BLOG: Goodbye @SubaruUK WRX STi
Subaru says: “With the launches of fresh types, along with investment in platform along with powertrains going forward, the timing has felt right to open a fresh chapter for Subaru along with allow WRX STI’s heritage to inform future developments rather than being continued. The Final Edition includes a series of upgrades across key areas of the auto, doing that will the most capable WRX STI sold within the UK along with fitting tribute to its legacy.”
Driving performance has been enhanced by changing through mechanical along with electronic to electronic control of the Multi-Mode Driver’s Control Centre Differential (DCCD) which provides optimum cornering ability. The wheel size has been increased to 19 inches to house fresh larger Brembo® brakes with yellow painted calipers, which improve fade-resistance along with brake performance along which has a consistent pedal feel when driving on the limit.
The front bumper has been redesigned to look more purposeful with the lower grille blacked out which has a geometric textured panel, along with includes a larger opening to enhance cooling performance. The hexagonal grille has been sharpened along with defined along which has a black surround has been added. The Subaru wing design which flows through to the C-shaped headlights has been incorporated, hinting at the Boxer engine under the bonnet. A Final Edition badge will be positioned on the door.
Inside, high gloss black inserts are added to the instrument panel, gear stick surround, door panels along with steering wheel with red stitching along with red seatbelts fitted to tie the scheme together. The front seats are today heated, along which has a larger 5.9” multi-function display has been added to the top of the dash. The instrument panel design has also been updated. The infotainment system today includes DAB radio along which has a reversing camera will be included to make parking easier.
WRX STI will be also fitted with bi-functional projector LED lights, with 1 bulb enabling High Beam Assist to switch between high along with low beam automatically. High Beam Assist operates via 1-lens camera, which will be installed within the front windscreen along with detects when an onward car will be approaching. The lights are also steering responsive, turning to the left or right depending on the driver’s steering input along with illuminates more of the corner. Both technologies enhance visibility at night, allowing a clear view of the corners ahead.
The WRX STI Final Edition will be available to order through 1st November, priced at £33,995 on the road.