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2021 Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition price and specs: Swan-song sedan arrives in Australia

2021 Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition pricing and specification Styling changes, custom brake callipers and badging, but no extra power Just 75 examples coming to Australia Priced from $62,440 before on-road costs A swan-song variant of the outgoing Subaru WRX STI – known as the WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition – has been revealed for Australia, priced from $62,440 plus on-road costs...

2022 Subaru WRX spy photos

The 2022 Subaru WRX has been spied testing, ahead of its Australian launch by the end of 2021. The WRX prototype spotted by our spy photography partners wears little more than a vinyl camouflage wrap, revealing the next generation of Subaru's rally-inspired hero will borrow heavily in the styling department from 2017's Viziv Performance concept...

2022 Subaru Levorg likely to get WRX turbo power – and name – in Australia

The Subaru WRX wagon could be revived in Australia, following reports out of Japan claiming the next-generation Levorg will be available with 200kW-plus WRX power. Japanese magazine Best Car reports the new 2022 Subaru WRX's 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder 'boxer' engine will eventually make its way under the bonnet of the new Levorg...

2022 Subaru WRX: More details revealed – report

New details of the 2022 Subaru WRX have emerged out of Japan, indicating the new sports sedan will continue to offer a CVT automatic as well as the familiar six-speed manual, and will grow in size compared to its predecessor...

2022 Subaru WRX due in Australian showrooms this year

The new Subaru WRX performance sedan is now due in Australian showrooms by the end of this year, rather than early 2022 as originally forecast. “While it’s not confirmed we are hopeful of seeing the new Subaru WRX here by the end of this year, pending any unforeseen production delays,” said a Subaru Australia representative...

2022 Subaru WRX: Australian launch due first quarter of 2022

The next-generation 2022 Subaru WRX looks set to reach Australian showrooms around this time next year. CarAdvice understands the fifth generation of Subaru’s rally-inspired performance icon will go on sale in Australia in the first quarter of 2022 – a number of months after it was initially rumoured to touch down locally, thanks to pandemic-related delays but just six months after it’s expected to hit Japanese showrooms, in August...

The unlikely cars reversing the COVID-19 sales slide – the follow-up

In June, we highlighted four model lines that were continuing to perform despite the market downturn. Since that piece went live, the market has ebbed and flowed. Whilst some segments were stimulated by tax incentives, others were held back by stock shortages, production issues, and delayed new product launches. As of the end of year, it has begun to show signs of recovery...

Subaru WRX STI hits 10,000 sales in Australia

The Subaru WRX STI has passed the 10,000-unit sales milestone in Australia, the brand's local arm has today announced. The 10,000th example was purchased by Bradley McManus of Clandulla, NSW, who took delivery of his bewinged, rally-inspired all-wheel-drive hero from Trivett Subaru in Parramatta, NSW...

2022 Subaru WRX imagined as new spy photos surface

Subaru's next WRX is, slowly but surely, taking shape. Due for a likely 2021 unveiling, official details are trying our patience here at CarAdvice, so we tasked auto artist Theophilus Chin to render his take on the final product. In reality, the styling of the 2021 Subaru WRX is no real mystery, with the Japanese car maker having dropped plenty of hints, starting with the Viziv Performance STI Concept in January 2018...

2021 Subaru WRX Club Spec limited edition due in Australian showrooms

A limited-edition Subaru WRX Club Spec – based on the current generation model – has been revealed, with the manufacturer’s Australian distributor announcing 150 cars will be available nationwide. As with the standard WRX, the vehicle is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged "boxer" engine producing 197kW and 350Nm...

Next-generation Subaru engine range detailed – report

Details have emerged of Subaru's next generation of engines, according to a report from Japanese website CarSensor. Three new turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engines are expected to be introduced in Subaru's new range from 2021. The first is a 1.5-litre direct-injection engine, understood to replace the 2...