WRX

Thrilling performance, every drive


The sheer power of the Subaru WRX will get your adrenaline racing. It proves beyond doubt that it's aggressive, wide-body styling is backed by a pure performance pedigree.


The new 2.0-litre DOHC turbocharged Direct Injection Boxer engine with Electronic Throttle Control and Dual Active Valve Control System that delivers torque early in the rev range producing an enormous 197kW of power at 5700rpm and 350Nm of torque at 2400-5200rpm, providing sports performance and drivability.


But with all this power comes ultimate control - thanks to Symmetrical All Wheel Drive, our Vehicle Dynamics Control system and a fully independent double wishbone rear suspension system that gives you sharper handling, better balance and instinctive responsiveness.



Awards


2008 



  • Impreza WRX - International Engine of the Year, 2.0-2.5 - litre class.

  • Impreza WRX STI spec. R - NZ AA Motoring Excellence Awards - Supreme Car of the Year.

  • Impreza WRX STI spec. R - NZ AA Motoring Excellence Awards - Performance Car of the Year.

2007 



  • Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) 5-Star Occupant Safety Rating - the highest possible. 4-Star Pedestrian Safety Rating - the highest possible.

2006 



  • International Engine of the Year Award, 2.0 - 2.5-litre class, Subaru Impreza WRX

  • (2.5-litre turbo-charged horizontally-opposed Boxer engine).

2005 



  • International Association of Autotheft Investigators (IAATI), Outstanding Achievement

  • in the Reduction of Motor Vehicle Theft in Australia, Subaru Impreza WRX.

2004 



  • Australia’s Best Cars, Best Sports Car 2004 under $57,000, Subaru Impreza WRX.

2003 



  • Australia’s Best Cars, Best Sports Car 2003 under $57,000, Subaru Impreza WRX.

2001 



  • Australia’s Best Cars, Best Sports Car Under $56,000, Subaru Impreza WRX.

2000 



  • Car of the Decade, Car Magazine UK, Subaru Impreza WRX.

  • Gold Medal in Sports/Performance Car Category, Which Car, Australia, Subaru Impreza WRX.

1999 



  • Best Sports Car Under $56,000, NRMA/RACV, NSW & VIC, Subaru Impreza WRX.

 

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