 which boasts performance figures to rival most supercars. The Cosworth incarnation of the revered STI develops a mammoth 295kW and 540Nm from the highly-modified 2.5-litre boxer engine, with acceleration to match a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4. The sprint from zero to 100km/h takes just 3...

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI prototype spied on the 'Ring

Even before the new 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI has reached customer hands, a pure white example has been spotted lapping the Nürburgring - although it may not be quite what it seems. This particular model bares a few distinct differences from the recently revealed STI, incorporating many trademark features of previous models such as foglight covers and a front lip spoiler...

Subaru Impreza WRX STI spec C gains FIA Group N homologation

Subaru's shock withdrawal from the WRC left many fans disappointed, especially since the perception of its performance road cars seemed to suffer as a result. Although the brand is now making amends, having announced that its flagship Subaru Impreza WRX STI spec C has successfully completed the vehicle homologation process and received the official Group N Homologation certificate from the FIA...

Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Subaru Impreza WRX Comparison Review

The battle for hot-hatch supremacy Models Tested: 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX, 2.5-litre, five-speed manual, hatch – $39,990* 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI; 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged; six-speed DSG, five-door – $42,990* Options (Subaru): Leather & sunroof $2500 Options (Volkswagen): Adaptive Chassis Control $1,500; RNS510 with Dynaudio Excite $3,500; Vienna Leather Upholstery $3,300 Words: Karl Peskett Photos: www...

Subaru Impreza WRX Club Spec 10 limited edition arrives next month

The 2010 special edition Subaru Impreza WRX Club Spec 10 will go on sale from next month. The latest in a long-running series of limited edition WRX models, the WRX Club Spec 10 features a range of technical enhancements from Subaru Tecnica International (STI), and additional luxury features inside the cabin...

Video: 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI launch

Following the unveiling of the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI sedan at the New York motor show, Subaru has released the official video to accompany its latest model. Publicised as the fastest STI ever, the newest version sees the return of the rally-bred sedan we all know and love with the trademark oversized rear spoiler and aggressive wide-body styling...

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI announced

The long awaited 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI has just been officially announced in its U.S. specifications. The New York International Auto Show was chosen to unveil the new WRX STI which is titled the fastest WRX STI ever. Subaru says the new STI has undergone extensive testing at the Nurburgring and race tracks in Japan to fine tune its suspension (now lower by 5mm)...