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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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Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #395 LIVE!

Sep 2 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Etc., Land Rover, Mazda, Subaru, Volvo, Rumormill We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #395 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight. Discussion Topics For Autoblog Podcast Episo ...
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August's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

Sep 2 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Summer came to a close, and car shoppers continued to snap up utility vehicles of every stripe in August. Fifteen of the top 19 fastest-selling cars last month were SUVs, wagons or minivans compared to 15 out of 22 in July. Related Deferred Payments: Read the Fine Print The 2015 BMW X5 (which is virtually unchanged from the revamped 2014 pictured above) unseated the smaller 2015 Porsche Macan from the top perch — tied with the 2015 Toyota Taco ...
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Subaru WRX hatchback mule spotted

Sep 2 2014 12:38pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Performance, Hatchback, Subaru Despite on-again, off-again rumors, this latest set of spy shots seems to indicate that yes, a five-door Subaru WRX is indeed in the works. Subtlety is key with this test mule, but there are clear bits of evidence that indicate a hotter hatchback is what's being developed here. First, notice the WRX-spec front fascia grafted onto this ordinary-looking Impr ...
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The 1988 IAD Royale: The Forgotten Subaru Luxury Concept

Sep 2 2014 7:45am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

In 1988, a British design firm known as International Automotive Design (IAD) created a luxury sedan concept around a Subaru. IAD wanted to demonstrate to Subaru what a luxury Subaru could be, and why IAD was the group for the task (as opposed to Italdesign). The chosen starting point for ...
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2 days ago

Pech is the top Czech in dramatic Zlín ERC counter

Aug 31 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Pech is the top Czech in dramatic Zlín ERC counter Day Report: 2014 FIA European Rally Championship - round eight of 11 Sun 31.08.14, 9:09PM Václav Pech and co-driver Petr Uhel have won Barum Czech Rally Zlín for the second time following four years of ŠKODA domination ...
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2 days ago

Scion FR-S

Aug 31 2014 9:16am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Scion FR-S is a coupe that has a lightweight, capable chassis with two doors and 2+2 seating, featuring a decently powerful four-cylinder engine. Designed for the budget-conscious driving enthusiast, the FR-S competes with the Subaru BRZ, Mazda Miata, and the Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Brand-new for the 2013 model y ...
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Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

Aug 31 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

1. 2015 Hyundai Sonata 2. 2014 Nissan Rogue 3. 2015 Subaru Outback 4. 2014 Maserati Ghibli5. 2015 Volvo XC60 6. 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 7. 2014 Honda CR-V 8. 2014 Jeep Cherokee 9. 2014 Mazda3 10. 2015 Jaguar F- ...
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Subaru and Volvo Aim for Modular Model Lineups

Aug 30 2014 10:50pm CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

Subaru and Volvo are both developing an efficient modular base for their vehicles, lowering production costs by putting different models on the same basic platform. Expect within the next several years to see new generations of cars built from a sole platform, following the trend set by Volkswagen's MQB platform. By around 2017, Subaru and Volvo will have rolled out their newest vehicles, which will be built on modular bases. Everythi ...
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3 days ago

Travis Pastrana didn't win the Ojibwe Forests Rally, but damn if he didn't look good losing.

Aug 30 2014 2:06pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Travis Pastrana didn't win the Ojibwe Forests Rally, but damn if he didn't look good losing. Photo: SubaruRead more. ...
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Pech leads home ERC counter following day of high drama

Aug 30 2014 2:03pm CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Pech leads home ERC counter following day of high drama 2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round seven of 11 - Barum Czech Rally Zlín - Day Report Sat 30.08.14, 9:09PM Václav Pech leads Barum Czech Rally Zlín following a day of high drama in the FIA European Rally Championship.   The Czech champi ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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