Subaru WRX STi S209, the grossest edition with 346 HP that you will not see in Spain

Of all the cars I tried during the past 2018 One of the most special was the Subaru WRX STi . I had never driven it and it was a thorn that I could finally get rid of. I loved the car, a myth, although I already told you that a little more power could do no harm because of the faultless chassis and the effective four-wheel drive.

The Japanese brand presented yesterday, at the Detroit Show , the Subaru WRX STi S209 . This is a special edition for the sedan model that brings with it exterior aesthetic changes ( aerodynamic kit ) and interiors, as well as, as they say, a notable improvement in performance and driving with respect to the standard WRX STi. Unfortunately, it will not reach Europe, and for the first time it will be available in the United States.

This special edition uses the EJ25 engine that also propels the sporty sedan in the US, though meticulously tuned for greater performance in this Subaru WRX STi S209. The heart of 2.5 liter supercharged boxer per turbo reaches 346 hp thanks to the new settings, among which stands out a turbocharger new and specific for this variant, pistons and forged connecting rods, intercooler with water spray to further cool the intake air and larger leaks, among other things.

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strong> of the WRX STi S209 stand out lightweight 19-inch BBS wheels shod with Dunlop 265/35 tires, Bilstein shock absorbers developed especially for this car, specific stabilizer bars to increase the rigidity of the chassis and a multitude of elements which, in addition to reducing the weight of the whole , contribute to a greater high-speed downforce.

the Japanese company tells us, it seems that this edition for the US market will bring even more claw and effectiveness to the famous sedan , giving that extra power that is more than capable of accepting its chassis. The only "but" is that it will not reach the "old continent" ...

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