The all-new Subaru WRX STi has been spotted testing at the Nurburgring ahead of its official unveiling this coming April.
Rather than develop a new STi off of the new Impreza sedan body style like the last generation, engineers decided to use the new five-door body style because of its better handling characteristics. The five-door body greatly improves the cars cornering ability and overall track times.
The STi version of the Impreza has enlarged fenders, a new rear spoiler and quad exhaust pipes. Power for the most powerful Impreza is expected to come from a revised version of the current 2.5L boxer engine. Final output should be around 300 horsepower.
Things should get real interesting next year, since Mitsubishi is also set to release their all-new EVO X.
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