Subaru offering more power and satellite navigation system for the WRX STI

Article by Christian Andrei, on April 12, 2011

Subaru customers can have their standard 4-door or 5-door STI with upgraded engine power and a satellite navigation system at the same OTR price of £32,995 from April 1 until June 31, 2011. In its standard trim, the 2.5 litre Subaru Boxer 16-valve turbo engine already produces a power of 300 PS at 6000 rpm and 407 Nm at 4000 rpm.

Customers purchasing an STI within the qualifying period will get the engine upgrade, which has been developed at Subaru UK in-house, resulting to an extra 20 PS and enhanced mid-range torque.

The upgrade will bring the engine to produce even more impressive final figures of 450 Nm at 3400 rpm. A Subaru UK warranty is also included. With a sub five second sprint to 62 mph, STI can be categorized as a supercar, dispatched in just 4.9 seconds.

The STI of qualified customers are also fitted with a Pioneer sat nav, which has iPod and Bluetooth connectivity as well as touch-screen capability.

The screen can also be detached to connect to a laptop through a USB port for convenient data transfers. Other standard features of the STI include leather Recaro seats, climate control, SI-Drive, hill start assist, keyless entry and push button start, satellite tracker, cruise control, symmetrical AWD, 18 inch alloy wheels, and remote locking.

Press Release


Spring is in the air for Subaru customers with the company’s latest generous offer on the iconic high-performance STI. A by-word for exceptional real world driving performance, the characterful STI is now available with upgraded engine power and a satellite navigation system as standard and with no increase to the OTR price of £32,995 − but for a limited period only.

The already widely praised, revised 2.5 litre Subaru Boxer 16-valve turbo engine produces an already impressive 300 PS at 6000 rpm and 407 Nm at 4000 rpm in standard trim. Customers who purchase an STI between now and the end of June will get an engine upgrade which will result in an extra 20 PS and even more mid-range torque, leading to final performance figures of 450 Nm at 3400 rpm.

The power pack has been developed in-house at Subaru UK and is covered by a Subaru UK warranty. A sub five second sprint to 62 mph puts the STI firmly in the supercar category, despatched in just 4.9 seconds.

In addition to the significant engine enhancements, STI’s purchased in the qualifying period will also get a Pioneer sat nav fitted as standard. The system features touch-screen capability, Bluetooth and iPod connection. The screen is also detachable and can be connected to a laptop via a USB port for easy downloading of additional information.

All STI’s come as standard with symmetrical AWD, keyless entry and push button start, hill start assist, climate control, SI-Drive, leather Recaro seats, 18 inch alloy wheels, remote locking, satellite tracker and cruise control.

The STI offer runs from April 1 until June 31 and applies to both 4 and 5 door variants.

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