A New Subaru Performer is Coming in Early 2018

500 Subaru WRX STI Type RA vehicles are set to show up in a limited edition, and we at Belknap Subaru can't wait to get the firsthand experience of their abilities to command the road.

2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA's build to spec brings us back to the competitively modded 1989 Subaru Legacy and its championing of the FIA World Speed Endurance Record. That beast traveled 62,000 miles in 18 days, reaching top speeds of a blistering 138 mph. 2018 WRX STI Type RA proffers the reduced weight and upgrades to its inverted front struts and rear double wishbone suspension – each get Bilstein® dampers – as well as to its engine likewise to impress. Bolstered Recaro® performance-design front seats and an Ultrasuede® wrapped steering wheel seem just the beginning of an inviting drive.

245/35R19 Yokohama Advan Sports tires engird lightweight BBS® 19-inch forged alloy wheels, making a good performance peel-out or two a matter of course thanks to a 2.5-liter turbocharged BOXER engine. And with an ECU retuned for the road and piston strength enhancement joining forces with a new STI-specified cold air intake and high-flow-performance exhaust, engine prowess appears to be Subaru's order of the day for 2018 WRX STI. The automaker plans for its powerhouse to put out a sporty 310 proverbial horses.

But with power ought to come drive-time panache, and here, 2018 Subaru WRX STI's special edition delivers. A modified multi-mode VDC, STI front under-spoiler, and heat-dissipating Brembo® brake system help ensure control with more than a touch of stability for the duration. Couple these elements with Type RA's six-speed transmission, advertising a revised third gear ratio and short throw shifter, and you can look forward to quick acceleration with the apex in ride smoothness.

A test drive to see for yourself the road warrior that is Subaru WRX can be had in advance of the big release right here at Belknap Subaru. And we're right around the proverbial corner, just a short drive to Tilton, NH from the Concord area as well as Manchester, Plymouth, and Laconia. Stop by and visit us here at 35 Tilton Road, Route 140 today!

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