Sports Coupé with new looks (and old performance)

Friedberg, 27 October 2016

The BRZ receives more equipment and a modified front for the new model year. Provides the thrust as he prominent Boxer engine with 200 hp. The performance increase of five Horsepower, which Subaru of America announced at end of may 2016, is not implemented in this country. Subaru spokesperson Andrea Wolf said us, such was not planned for Germany and was never planned.

Led instead of Xenon light

The price for the switched version of the GT is now at 32,400 euros, 900 euros more than previously. For 33.950 euro to get the version with six-speed automatic and paddle shifters on the steering wheel. The new GT Gets a different front bumper and differently styled wheels. The optical changes by the new headlights: previously Xenon light series, in the future the BRZ always drives with LED light. The daytime running lights, fog lights and for the first time the taillights use LED technology the energy saving also. Rear now dissolves the rear spoiler from the edge of the trunk and the future stands on little feet.

Display showing the g-forces

Also the chassis of the GT has been improved for the new model year and has now revised spring rates, other shock absorbers and a reinforced rear stabilizer. Also, the sports Coupé receives an upgraded facilities and for the first time a second version of the equipment. The basic version has standard sport a new audio system with 6.2 inch touchscreen, six speakers, Bluetooth Handsfree and Smartphone connectivity. New is also the standard multi function steering wheel. The instruments include also a 4.2-inch display in addition to the large circular tachometer and the slightly smaller speedometer. It shows the information of the on-board computer, but also the g values of the longitudinal and lateral acceleration and a stopwatch for the personal lap time on the race track.

ESP with five modes

The standard equipment of the "Sport" GT include a Hill Start Assistant, an automatic climate control, electric Windows and electric anklapp-, adjustable and heated outside mirrors. The anti-centrifuge system that is at Subaru VDC, has now five instead of four modes. The track mode, which allows for slight oversteer in fast corners is new. The top model from 34.400 euro "Sport +" also has sport seats with Alcantara leather, GT logo and heated seats. (sl)