Since its appearance, the Subaru BRZ, as Toyota 86, suffers one complaint: lack of power. Heard by the manufacturer, these criticisms have led engineers to address the issue. latest answer: Subaru BRZ STI Concept.
Japanese engineers have apparently been very touched by the comments from the automotive press.They decided to put the record straight by showing their potential.
The Subaru BRZ STI Concept therefore receives the 4-cylinder 2.0-liter flat BRZ GT300 engaged the Japanese championship. Known as the EJ20 code, this mechanism develops 350 hp, although some internal voices to the mark would indicate a power of 450 hp ! Heavy, where the warbling effectively binds the plumage. But Subaru says the BRZ concept does not point to a production variant with forced induction
For style coast, this concept is not in half measures with a body kit directly inspired by the competition.
Again, much to chagrin of fans, no mass production is planned. With this design study, Subaru sign a comeback from its branch “performance” on American soil, and hopes to raise its image before proposing a catalog of STI parts.
Subaru STI president Yoshio Hirakawa says performance should go beyond outright power figures.
“At STI we know from our racing that to win, it is important not only to have high power, but also that all aspects of performance are balanced over the whole car,” he says.
“When we achieve this balance, the driver feels that the car is easy to handle and reliable, and he can use it fully to the limits of its performance. Our plan is to produce cars and accessories that drivers can really enjoy.”
Inside, there are unique gauges, Recaro seats, an Alcantara steering wheel, and a new centre stack. The new bodywork, meanwhile, has been thoroughly wind-tunnel tested, so ought to keep you aerodynamically welded to your local track of choice.There’s also a custom matt blue paint job, which looks might fine to our eyes.
For more power, it will therefore continue to turn to private trainers.