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Explore the Subaru WRX

Explore the Subaru WRX Many of us are not in the market to buy a high-performance rally car to actually drive on a rally track, right? Instead, we might be…

Explore the Subaru WRX

Explore the Subaru WRX

Many of us are not in the market to buy a high-performance rally car to actually drive on a rally track, right? Instead, we might be more inclined to test its paces on our suburban streets or on the highways of South Africa. Even so, the Subaru WRX brings a level of performance to any kind of on-road terrain, making it an absolute pleasure to drive no matter where you are.

Let’s explore the Subaru WRX. We’ll take you through the main features of this powerhouse sports car, when it all began, and just where you can get behind the wheel of a 2020 model to test drive it for yourself.

How reliable is the Subaru WRX?

The all-new WRX comes in two model specifications; the 2.0 Turbocharged MT model and the 2.0 Turbocharged Sports Lineartronic CVT model. Both are available from R631 000 and up and come with an impressive list of Subaru WRX specs. Most importantly, with the kind of power the WRX models sport, safety is a priority for the sporty WRX. It is the only model in the Subaru range to have a 5-star safety rating from the leading rating agencies, namely EURO, NCAP, JNCAP and ANCAP.

Subaru WRX Features

Driver reviews of the WRX around the world, say that even though the car in incredibly powerful it is also really comfortable to drive. Being careful over speed bumps and around potholes is a definite must though due to the car’s low ground clearance but other than that it performs beautifully as both a suburban sedan and a speedster too.

Take a look at a few other features of the WRX;

  • Steering Responsive Headlights
  • Seven airbags including front side driver and passenger airbags and driver knee airbags too.
  • EyeSight pre-collision braking and throttle management and adaptive cruise control (only in Sports Lineartronic CVT model)
  • 0-inch Touch screen Infotainment System
  • 60l fuel tank capacity
  • Acceleration (0-100km/hr) in just 6 seconds
  • 240km maximum speed
  • All-wheel drive capabilities and active torque vectoring

How many Subaru WRX were made?

The Subaru WRX was first born from the design of the Subaru Impreza. The Impreza was manufactured as a first-class sedan car in 1992 and the WRX was designed for the World Rally Championships in the same year. Initially designed simply for rallying purposes, the company decided in 2015 to offer the WRX to the market as a standalone model.

Where Can I Buy a Subaru WRX?

Since 2015, the Subaru WRX upgrades have taken place with the frame and engine being refined over the years. Right now, the 2020 models are available to buy. You can be the proud owner of a Subaru WRX by getting in touch with a Subaru dealer near you. Find a Dealership now

If you’d prefer to test drive before you buy, Subaru South Africa would certainly welcome you. Feel the powerful driving style of the WRX and smooth handling performance. Book a Test Drive

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