Subaru has unveiled a brand new concept automotive, the Viziv Performance STI, at the Tokyo Auto Salon, previewing the emblem's aim for the way forward for the STI sub-brand.
The new design is a extra targeted model of the Viziv Performance saloon concept published at the Tokyo Motor Show final October, with revised bumpers and sills, another small styling tweaks and the addition of an enormous spoiler.
The unique Viziv Performance was once described by way of Subaru as a sports activities saloon drawing at the race and rally heritage of the Legacy, Impreza and WRX. Few technical main points have been launched, save that it retained Subaru's conventional set-up of a boxer engine and symmetrical all-wheel pressure.
This Viziv Performance STI, then, previews the following WRX STI scorching hatch, which shall be in line with Subaru's new Global Platform and is due on sale in 2020. Subaru describes the concept as "embodying the brand's vision for the future of making cars that deliver enjoyment and peace of mind to its customers".
No technical information about the concept had been published, however the following WRX STI is anticipated to be a plug-in hybrid.
The most up-to-date WRX STI, powered by way of a 305bhp 2.Five-litre turbocharged boxer engine, went off sale in the United Kingdom at the tip of final 12 months.
Subaru may be exhibiting STI Performance variations of the Japanese-market BRZ STI Sport and Levorg STI Sport fashions on its stand at the Tokyo Auto Salon.
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