Subaru has flashed out the details of the Subaru BRZ, specified for United Kingdom. This car is to come up in three different variants. Standard, Top End and a special one for the track lovers. Subaru Lovers across UK are pouring in to the showrooms and some of them have already placed some hot bucks for booking!
Some features like 17-inch alloy wheels, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Torque sensing-LSD (Limited Slip Differential) has been included. The BRZ’s horizontally opposed 147kW 2.9 litre Boxer engine might be mated with two kinds of gear boxes. Either a short-shift, 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The ‘stripped out’ variant, meant for track lovers will have scopes for using aftermarket tuning and performance upgrades. The standard housing position of the engine is lower than ever. This results a lower centre of gravity. In order to reduce the weight, the chassis is made of several light weight material, setting the power to weight ratio of 121kW per tonne.
This new machine will be available in six Subaru-familiar colors:
WR Blue Mica, Satin White, Sterling Silver, Crystal Black Silica, Dark Metal Grey and San Remo Red.
The key features include:
■ 17-inch alloy wheels
■ Torque sensing Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
■ Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
■ Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
■ Cruise control system
■ Seven SRS Airbags (Front, side curtain, knee)
■ Keyless entry with start/stop button
■ HID Xenon headlamps
■ Front fog lamps
■ LED DRL (Daytime Running Lamps)
■ Body-colored electrically controlled ORVM
■ 6-speaker entertainment system with i-Pod and USB connectivity
■ Dual zone air conditioning with climate control
■ Genuine leather seats
■ Genuine leather wrapping on steering wheel and gear shifting knob
■ Heated front seats
Price of the mighty BRZ is yet to be confirmed by Subaru. As this car is expected to compete with the Toyota GT86, it could be priced around the price of the GT86. The BRZ will be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show. The spring is yet to come and so is the commencement of the sale.
Source: AutoCar UK