Although the new Subaru Impreza has been on sale in the US for a year, the company is only now launching the new car in European markets.
The next Subaru Impreza, expected to arrive in early 2017, has been unveiled at the New York International Auto Show today. It is the first model to make use of the company's new Subaru Global Platform.
Although first launched in Japan back in 2012, the Pound-to-Yen exchange rate meant that the new Subaru Impreza didn’t make it to these shores. However, recent currency movements in our favour allowed Subaru UK to construct a business case for importing what is now the company’s entry-level model, and it slots conveniently into the range below the Subaru XV with which it shares much of its basic architecture.
The Subaru Impreza will make its return to the UK this summer, not just with the fire-spitting WRX STI, but also a more conventionally-powered model, branded the Impreza RC.
More than 300 Subaru Imprezas will gather in Banbury on Sunday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a car which brought supercar performance to the masses and became an icon on the rally stage
The Subaru WRX STI has had its price reduced to £26,995, and is also now available with a new 340R power upgrade which boosts power to 340 PS for £1,599
The all-new, fourth-generation 2012 Subaru Impreza will be powered by a 1.6-litre Boxer engine mated to a CVT transmission. The current WRX STI continues as it is.
The Subaru Impreza STI is now available with upgraded engine power and a satellite navigation system as standard and with no increase to the OTR price of £32,995 - but for a limited period only
Japanese manufacturer Subaru recently unveiled the Impreza Design Concept, which previews the company's new 'Confidence in Motion' design and brand strategy, at the Los Angeles Auto Show
The new 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI is on sale now, powered by a 300PS 2.5-litre boxer engine capable of hitting 62mph in 5.2 seconds, and priced from £32,995
The new Cosworth Impreza STI CS400, powered by a 400 PS 2.5-litre flat-four, goes on sale next month, priced from £49,995 and limited to just 75 cars
From April the Subaru Impreza WRX and STI Type UK will be offered with the Prodrive Performance Pack (PPP) and new 18-inch wheels for free