The automobile division of Japanese transportation conglomerate introduced compact automobile Impreza which is the replacement of Leone. The upgraded model of Impreza got embodied with the advanced technologies which was adopted by some markets with the name of WRX. The exhilarating agility and breathtaking designs further improves it practicality as a four door super sport sedan. The redesigned and refreshed WRX offers the sportier performance which is almost claimed to be unbeatable for the car in its segment. New Subaru WRX showed its strenuous performance which made the dominating impact with the highly responsive engines.
Engine, Mileage and Variants
The relentless engine proves to be the tenacious performer which is built with the concept of “Pure power in control”, reigning with the intense power and superlative level of economical behaviors and environmental friendliness. Under the hood, the twin scroll turbocharged direct injection 2.0-litre engine is placed which cranks out the power of 268 hp throughout the rev range with the peak torque of 350 Nm at 2400-5200 rpm. The 2.0-litre direct injection turbo engine offers the startling acceleration with flat torque curve and fine level of performance. The direct injection technology also helps maximize the effectiveness of fuel consumed. The car is discriminated into two trim level where one comes with Sport Lineartronic and second comers with 6 speed manual transmission. The engine makes the vehicle active top speed of 250 kmph while crossing the speedmark of 100 kmph within 5 secs. The dual active valve control system offered increased output and improved fuel efficiency which lies at 9.2 L/100km.
The sophisticated design offers the aggressive stance which suits well with the raged performance. The front fascia is almost redesigned which is embolden with deep front spoiler and unique hexagonal grille while the front fender, bumpers and headlights are also styled. Taking the deeper look, the LED headlamps with auto leveller, automatic rain sensing windshield wipers , rear lip spoiler, rear diffuser and dual twin tail muffler, 17 inch aluminum alloy wheels and power folding door mirrors with built in LED turn indicators embellishes the overall silhouette which is measures as the dimension of 4595 x 1795 x 1475 mm (L X W X H) with wheelbase of 2650 mm. When taking a look from sides, the car looks closer to ground due to side sill spoilers while A pillars seems slightly longer.
The sportiness of exterior continues to inside, where exhilarating agility and impressive designs are inculcated in it. The new cockpit is designed driver centric where the leather wrapped steering wheel with racing inspired D shaped designs shows the major focus on handling. The sport design front seat is oriented to make you feel comfortable while driving in relaxed posture. The incorporation of high quality material in dashboard, door trim and center console armrest makes the plush look inside. The practicality of the car is increased with numerous storage compartment around the center console. The available 7 inch in-dash touch screen and voice controls brings smartphone entertainment while the Bluetooth hands-free technology allows to manage phone and audio system. The car offers the 420-litres of bootspace.
Safety, Brakes and Miscellaneous
Subaru has been one of the most innovative and subtle car which not only prevents any sort of risk but also makes the drives efficient and intuitive enough to be used easily. The symmetric all wheel drive helps to evade danger. The ring shaped reinforcement frame is built with high tensile steels which makes the car more resilient in collision. The knee, front, side and curtain airbag system saves from collision while the pre-tensioner seatbelt prevent the impact of energy to reach the occupants sitting inside, hence reducing chances of injuries. Subaru is one marques in terms of safety with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and BA (Brake Assist).
Subaru WRX with its uber sports characteristics seems to be the nice step forward where the updated exterior looks, two transmission options equipped with powerful engine makes the impression over road.