Subaru has revealed the latest in a series from Japan specific go-faster Imprezas specifically, the WRX STi S206, which follows in the wheeltracks, S202, S203 S204 and R205 models before years.
Because of that will be publicly presented this week at the Tokyo motor show, only 300 examples of S206 will be offered for sale, more or less guarantee Collectible status. A limited run of high-performance car to Australia due to the cost of compliance to the Australian design rules, however,.
“Subaru makes a lot of small volume in general models for the domestic market, that we can’t see in Australia due to the type-approval, “said Subaru Australia (PR) Executive, Alicia Cannon. “Simply put, it’s too expensive homologate such vehicles for the local market-the business case does not add up “
touted as” the Crown of STI tuned cars “, the latest flagship Impreza 2.0 boxer gets pumped up four per litre, which kicks 235kW and 431Nm, courtesy of the retuned ECU, enhanced twin scroll turbocharger and reduced back pressure of the exhaust system.
It is just extra top-end urge, as Subaru says S206 offers faster throttle response and more low-and medium-range torque for better running.
The low-volume Subie added Grunt is offset by the unique Bilstein dampers, STi coil springs, flexible front Tower bar and draw stiffener, promise added tautness and allegedly allowing “precise and quick repairs in mid-corner “
Other goodies include unique S206 19-inch BBS alloy wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport tyres, Super.Visual/aero improvements include a new front spoiler, grille and bumper, while the quarters, distinguished by a fixed spoiler, developed specially for S206. Inside the leather sports steering wheel, Recaro bucket seats with red strip and proposed JTIS start/stop button.
Subaru also has developed a special package for the challenge, the NBR for S206 to commemorate his first class win at the Nürburgring 24 hours endurance race.
Only 100 examples will be offered for sale on the Japanese market (already sold out), that each of the NBR challenge package equipped car sports carbonfibre roof and rear spoiler, black rims, label the Nürburgring challenge and red door sills.
SUBARU IMPREZA S206 function
STI tuned Bilstein upside down resistance and STI coil springs for the front fork
STI tuned Bilstein shock absorbers and coil springs for the suspension of the STI
S206 BBS designed 19-inch x 8, 1/2J forged aluminium wheels (Silver)
tyres Michelin Pilot Super Sport 245/35ZR19 (93Y)
Brembo caliper brake color silver 6hrnek STI logo and 18palce 2piece-drilled disc rotors for front brake
Brembo 4hrnec silver coloured brake caliper with STI logo and drilled disc 18palce rotors for rear brake
STI designed Flexible front resistance Tower brace
STI designed Flexible draw stiffener, front
STI designed Flexible support, rear
STI designed to support the front kit
STI designed lateral skating rink with Bush ball pillow (front-, rear inside)
S206 engine balanced with STI
STI designed S206 ECU (engine control unit)
S206 twin scroll turbochargers with ball bearing
STI designed S206 sports muffler with lowered back pressure exhaust
large Intercooler with S206 Logo
STI designed to strengthen Silicon manifold
STI designed the air cleaner element
S206 multi mode indicator VDC (vehicle dynamics control)
S206 RECARO interior designed the front bucket seat
S206 seat fabrics, BRANDING with the black hole/red base, leather seats support (dark gray) with silver stitch
S206 door-front fender of the output grid
the front hood of aluminium
STI designed trunk lip spoiler
S206 badges on the grille at the front and the rear gate
STI designed side Garnish with STI logo (black metal)
EXCLUSIVE for NBR CHALLENGE package
S206 Dry carbonic rear spoiler (adjustable with logo S206 2 angle)
BBS designed 19-inch x 8, 1/2J cast aluminium wheels (black)
S206 Nürburgring challenge plate (rear)
S206 red side sill plate with logo S206 (front)