2014 Detroit Auto ShowJust the Facts:
- The 2015 Subaru WRX STI, the latest flagship performance model for the Japanese brand, will be introduced at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.
- The standard 2015 Subaru WRX was unveiled at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.
- The 2015 Subaru WRX STI is expected to have more than 300 horsepower.
CHERRY HILL, New Jersey — Subaru of America, Inc. announced that the 2015 Subaru WRX STI will be officially introduced to the public at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.
The standard WRX gets a downsized 2.0-liter boxer engine from the 2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT rated at 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque thanks to a twin-scroll turbo and variable valve timing. It also features the brand's first six-speed manual transmission. The 2015 WRX will only be available as a sedan.
The 2015 WRX STI is the performance flagship model, and, although no specs are available yet, the 2014 version produces 305 hp and features a firmer suspension, bigger brakes, some unique exterior features and better seats.
The outgoing 2014 Subaru WRX STI is priced at $35,290 including a $795 shipping fee.
Covers come off the new 2015 Subaru WRX STI on January 14.
Edmunds says: Expect a big spoiler on the trunk of the 2015 Subaru WRX STI.