The sti is equally at home full out on the track as it is being used as a daily driver for a family of four. A couple of months before subarus specialedition sti s209 dropped at the detroit auto show, subaru invited us and only us to our favorite summer home of. Dont be sad because you cant afford a weekend car for venting your inner hoonage. Subaru impreza wrc rally car replica does awd donuts. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 43 wrx models in westmont.
The 2019 subaru wrx sti is here, and potential buyers want to know is the car a good daily driver. Its also reliable transportation, does well on fuel economy, has a trunk big enough to be useful, seats four adults nicely. Dec 22, 2018 the 2019 subaru wrx sti is here, and potential buyers want to know is the car a good daily driver. New available welcome lighting responds to the driver approaching the car. Is the wrxs ride quality tolerable for a daily driver. Sep 20, 2017 a subaru wrx sti has just achieved the fastest lap for a fourdoor car around the nurburgring, with a blistering six minute 57. Ten sports cars that double as good daily drivers the best daily driver is a car thats reliable, usable, and still fun to drive. Jun 16, 2014 the good the 2015 subaru wrx stis turbocharged engine delivers gobs of power with a nice, flat torque curve.
It went through a generational shift for the 2015 model year that made it. April 1st, 2017 the greatest hits the guys gather some of their mostrecommended cars, the fiesta st, the subaru wrx, and the scion frs to see if the similarly priced ecoboost mustang should join the group. Thankfully for my fellow michiganbased autoblog editors and i. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 14 wrx models in fremont. Production is capped at 500 cars a number plate in each one counts them off for 2018, and theres no continuation in the mix for the 19 wrx lineup. Dec 31, 2015 best of all, unlike many highpowered performance cars, the wrx makes an excellent yearround companion because its as comfortable being a daily driver as it is an animal on an enclosed track. Mar 26, 2010 this voltex subaru wrx sti on gold te37s is the perfect grassroots example of awd trackready performance that looks good, too. Jun 12, 2014 the 2015 wrx introduces the latest generation of subaru s iconic nameplate. Ive been a fan of the subaru wrx ever since the street version of subaru s world rally championship car hit american streets in 2002. The good the 2015 subaru wrx stis turbocharged engine delivers gobs of power with a nice, flat torque curve. In a 2017 first test, we were impressed with its spacious. I go over every inch of this 2019 subaru sti to give you everything you need to make the best. The allwheel drive wrx jets from zero to 60 in five seconds, utilizing a 2. Nov, 2018 the subaru wrx sti is a very versatile performance sedan.
What you need to know about daily driving a subaru wrx. Dec, 2006 all nice cars, the evo is probably fastest, but the sti is a little more daily driver friendly and its pretty close to the performance of the evo, plus it looks nicer. The 2020 subaru wrx received the highest possible 2019 safety rating from iihs when equipped with eyesight and steering. Thats a concept i dont explore too often, but being on a racetrack and in the driver s seat of a subaru wrx sti with a professional rally driver next to me, patience was very. I didnt need too much more space, but rather just enough to cram the kids and their sports equipment in the back. Shop subaru wrx vehicles for sale in fremont, ca at cars. Here are jalopnik readers ten most hoonable daily drivers. Boasting a market share that has been growing yearly since 2011, subaru is.
With the same engine block and similar price to the brz, the guys wondered which car was more fun on one of our favorite. Both have awd which makes it great in all weather conditions the s2k and z are both nice, the s handles better the zs a little faster, neither make great daily drivers imo. Subarus 2015 wrx sti global rallycross car will launch from 060 in a lightning quick 2 seconds. Subaru sti vs mitsubishi evo x import tuner magazine. Subaru pushes revised wrx sti to limit for grueling. My commute is 2 hours a day over a combination of highway and backroads. The driver also can pick how the standard subaru allwheel drive distributes power. If youre fond of the idea of having a turbocharged, highperformance and of course all. But i wasnt about to give up having a fun daily driver altogether. Overall, its a realistic daily driver that costs less. I originally bought my sti to be a 300whp daily driver while i. I currently drive a 2010 wrx, upgraded from a 2005 impreza, so i can compare those modelsyears. Apr 20, 2017 the subaru wrx is one of those sporty sedan rally cars that every enthusiast should drive at least once in their life.
