Subaru WRX, WRX STI 2019
Subaru of America introduced the Gray Series limited edition of 2019 Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI at the Subaru Tecnica International Boxerfest 2018, Washington. The supercars are only limited to just 250 WRX STIs and 750 WRX units. Comparatively Subaru WRX Gray Series is less costly than the WRX STIs. Considering the WRX Premium, this super featured car will be powered by a Cool Gray Khaki exterior along with exclusively designed badging of Crystal Black Silica.
2019 Subaru WRX will also get equipped with black finish 18-inch wheels. Other highlighted featured includes an option for a keyless access system, LED lighting, push-button ignition and fog light. However, alterations made in the interior of this supercar are limited but featured with the standard performance package, which consists of JURID front brake pads, eight-way power adjustment, moonroof delete, red brake calipers and Ultrasuede Recaro seats as well. Therefore, the prices of 2019 Subaru WRX starts at $32,595.
Under its hood, 2019 Subaru WRX is featured with a 2.0-liter turbocharged boxer engine. That has the ability to deliver 200 kW and 271 PS (268 hp). This supercar will also get exclusively connected with the six-speed all-wheel drive and manual transmission system along with active torque vectoring. Interestingly, the production of WRX is only limited to 750 units. However, car enthusiasts looking for more powerful Subaru can opt for 2019 WRX STI limited edition Gray Series.
2019 Subaru WRX STI is designed with larger 19-inch alloy wheels with Brembo calipers and high-performance braking system. To make WRX STI considerable exclusive than the WRX, it was designed with sport-tuned suspension with moderately revise interior and Bilstein dampers for double rear wishbone suspension and inverted-strut front suspension. The interior of this advanced model is featured with Ultrasuede black leather bolster seats and Ultrasuede steering wheel with red stitching as well. This super featured car was exclusively designed with a 2.5-liter upgraded turbo engine, which produces 231 kW and 314 PS 310 (hp).
Subaru WRX STI 2019 is implemented with stronger pistons, optimized ECU, new air intake option and enhanced exhaust system as well. After the up-gradation made in the engine of WRX STI, it produces 5hp more than WRX limited edition. Unmodified features of WRX and WRX STI include power driver’s function of eight-way, keyless access, push-button start and the same Cool Gray Khaki exterior. Therefore, Subaru WRX STI will also be made available only in 250 units, 500 units less than Subaru WRX.
Hence, prices of 2019 Subaru WRX STI will start at $39, 695. Irrespective of its limited edition, both Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI were implemented with latest infotainment system along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. After the modification pricing of WRX and WRX STI will start at $27, 195 and $36, 595 respectively. Therefore, both the limited edition Gray series is expected in Subaru of America to be made available to retailers by this fall.
Subaru of America with the introduction of its limited edition Gray series implemented with upgraded features is surely going to set a great completion to its competitors like Mercedes-AMG CLA 45, Volvo V90m Mazda3 and Honda Civic as well. Hence, with the announcement of 2019 Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI car enthusiasts must be early looking forward enjoying a tour at limited edition Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI.
-By Chandrani Sarkar (Content Developer and Research Analyst @Travarsa)