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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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Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

Oct 19 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

1. 2015 Subaru Outback2. 2015 Dodge Challenger 3. 2015 Lexus NX 200t4. 2014 Nissan Rogue5. 2015 Honda Fit6. 2015 Cadillac ATS7. 2015 Infiniti QX708. 2014 Honda CR-V 9. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class10. ...
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Dear John, I need an affordable all-wheel-drive sedan

Oct 17 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

After what some consider the most hellacious winter in decades, many Canadian new car buyers are reconsidering their vehicle needs this fall to better weather the upcoming winter’s inevitable storms and snow. One such buyer is this month’s Dear John letter writer, James Reardon, from Peterborough, Ont. James is looking to replace his current ride, a 2010 Toyota Corolla compact sedan. It’s been his faithful ride to and from his job ...
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Weekly Roundup: Most popular stories and new car reviews

Oct 17 2014 11:23am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Most popular stories: 1. People, keep your feet off the dashboard: Not only is it kind of tacky, but it can be very unsafe as well 2. After rotting in field for 40 years, classic Ford fully restored: Hundred-dollar car cost $40,000 to restore after sitting in farmer’s field for 40 years Gary Singbeil and son with the rescued 1954 Ford.Alyn Edwards, Driving 3. Heavy Duty Haulers: These are the top 10 trucks for towing: Forget the horsepower war, truck makers have lo ...
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Nissan Rogue

Oct 17 2014 11:03am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Nissan Rogue is a compact crossover that seats up to five passengers. A front-driver with a four-cylinder engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT), the Rogue also makes all-wheel drive available. Competitors include the high-volume trio of Ford Escape, Honda C ...
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Awesome ERC foursome aim for leading Swiss role

Oct 16 2014 7:50am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Awesome ERC foursome aim for leading Swiss role 2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round 10 of 11 Rallye International du Valais, 23-25 October 2014 Thu 16.10.14, 2:02PM Four top driving talents will showcase the Serious Competition Ahead in the FIA European Rally Championship when Rallye International du Valais ho ...
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Toyota GT 86 Will Live to See a Second Generation

Oct 15 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Toyota GT 86 will get a second-generation version. Quite frankly, I don’t know if that’s good news or bad news because the current-generation model hasn’t progressed the way we’d hoped. Maybe that’s a contrarian opinion, but I just thought Toyota had more planned for the GT 86 than what it’s done since the car came out. Whatever the case may be, Toyota of Europe executive vice president Karl Schlicht told Motoring Au ...
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Colorado Ford, Subaru dealer Carlson in line to become '16 NADA chairman

Oct 14 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

The National Automobile Dealers Association chose Colorado dealer Jeff Carlson as its next vice chairman, putting him in line to become chairman after Bill Fox of New York, who -- as expected -- will be NADA's 2015 chairma ...
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Acura May Go All AWD Because It's Working For Subaru

Oct 14 2014 3:32pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Acura has so completely forgotten what it is (handsome, nimble, well-built low-priced luxury) that it is going to give being Subaru a shot. They may go all-AWD.Read ...
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Subaru's Impreza Fits Smaller Families

Oct 14 2014 11:49am CDT | Source: Cars.com

When most families think of Subaru, the cars that seem to come to mind are the Forester crossover and Outback wagon. Many don't have the Impreza, Subaru's entry-level compact, on their radar. It's got a lot to offer with its family-friendly sedan or hatchback body styles and standard all-wheel drive, plus it's more affordable then its larger siblings. For smaller families who have active ...
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Acura Looking Into Offering Standard AWD on All Models

Oct 14 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Acura remains a brand trying to find its way, as many luxury buyers simply don’t see it as a premium enough brand to warrant a high entry fee. With Acura’s sales falling well behind Lexus, BMW and Mercedes as of September 2014, Honda’s luxury arm needs to do something to boost sales. Acura is working on solutions to this issue, and one answer is to do what many other brands are doing these days, steal a page from a successful brand’s book.Specifically, Acura is ...
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