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2015 Subaru WRX pricing from $38,990

The fourth-generation 2015 Subaru WRX will go on sale in Australia with a starting price of $38,990, making it the cheapest WRX to ever grace Australian showrooms. The new Subaru WRX goes on sale almost exactly 20 years after the original WRX was launched in 1994...

Subaru WRX STI : Engine has "reached the highest point"

Subaru admits that its EJ25 engine utilised in the soon to be release Subaru WRX STI has all but reached its full potential. Subaru WRX project manager Masuo Takatsu admitted that work on the engine for the new Subaru WRX STI was not high on the agenda, given more could be done with an improved chassis and body structure...

2014 Subaru WRX STI : the technical guide

The 2014 Subaru Impreza WRX STI will arrive in Australia in April, one month after its less powerful WRX sibling. Only a few weeks before the WRX marks its 20th anniversary in Australia, the new fourth-generation performance STI sedan has kept true to its predecessors by offering a raw performance car designed for everyday and motorsport use...

Subaru WRX more revolutionary changes than STI

The all-new Subaru WRX has seen the bulk of the changes to Subaru’s performance range as Subaru evolves its higher-performance STI while giving the WRX a more revolutionary step up. With the new WRX set to launch in March, followed by the STI in April, fans have been left wondering why the new STI carries over the exact same powertrain as the previous model while the WRX has seen a boost in performance and new transmission options...

Subaru WRX STI : real enthusiasts want to drive manual, says boss

The fourth-generation Subaru WRX STI will shun its entire competitor set by being offered singularly with a six-speed manual transmission, a position the company has defended by saying true enthusiasts don’t want an automatic...

Subaru WRX STI : 227kW sports sedan revealed

The all-new Subaru WRX STI has become the most powerful production car in the Japanese manufacturer's history, and claims to be stiffer, more agile and more luxurious than ever before. Like its predecessor, the fourth-generation Subaru WRX STI is powered by a turbocharged 2.5-litre four-cylinder 'boxer' petrol engine, maintaining a half-litre advantage over the regular WRX...

Subaru WRX STI racer previews production sports car

A racing version of the all-new Subaru WRX STI has been revealed, giving us our first official look at the highly anticipated sports sedan. The computer-generated image of the livery-splashed racecar comes a day after shots of the new Subaru WRX STI production car leaked online, uncovering its exterior styling days ahead of its planned unveiling in Detroit on Tuesday...

Subaru WRX STI revealed in leaked images

Images of the new-generation Subaru WRX STI have leaked online, revealing the exterior styling of the heavily hyped sports car. Not due to be officially unveiled until next week's Detroit auto show, the images – which appeared on Mexican website Terra Autos – confirm more aggressive aesthetics for the Japanese car maker's flagship performance model...

Subaru WRX STI : Detroit debut confirmed for performance flagship

The Subaru WRX STI has been confirmed to make its world premiere at next week's Detroit auto show. Subaru of America announced the planned US unveiling this week, though remains tight-lipped on details, releasing only one image (pictured above) at this stage...

2014 Subaru WRX: 0-100km/h in "just over" 5.0sec

The all-new fourth-generation Subaru WRX will claim a 0-100km/h sprint time of "just over five seconds" to become the best-performing WRX ever, according to the brand's US division. Subaru America national product communications manager Dominick Infante made the claim in a newly released video about the new 199kW/349Nm four-wheel-drive Subaru WRX...

Subaru WRX pre-order campaign fails to reach BRZ heights

The Subaru WRX pre-order campaign has failed to reach the frenzied heights of that of the BRZ, with just seven customers submitting a deposit in the first 24 hours. Subaru Australia made the surprise announcement yesterday morning that the first 100 fourth-generation WRX sports cars destined for our market would be available to pre-order on the company’s website from 12pm, with customers required to place a $2500 deposit to secure a vehicle...