Subaru Impreza WRX - the dream of many motorists
Car Subaru Impreza WRX, the model of the first generation, debuted in 1992 in a modified wagon and sedan. Sold the car only in Japan. Two years later, in small batches, the Subaru Impreza was produced in the coupe version. The car is located in the model range between Subaru Justy and Subaru Legacy. Initially it was planned to create a serial model to participate in the rally, but the project was soon reoriented and a car with unique characteristics appeared on the market. A peculiar society of admirers and fans was formed around the car, on the basis of which clubs of interest were later organized. Sportiness of the model attracted not only young people who prefer fast driving, but also the motorists of the older generation.
Modification of Subaru Impreza WRX, characteristicswhich differ from the base model with a reinforced suspension, wide low-profile tires and ventilated disc brakes on all wheels, became the basis for the appearance of a number of sports-style models.The car gradually acquired the features of an extreme character, the chassis became more rigid, designed to move in semi-sports mode, at high speeds. The car was equipped with a two-liter engine, with a capacity of 155 hp, which allowed to reach 200 km / h.
Model Subaru Impreza WRX immediately became popular among supporters of extreme driving, the dynamism of the car, combined with ease of control, was amazing. In addition, the car had good stability on the course, which is important in a high-speed race.
The specifics of the automotive market involves periodic updating models. In 2000, the Subaru Impreza WRX-2 appeared. The model was focused on sporty driving and was equipped with an engine of 280 hp, which accelerated the car to a speed of 240 km / h. Brembo’s super efficient braking system was installed on the car, the likelihood of emergency situations was minimal.
In 2002, the Subaru Impreza again updated, the engine received a more powerful turbocharger, with increased torque. Installed 17-inch wheels, equipped with all-wheel drive car with electronics.Exterior Subaru Impreza WRX updated, changed optics and grille.
Subaru Impreza WRX: Specifications
Japanese cars are constantly being improved. When the third-generation Subaru Impreza WRX model was introduced in 2007, the entire automotive community felt this was a real breakthrough. Specifications have changed dramatically, also expanded the list of modifications. Initially, the car was presented in the back of a hatchback. The power plant was offered in several forms: an engine with a cylinder capacity of 1.5 liters., A capacity of 107 hp. with a mechanical 5-speed gearbox; two-liter engine with 150 hp; 124 hp turbocharged diesel with a cylinder capacity of 1.6 liters. This motor was completed with a 4-speed automatic. All units were designed for speed.
The new “Subaru” was offered both in the all-wheel drive version and the “mono” version. A year later, the hatchback was moved, the model range was replenished with a Subaru Impreza WRX with a sedan type body. This car was distinguished by an increased level of comfort, modern design of the front end, and the new grille was particularly impressive.Thanks to chrome-plated details, the car’s appearance gives the impression that it belongs to the “luxury” category.
The chassis of the third-generation Subaru Impreza WRX model has changed radically, lengthening the wheelbase made it possible to make the interior space wider, and the new rear suspension has significantly increased the luggage compartment. The composite framing of the window openings in the door greatly increased the degree of noise insulation, the car was quiet. In both versions, and in a sedan, and in a hatchback, folding seats of a separate configuration have been established. When chairs are transformed, a vast amount of free space appears that can be filled with things. The hatchback is 160 millimeters shorter than the sedan, but this difference is offset by its rear spoiler, far protruding beyond the body.
Model for connoisseurs
In 2009, the top version of Subaru Impreza WRX was created, which was equipped with a 2.5-liter turbo engine with 230 hp. The new atmospheric engine has a low emission factor thanks to an improved intake system and a new type of catalytic converter.The top-end Subaru Impreza WRX received the newest six-speed gearbox with mechanical gear shifting.
Japanese cars are durable, galvanized body parts do not rust for a long time, engines made with the use of nanotechnology, practically do not wear out. Therefore, the cost of cars from the country of the Rising Sun is quite high. Model Subaru Impreza WRX, the price of which varies from 250 thousand for a car of 1996 release to 2 million rubles for a new car, in any case, is worth the money.