Subaru Impreza WRX STI 

  • $30k built in Japan
  • 2011
  • 296 HP 2.5L
  • 158 mph
The renowned suspension chop feels toned down, the front inverted struts on aluminum control arms and the compact steel-formed, subframe-mounted quad-link rear suspension tuned to take the edge off the planet’s imperfect surfaces.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2008)
The renowned suspension chop feels toned down, the front inverted struts on aluminum control arms and the compact steel-formed, subframe-mounted quad-link rear suspension tuned to take the edge off the planet’s imperfect surfaces.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2008)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI

0-60mph

Impreza WRX STI
5 s
Subaru BRZ
6.4 s
Model S
4 s

Top speed

Impreza WRX STI
158 mph
Skyline GT-R
111 mph
Model S
130 mph

Top Gear track time

Impreza WRX STI
1:30.10
GT 86
1:31.30
Model S
n.d.

1/4 mile

Impreza WRX STI
13.5 s
GT 86
15.3 s
Subaru BRZ
14.9 s

Data points Key details of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Price

Impreza WRX STI
$30k
Model S
$107k

Horsepower

Impreza WRX STI
296 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web

20
Jan

Subaru Impreza WRX STI

www.supercars.net
At its heart is a 2.5 litre turbo-charged Subaru Boxer four-pot engine, which in STI guise, produces 305hp and 290lb/ft of torque.
Unveiled at the Detroit motor show earlier today (14 January) the new WRX STI is based on the WRX saloon car launched at the LA show in November, but with some significant enhancements.
10
Dec

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

www.supercars.net
The STi has been a popular high performance road car in the Japanese domestic market since January 1994.
The new 2002 STi boasts improved driving performance with a new 6-speed manual, a specially developed engine, larger intercooler & a sports suspension.
10
Dec

Subaru Impreza WRX STI 4-Door

www.supercars.net
Lightweight 18-inch aluminum wheels have been newly adopted as standard equipment, and these have been given a high luster finish to heighten the sense of luxury.
The overall suspension setup has been completely revised and the vehicle height lowered by 5 mm in order to provide high-precision handling that allows a driver to accurately power through lines exactly as required.
10
Dec

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

www.supercars.net
In 1994 Subaru launched the first performance version of the Impreza known as the WRX STi.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Subaru
Price $30,000
Type of car Production car
Year 2011
City mileage 17 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.21 lb/hp
Maximum hp 296 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 300 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 216
Rear wheels 457/? 216

road tests

Top speed 158 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s
0-60mph 5 s
Top gear time 1:30.10

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

engine

Displacement 2,457 cc
Cylinders Flat 4
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,319 lb
Width 70.7 in
Height 57.9 in
Length 180.3 in
Wheelbase 103.3 in
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