2017 Subaru BRZ gets lots of upgrades

Subaru has unveiled the updated 2017 BRZ, which gets lots of upgrades, including revised styling, suspension upgrades and updates to its four-cylinder boxer engine.

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Subaru has unveiled the updated 2017 BRZ, which gets lots of upgrades, including revised styling, suspension upgrades and updates to its four-cylinder boxer engine.
On the outside the 2017 BRZ gets a redesigned front bumper, restyled LED headlights, LED taillights and a standard rear spoiler. The Premium and Limited models receive new 10-spoke, 17-in aluminum alloy wheels. Inside the 2017 BRZ Limited model now has a standard 4.2-in LCD multifunction display positioned to the right of the prominent tachometer. The steering wheel has also been updated and paddle shift control switches are also standard on BRZ Limited with the optional automatic transmission.

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Under the hood, the 2017 BRZ;s 2.0-liter engine receives several internal updates for friction reduction including new valves, camshaft and cylinder heads. The engine also get a new aluminum intake manifold and redesigned exhaust manifold for increased air flow, which gives models equipped with the 6-speed manual transmission 205-hp and 156 lb-ft of torque. Also, a lower final drive ratio from 4.1 to 4.3:1, paired with the standard Torsen limited-slip differential, improves acceleration on models with manual transmission. Incline Assist is also standard too.

Lastly a new Performance Package is available on the Limited model with the manual transmission and includes Brembo calipers and larger rotors on both front and rear brakes. The package also includes SACHS Performance shock absorbers and unique 17-in x 7.5-in black aluminum alloy wheels.

Source: Subaru