The 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS) is about to happen in January, and Subaru has introduced a few of the automobiles that will probably be on show on the occasion, which embody two STI ideas.
The primary of the 2 is predicated on the Forester e-Boxer with numerous styling enhancements like an unique ‘Fighter Gray’ color and 19-inch aluminium wheels. Different additions embody new bumpers, entrance dive planes, facet skirts, STI badging, a honeycomb mesh for the grille and a scattering of yellow accents.
As for driving-related modifications, Subaru says the SUV additionally will get a set of Brembo monoblock six-piston calipers on the entrance. The corporate provides that the e-Boxer powertrain has been “additional refined” however didn’t reveal way more.
For reference, the Forester e-Boxer consists of a FB20 2.zero litre naturally-aspirated, direct-injected flat-four petrol engine that makes 145 PS and 188 Nm of torque. The engine gives barely much less output in comparison with newest XV (156 PS/196 Nm) however it’s augmented by a 13.6 PS/65 Nm electrical motor positioned inside the Lineartronic CVT.
Shifting on, the second STI idea makes use of an Impreza hatchback as its base and provides on an aerodynamic physique equipment, a brand new grille, two-tone paintjob, sportier wheels and what the corporate calls a “Bordeaux inside.”
In addition to the ideas, a personalized Levorg and WRX STI with STI efficiency components will even be current, with the latter mentioned to characteristic 19-inch gold-painted aluminium wheels by BBS and Recaro seats.
The put up Subaru Forester, Impreza STI ideas to debut at TAS Auto Reviews & New Cars on Paul Tan’s Automotive Information.