Owners can use it as an allweather daily driver that can haul a small family and still provide the. Owners can use it as an allweather daily driver that can haul a small family and still provide the parents with some fun behind the wheel. Check out the worlds fastest subaru rally crosstrek. The top 10 fastest cars from subaru are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 060 times. The level of performance that it offers comes with a few compromises, but none of them are so serious that they legitimately affect the cars driveability on a daytoday basis. Subarus 15 fastest cars of all time subaru wrx org. Jan 14, 2019 a couple of months before subaru s specialedition sti s209 dropped at the detroit auto show, subaru invited us and only us to our favorite summer home of virginia international raceway, site of. Shop subaru wrx vehicles for sale in westmont, il at cars. The subaru wrx is one of those sporty sedan rally cars that every enthusiast should drive at least once in their life. My 15 wrx is my dd and i put around 300 miles on it each week. Long a favorite of enthusiast commuters and rally drivers alike, the wrx has seen numerous incarnations over the years, but the current base model is still able to hold its own as one of subaru s fastest. Subaru wrx sti has assisted the subaru rally team usa to 12 overall rally championships in the united states. I think it has the right balance and is stiff enough to give great handling and driver toroad connection without being uncomfortable and painful on longer drives. As a daily driver, the subaru impreza shines with its comfortable ride and stable handling when you need to make an emergency maneuver.
Cant make up your mind whether to go for the new 2015 subaru wrx or step up to the 2015 subaru wrx sti. I did test drive a few wrx stis before i bought the 2010 also, bu. The subaru wrx sti is a very versatile performance sedan. The 2020 wrx sti nbr challenge car tests at fuji speedway in february. Turbocharged subaru boxer engine with symmetrical allwheel drive. The 2015 wrx introduces the latest generation of subarus iconic nameplate.
This voltex subaru wrx sti on gold te37s is the perfect grassroots example of awd trackready performance that looks good, too. Heres why my search for a daily driver ended with a. In successive weeks the middle west and eastern coast of our country were blanketed in snow. The most conventional ones were a stock wrx sti, which had the rear wings changed out for wrx versions, and a hopped up wrx with over 320 horsepower, a heavier clutch, and the differentials from. Unlike a lot of hardcore sports sedans, the subaru wrx is a car you can definitely enjoy using as a daily driver. A subaru wrx sti has just achieved the fastest lap for a fourdoor car around the nurburgring, with a blistering six minute 57. Long a favorite of daily driven enthusiasts and rally drivers alike, the wrx has seen numerous incarnations over the years, and the base model is still able to hold its own in the top ten of subaru s fastest. Im looking at getting a wrx as my daily driver but i live in. So said the random guy at the farmers market when the five of us parked the 2018 subaru wrx sti and piled out of the car. It has plenty of power and offers the option of an automatic transmission and the eyesight driverassist feature. If there is any car that started the protorally movement, its the subaru wrxand the wrx sti is the wrxs more powerful, more hightech, and more expensive older brother. Unless youre a diehard track enthusiast, wed say the wrx is the preferable choice over the sti. Popular daily sports cars include the bmw m3, subaru wrx, and vw gti. The dccd and vdc systems give drivers quick control over the allwheeldrive systems.298 142 538 23 1038 301 1322 1011 98 558 723 221 71 624 635 1131 564 1229 15 345 1239 1227 859 1223 119 1003 1398 337 1282 792 1106 930 1544 354 452 364 1352 1348 833 493 969 1281 1011 832 1355 482 1227 1368 86