Redesigned 2022 Subaru WRX Will get Crosstrek-Like New Appears, Extra Energy

The fifth-generation Subaru WRX debuted this week bringing Crosstrek-like physique styling and freshly honed energy and efficiency. The mannequin is not Subaru’s hottest, but it surely performs twin roles as a conventional passenger automobile and rally racer.

Subaru constructed the 2022 WRX on the Subaru International Platform, a primary for the mannequin, which permits for noise, vibration, and harshness enhancements over the past technology.

Its exterior options design is supposed to focus on the automobile’s aggressive stance. Subaru’s signature hexagonal grille is paired with a broad entrance hood scoop and outstanding character strains throughout the automobile’s physique.

The rear deck lid has an built-in spoiler and taillights designed to glow “with a glance paying homage to volcanic magma” in response to the automaker.

Aerodynamics have been improved within the new mannequin, which is designed to enhance physique sway and enhance downforce.

Patrons can get the automobile with 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels and four-wheel ventilated disc brakes.

Every model of the WRX contains a turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine underneath the hood that delivers 271 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Not like most sedans available on the market right this moment, the 2022 WRX might be accessible with both a six-speed guide or computerized transmission that has an eight-speed guide mode.

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Subaru is including a brand new tier-topping WRX GT to the road for the 2022 mannequin 12 months. It’s outfitted with a brand new computerized transmission as commonplace. It additionally will get electronically managed dampers and three drive modes (Consolation, Regular and Sport) that regulate steering really feel, damper settings, SI-Drive settings and extra. There are 430 totally different customization choices in all.

The inside design of the automobile is acquainted to anybody who has seen the newest Subaru fashions on the seller lot. Swathed in black with crimson distinction stitching and carbon fiber sample accents, the cabin contains a flat-bottom, leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto up/down energy entrance home windows, and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat.

WRX GT fashions get Recaro seats wrapped in black Ultrasuede. An eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat is commonplace. It rides on 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels completed in matte grey which might be wrapped in 245/40 R18 summer season efficiency tires.

The automobile comes with an 11.6-inch infotainment contact display screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, satellite tv for pc radio, and HD Radio as commonplace. Patrons can add navigation and an 11-speaker Harman Kardon sound system that was tuned particularly for the WRX.

Each WRX comes commonplace with EyeSight Driver Help Know-how, a collection of security and driver help options together with adaptive cruise management with lane centering know-how and computerized emergency braking.

The 2022 WRX is slated to reach at U.S. dealerships in early 2022.