Exclusive “White” Edition Subaru WRX/STI Breaks Cover At LA Auto Show
Torque News told you about the new 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.White special-edition models in April. Subaru just unveiled the two new limited-edition models at the 2019 LA Auto Show today. Here are the details for both new performance models.
The 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.White comes exclusively in Ceramic White exterior paint with matte bronze wheels and will be limited in production to 500 WRX and 500 WRX STI performance sedan models. Look for Canada to get a limited number also yet to be announced.
2020 Subaru WRX and STI Series.White
The STI gets a few extra goodies, not on the standard trim. The 2020 Subaru WRX STI Series.White gets upgraded Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, a Bilstein STI sport-tuned suspension, heavy-duty steering rack mounts, Monoblock Brembo brake calipers (6-piston front, 2-piston rear), in silver finish with black STI logo. In place of a temporary spare tire, the WRX STI Series.White receives a tire repair kit to reduce weight.
Inside, the STI features black Ultrasuede with Carbon Black leather bolster, leather-wrapped steering wheel with red stitching, and Recaro seats with 8-way power driver’s seat. Outside it gets 19-inch matte bronze BBS forged alloy wheels, Crystal Black Silica foldable exterior mirrors and side badging, new matte black rear badging and a restyled mesh grille with STI badge and cherry blossom red accent.
How much extra is the WRX STI Series.White? It’s priced at $43,595 including destination, a $5,700 price increase over the standard STI.
2020 Subaru WRX STI Series.White
The WRX includes the performance trims Performance Package that includes Ultrasuede-trimmed Recaro seats, 8-way power driver’s seat, moonroof delete and Brembo braking system with red calipers (4-piston front, 2-piston rear).
New for WRX, a high-performance Bilstein sport-tuned suspension featuring Bilstein dampers for the front inverted struts and rear double wishbones is standard on the Series.White. Additional standard equipment includes LED Steering Responsive Headlights, LED fog lights, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start, Crystal Black Silica foldable exterior mirrors and side badging and new matte black rear badging.
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2020 Subaru WRX Series.White
The 2020 Subaru WRX Series.White is priced at $34,895 including destination, a $3,650 increase over the base 2020 WRX. Subaru says both special-edition trims will begin arriving at showrooms in the U.S. market early next year.
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