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Subaru unveils the WRX STI tS Type RA for Japan

Subaru unveils the WRX STI tS Type RA for Japan

Jul 3 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Limited edition WRX will only be offered in Japan

Subaru has unveiled a new version of the venerable all-wheel-drive WRX that will only be offered in Japan. The car looks cool but it struggled with what might be the worst name ever for a WRX. Car...

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Subaru unveils the WRX STI tS Type RA for Japan

Jul 3 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Limited edition WRX will only be offered in Japan

Subaru has unveiled a new version of the venerable all-wheel-drive WRX that will only be offered in Japan. The car looks cool but it struggled with what might be the worst name ever for a WRX. Car is known as the WRX STI tS Type RA.

The vehicle comes only and tangerine orange pearl, satin white pearl, or blue mica. The car also gets a unique front lip spoiler, loss black accents and door mirrors as well as LED turn lamps. Inside the car also gets special sport seats and a leather wrapped steering wheel.

The car gets revised struts, springs, and dampers all around and a front tower brace. Subaru also equipped the car with a quicker steering ratio and Brembo brakes. Buyers can also opt for a special NBR Challenge Package adding Recaro front seats, a carbon fiber rear spoiler, 18-inch BBS forged aluminum wheels, and special Bridgestone Potenza tires. Only 300 units will be built with only 200 NBR Challenge Package versions offered. Pricing starts at 4,410,000 yen.

 
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Top 10 Most Overlooked New Cars

Jul 23 2014 5:05am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Louis Tomlinson At Mercedes-Benz World
Every year hundreds of new-car models are introduced and enter the research process for millions of car shoppers. The dizzying number of choices sometimes shrouds from the masses what are good cars. More Top 10s Here are 10 cars that Cars.com's editors agree are overlooked due to no fault of each vehicle's own substantial merits.   1. 2015 Mazda6 The Mazda6 is one of the rare family sedans tha ...
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24 Hours of LeMons Pacific Northworst: The Winners

Jul 22 2014 10:50pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

After returning to The Ridge Motorsports Park in rainy Washington for the fourth annual Pacific Northworst 24 Hours of LeMons, we inspected the 63 entrants and sent them onto the track on Saturday, then watched the hard-fought class battles reach their climax on Sunday. It was wet and blustery out and many cars left important bits of their running gear on the tarmac as the race wore on, but some teams persevered and took home property-value-lowering examples of LeMons tro ...
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Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

Jul 22 2014 3:39pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, Wagon, Government/Legal, Crossover, Hatchback, Subaru A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil. The case, which is seeking class-action status, covers examples of the 2011-2014 Forester, 2013 Legacy and 2013 Outback with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and the 2012-2013 Impreza and 2013 XV Crosstrek with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder. The suit a ...
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Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

Jul 22 2014 3:07pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, Wagon, Government/Legal, Crossover, Hatchback, Subaru A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil. The case, which is seeking class-action status, covers examples of the 2011-2014 Forester, 2013 Legacy and 2013 Outback with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and the 2012-2013 Impreza and 2013 XV Crosstrek with the 2.0-liter four-cy ...
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RS’d to Kill: More Details Emerge on Extra-Hot Ford Focus RS

Jul 22 2014 1:18pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

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Sure, we have the brawny Ford Focus ST. We have its little brother, the Fiesta ST, a 10Best-winning machine so nimble that it makes Ben Vereen look like Lurch. But what Ford hatchback enthusiasts have been demanding for years is an honest-to-Hank RS model. It was posited for some time that the ST might be as quick-tempered as the current generation of Focus would get, but recent spy photos put that notion to rest for good. The ...
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Confirmed: 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan Gets No-Cost Manual Gearbox, Magnetic Ride Control, More Colors

Jul 21 2014 6:14pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Testifies Before Senate Committee About GM's Recalls
2014 Chevrolet SS model shown Aha! Just as we suspected, the 2015 Chevrolet SS sedan is getting a manual-transmission option, as GM’s own recently released order guide for the car gives away. Pleasantly, that’s not the only good news for SS fans: The car also gets GM’s excellent Magnetic Ride Control adaptive suspension as standard. There also are a ton of new color choices, and the sedan gains Chevrolet’s 4G-lin ...
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This Subaru Ad Is How We Fantasize About Driving An STI

Jul 21 2014 2:06pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

2014 BET Experience At L.A. LIVE - Music Matters Presented By Nissan
I can't stand those commercials that have some lame-ass economy car drifting in a parking lot or something (looking at you Nissan). Those ads do nothing for me as a buyer, but this Subaru commercial from Spain makes me want to buy a new WRX STI. ..like right now!Read ...
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Toyota TRD Pro 4Runner, Ford & Subaru Recalls, 2015 Chevy SS: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Jul 21 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Incoming Ford CEO Mark Fields Unveils New 2015 Ford Edge
From The Car Connection: Looking For The 2015 Toyota FJ Cruiser? Meet The TRD Pro 4Runner You’re looking at the future of the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The FJ is an iconic off-roader, in a class with only a few serious contenders. Yet it’s almost gone; it’s nearing its final act for 2014, and it won’ ...
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