2021 Subaru WRX STI and Hatchback Rumors
2021 Subaru WRX STI and Hatchback Rumors – According to several news sites, Subaru was tempted to return to WRC in 2021, the competition that made both the brand and the Impreza name board famous in the 1990s and 2000s. But to do so, Japanese companies need to build a new car, As Impreza and WRX no longer suitable for the series. Instead, the word was Subaru working on a new car subcompact size of Ford Fiesta,] Hyundai i20, and Toyota Yaris.
However, in 1992, the company replaced Rex with a slightly larger model, Vivio. Not only is it closer to the subcompact and size-wise design, but Vivio also spawned a rally car that made appearances in the WRC stage in Japan and a round of 1993 of the Safari Rally.
Essentially the only true subcompact, which Justy stays in production for 10 years and is sold globally, including in Europe and the United States. The nameplate lived on after 1994 on Suzuki’s Cultus rebadged and, recently at 2016, in its brand Daihatsu Thor and Toyota tank Mini MPV. But that’s the original Justy who remains the only Subaru spiritual precursor to the upcoming subcompact hatchback.
There is no clue as to how Subaru might design this hatchback. We have yet to see any prototype and sketch designs yet leaked online. This is not surprising though, as subcompact is still at least a few years away. However, it’s safe to assume that any upcoming Subaru will share styling cues with the company’s current vehicles. So we went ahead and created the rendering.
2020 Subaru WRX Limited edition Series
The Subaru WRX Series 2020. White and 2020 Subaru WRX STI Series. White is likely to be limited to 1000 Total examples, 250 examples for WRX STI and 750 WRX. White ceramics will differ from the Crystal White Pearl offered on the current model without metallic or pearl in the paint. Like Series-Gray, the 2020 Series. White Limited Edition WRX and WRX STI will get the exclusive Crystal Black Silica and collapsible exterior mirrors and also a 19-inch Alloy wheel with black finishing.
The Subaru WRX Series 2020. White will likely get the same selection of performance packages, and the 2020 WRX STI Series. White will come with Recaro’s preferred package with improved suspension upgrades. Do not seek engine upgrades on STI standards or special editions of 2020 WRX STI. Subaru will keep the 310-HP EJ25 2.5-liter turbo boxer about one more year.
2021 Subaru WRX STI Engine
Performance fans had to wait until next year before the subsequent generation of Subaru WRX STI arrived as a model of 2021 years. We have heard it will get a new FA-Series-based turbocharged Boxer engine when it finally makes its global debut. The report says it can get a 2.4-liter upgrade of turbo-Boxer which is sourced from the all-new family climbing transporter but no details have been leaked yet.
The last-of-this-generation 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI will make the launch of the dealership this fall after the All-New 2020 Subaru Outback arrives this summer. Series. White Limited Edition WRX/STI model will arrive shortly after.
It sports Grille similar to a beehive and it is flanked by squared-off headlamps. This is a little bigger though and a sweep-back towards the A-pillar, A distinctive design feature for most of the current hatchbacks. A large intake in the Hood feeds the air into the engine.
To the side, the Subaru take segment would probably be a typical subcompact hatchback profile. This includes a large side window, a Beltline that slowly ascents back, and a slightly prominent side of the skirt. We add a few lines of character over the side frame and underneath the doorknob, but they can be anywhere based on what we can see on Subarus at this time. Being a performance model, the hatchback can sport a rendition of the famous Gold wheel found at WRX.
Subaru will offer lighter, more affordable versions to go against the usual Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Polo, Toyota Yaris, and Hyundai i20. This version will have a less aggressive design, likely based more on Impreza than WRX.
2021 Subaru WRX STI Interior
With no other subcompact of the Subaru to look into, it’s hard to tell how this hatchback might look inside. However, it is safe to assume that it will not have too many Premium features. Subaru will try to stay affordable and this will translate into a lack of fancy features and gadgets.
But while ordinary models may not be too much to brag about in the basic form, higher performance variants should come with a lot of extras.
2021 Subaru WRX Hatchback Engine
1.6-liter units are only available in Europe and will make sense in this special Euro hatchback. However, at 112 horsepower, the output at Impreza, four-Banger will not cut the mustard against the competition, as the Volkswagen Polo GTI, Ford Focus ST, and the Toyota Yaris GRMN all give around 200 horses.
Ironically, the 2.0-liter engine will be lower as well, as the current rating on Impreza sits at 152 horsepower. Of course, Subaru could upgrade the machine to squeeze more oomphs. This Unit may seem rather large for a subcompact, but if the Volkswagen managed to fit 2.0 liters in the new Polo GTI, the Subaru should be able to find its way.
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Then there is a collaboration already has with Toyota for 86 and BRZ twins. Although the engine in sports cars may not be suitable for a hatchback, Subaru might be able to borrow a supercharged, 1.8-liter Mill from the GRMN Yaris. Rated at 209 horsepower and 184 pounds-feet, it’s strong enough to make the Subaru hatchback one of the most powerful in this niche.
Whatever drivetrain, this hatchback requires at least 195 horsepower and Sprint 0-to-62 mph from about six seconds to be competitive.
2021 Subaru WRX STI Price
In order to remain competitive, the Subaru hot-hatching needs to price so it doesn’t come as the most expensive option. While Ford and Volkswagen already had some traditions to rely on in this niche, Subaru would start from scratch. Fortunately, Japanese companies have a big crack to play with. While the Fiesta of ST and Polo GTI started from £19,495 and £21,140, respectively, the Yaris GRMN took a whopping £26,295 before the choice. I think the sticker around the £20,000 mark would be appropriate here, but Subaru could cost a little more.