In September 2014 Subaru Forester STI put the front as a concept car. Then was wild speculation: There was talk of more than 300 hp and genuine STI rally pedigree that could hold in the Subaru SUV collection. Now revealed the Japanese, the limited edition of 300 copies special edition Subaru Forester tS.
Outside, the Forester tS is distinguished by a black grill with red border. Besides giving special STI front and rear aprons, a black rear spoiler, black door mirrors, tinted windows from the rear and was designed by BBS 19-inch wheels a sporty look. Also, make STI emblems attention around the special model of the Subaru motorsport heritage. Inside, the emblems found on the leather steering wheel and shift knob again the. In addition, witness an exclusive leather interior with red stitching, carbon edged instruments as well as a 260 - km / h speed display of athletic power of the vehicle.
In order to improve the performance of SUVs, the chassis was lowered by 15 millimeters. Ventilated Brembo brake discs provide the necessary delay. Also, engine and transmission controls have been revised. The look and the technical data speak accordingly for an analog power increase over the current high-volume model. " tS " but means " tuned by STI " and so it is with a comprehensive " optics and performance package " for the Forester.
Nevertheless: In the engine compartment suggests the two-liter four-cylinder boxer heart in the strongest Japanese version. The turbo petrol engine comes to a power of 280 hp and 350 Nm of torque. The drive unit is connected to a continuously variable automatic transmission that delivers the power to all four wheels. But why the most powerful production engine of Japan execution? Well, the 300 special editions will come even on the market only in Japan. To 5 April 2015 and thereafter be ordered. Prices start at around 29,700 euros converted . (ml)