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Subaru will have a very powerful version of the WRX STI

The Subaru began taking orders for a particularly powerful version of the model WRX STI. The machine with the index TC380 will be released edition of just 50 copies, all designed exclusively for the Japanese domestic market.

Vehicle information is extremely small: for example, published only the logo of the special version, and photos of the car yet. The novelty was prepared under the guidance of Toshihiro Arai — known Japanese rally driver, two-time world champion in the Production Car WRC standings.

Unclear even the exact capacity of the engine — it can only be assumed that the number 380 in the index means a rounded output of the motor in horsepower. Now the model for the Japanese market is equipped with two-liter turbocharged engine producing 308 horsepower option for Europe and Russia — a 2.5-liter, with a capacity of 310 horsepower.

In fact, Subaru WRX STI TC380 is a product of factory tuning. The engine was supplied new turbocharger HKS GT III RS Sport metal catalyst and a HKS air filter Arai Motorsport. The terminal muffler is also firm HKS, model Super Turbo.

The cabin is fitted with Recaro seats, made specifically for this version is applied for each serial number of the machine. Almost the only external difference will be the special version of the front spoiler of carbon fiber, attached under the regular front bumper.

The cost will be 4 965 840 yen.

This is 28 percent more than the price of a regular Subaru WRX STI in the Japanese market.

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