The new Subaru WRX is here.
Born out of the World Rally Championship, the Subaru WRX is revered the world over as one of the most formidable sports vehicles- and it’s available in South Africa now. This 4th generation WRX is a sport car that embodies practicality and comfort to double as a daily-use.
This Subaru features all the new-age drivetrain technology. The new WRX also brings true sports car performance and handling to a more affordable level, being benchmarked against some of the world’s most revered sports cars but available at a much lower price level.
Two transmission options are available – the new six-speed manual derivative and a new age automatic WRX option. Electric steering system with quicker ratios has been adopted for the ultimate driving feel, precision and control – endowing the new WRX with steering responsiveness comparable to some of the world’s finest sports cars. The taut, muscular and wide stance of the new WRX conveys an immediate sense of sporty, yet fun driving.
The interior of the new Subaru WRX has a luxury and premium quality meeting a sporty attitude as well as functionality. Comfort has always been a WRX selling point and in the new version, this has been reemphasised by the supportive sports bucket seats and an increase in rear legroom specifically.
The interior mirrors the exterior’s premium look and feel, with feature highlights including full leather upholstery and soft-touch surfaces, keyless access and push-button starting, a 6-speaker multimedia audio system with USB and auxiliary connectivity, voice control, Bluetooth, a full-colour multi-information display which provides clear readouts for fuel efficiency, trip information, audio details and a new boost gauge, a rear view camera, cruise control, automatic climate control, electric power steering with satellite controls, SI-DRIVE and red ambient lighting. Yoh, that is a lot of spec! Optional accessories include satellite navigation, a sports exhaust system and the STI body kit.
Subaru has always been a brand for safety- and so is the new WRX. The car is fitted with all the inherent up-to-date safety features that Subaru has to offer. In keeping with Subaru tradition, the new WRX was recently awarded the Top Safety Pick Award by US crash test giant IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). Read more about the WRX’s safety reputation.
The new Subaru WRX is available as standard with a 3-year/ 100 000 km warranty and Subaru’s 3-year/ 75 000 km maintenance plan, which can be optionally extended at purchase. Service intervals are 15 000 km.
Retail price incl. VAT
WRX Premium 6MT- R 449 000
WRX Premium Sport Lineartronic™ CVT- R 469 000