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Tuesday, May 20, 2008

2008 Impreza WRX STI

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The STI is more than a car, it's a culture. Built upon a rally car
heritage, the Impreza WRX STI is for those who want to be a part of
a brotherhood of speed and performance. When you are part of the
Fraternity of STI, you feel like you're tearing up the track -
even when you're just sitting at the light.

Standard Features:

305-hp 2.5-liter DOHC intercooled, turbocharged SUBARU BOXER
engine 290 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm
Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
MPG: (manual) 17 city / 23 highway^
18 x 8.5-inch 5-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels
Brembo® performance brake system
STI high-performance-tuned exhaust system with quad stainless-steel
outlets High-performance sport-tuned 4-wheel independent suspension
XM® or SIRIUS® satellite radio capability


2.5-liter DOHC intercooled, turbocharged aluminum-alloy 16-valve
4-cylinder horizontally opposed SUBARU BOXER engine with Dual
Active Valve Control System (DAVCS). Iridium spark plugs.

305 hp @ 6,000 rpm

Torque (lb.-ft.)
290 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm

Fuel and Ignition system
Multiport fuel injection. Electronic Throttle Control (ETC).
Engine management with adaptive driving habits capability.
Direct ignition.

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons

Fuel Economy (city/highway)
Manual: 17/23 mpg

Fuel Requirement
Premium unleaded gasoline required. 91 octane minimum, 93 octane

Engine-speed-sensing quick-ratio variable power-assisted
Turns lock-to-lock: 2.8.

Turning Circle, curb-to-curb
36.1 ft.

SI-DRIVE performance management system
Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-DRIVE ) enables three distinctively
different modes of vehicle performance characteristics by regulating
the engine control unit (ECU) and by fine-tuning the electronically
controlled throttle.

High-performance sport-tuned 4-wheel independent suspension.
Front: Inverted-strut-type with aluminum-alloy lower L-arm.
Rear: Double wishbone. Front and rear stabilizer bars.

Brembo® performance brake system. 4-wheel disc, ventilated front and
rear. 4-piston front and dual-piston rear calipers. 4-channel, 4-sensor
Super Sport ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD).
Brake discs Front: 12.7 in./Rear: 12.3 in.