This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Tecnica International Subaru, and to mark the occasion, Subaru South Africa launched the Limited Edition WRX STi Diamond Edition. Only 30 samples will be offered, with first deliveries expected to begin next month next year.
Developed by the company's technical team, the WRX STi Diamond Edition is the most powerful STi model to be launched in the region. Under the hood, a 2.5 liter turbocharged four-engine gasoline engine gets full new remap extraction performance.
As a result, it now makes 348 kW and 464 nm of torque, which is 52 kW and 57 nm more than standard WRX STI. In the 0-100 km / h run, the diamond edition takes 5.03 seconds to operate, while the standard vehicle takes 5.76 seconds, which is also faster than 0-160 km / h, taking only 13.7 seconds compared to 14.76 seconds. 255 mph.
Other targeted driving bits include a riveted chassis, which now comes with setter motor sets, as well as a set of Brembo brakes that feature six calipers in the front pot and a double pot in the rear.
These calipers are finished high in viz yellow to ensure they are noticed as well as the body kit equipped with diamond edition. The car also sports 18 inch dark Gunmetalic alloys and wheels (shod with 245/35 tires) installed on top of 20 mm intervals to give it a more attractive stance.
Inside, there is a specific Model Inlay Dashboard, exclusive numbered panel, red dotted leather wheel, wheel lever and parking brake, 740W Harmon Cardboard speaker system and seven-inch entertainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.