As a centerpiece of the sport-compact realm, the Subaru Impreza WRX STI has been rocketing around our roads since 2007.
Though it is only a small part of the Impreza lineup, there is no doubt it is the most fantastic part.
From the City to the Track – the Introduction of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI
The STI followed the release of the Subaru Impreza in 1994, though these cars weren’t available in America until 2002. Subaru made this car to introduce themselves to the world of motorsports.
Technology and Innovations of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI
The new 2019 Subaru Impreza WRX STI includes a 310 horsepower four-cylinder engine and a new intake and performance system.
The Subaru Impreza WRX STI by Generation
- First Generation Subaru Impreza WRX STI (1994-1999)
The first generation STI came with forged pistons, a high-quality intercooler, and carbon fiber strut bars.
- Second Generation Subaru Impreza WRX STI (2000-2006)
The second generation STI offered a 300 horsepower 2.5L turbocharged boxer engine and standard six-speed manual transmission.
- Third Generation Subaru Impreza WRX STI (2007-2014)
The third generation added front suspension and Macpherson struts with a multi-link setup on the rear. It had only 265 horsepower.
- Fourth Generation Subaru Impreza WRX STI (2017-Present)
Most everything remained the same in the fourth generation except for larger brakes and suspension updates.
The Subaru Impreza WRX STI in the News
In recent news, a new study was just released that shows that the Subaru WRX is at the top of the list for the most speeding tickets in the U.S. It’s obviously hard to take it slow with such performance.
Celebrity Endorsements of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI
It only makes sense that a high-performance car is paired with a high performance celebrity like Travis Pastrana. Watch him race it below!
Best Subaru Impreza WRX STI Groups
Join the millions of WRX STI owners and enthusiasts over at Club WRX.
The Subaru Impreza WRX STI – The Pinnacle of Compact-Sport
If Subaru’s goal was to make it in the high-performance market with the release of the STI, they definitely succeeded. Now we can look forward to the next iteration of STIs and the power they will likely hold.