Subaru to Highlight 2008 Impreza Models at SEMA
- Subaru booth to display all-new Impreza and Impreza WRX models -
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30 -- Subaru of America will showcase the all-new Impreza and Impreza WRX models during the SEMA show, with a collection of tuned 4 and 5-door 2008 models, including a Halloween themed Impreza WRX and the original Subaru performance icon, the 1998 Impreza 22B.
Show display cars include: -- Subaru Performance Tuning (SPT) WRX 5-door with engine work by AEM. Boasting 450 HP, this ultimate WRX features extensive engine tuning parts including; programmable engine management system, AIT and Map sensor, Harman Motive GT35R Turbo kit, STI (Subaru Technica International) 6-speed transmission and STI Twin Plate clutch. The interior features Sparco seats and harnesses, a full roll cage and custom gauges. Prodrive 18-inch GTI wheels provide a more menacing appearance to match the performance potential. This vehicle showcases the tuning potential provided by the tried and true combination of Subaru Symmetrical AWD and the turbocharged flat four boxer engine. Just a hint of what will be available in the aftermarket for the WRX. -- Subaru Performance Tuning (SPT) WRX 5-door outfitted with signature SPT cat-back exhaust system, cold air intake, turbo heat shield and battery tie-down. The car has STI springs, 18-inch STI wheels and various STI interior and exterior styling and performance features. -- Subaru Rally Team USA prototype WRX 5-door to be campaigned in the 2008 season by SRTUSA rally driver Ken Block and 2006 and 2007 Rally America National Champion, Travis Pastrana. Featuring an all-new paint scheme, extensive carbon fiber racing parts and a rally-ready 2.0-liter Boxer race engine developing approximately 325 HP and 425 lb.-ft. of torque. -- Happy Halloween. This one-of-a kind WRX 5-door "Ten Thirty-One" car by Subaru features Halloween lighting effects to the headlights, taillights, wheel openings, front grille and undercarriage all wrapped in a Halloween-themed orange and black body. -- 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX sedan by Sport Compact Car Magazine. The new SCC project car features SPT cat-back exhaust system and turbo heat shield, Crawford Performance downpipe and I-Speed USA ECU, AP Racing front four-piston big brake kit, 13-inch two-piece front brake rotors, rear two-piston big brake kit with 13-inch rear brake rotors. The interior features a Pioneer Electronics stereo and Sparco seats. A custom flat-black paint job offset by unique white painted Prodrive 18-inch wheels that announce this as an SCC project car. -- Kicker Impreza 2.5i sedan equipped with a full line of Kicker car audio equipment including Kicker RS56.2 - 4 sets, ZX650.4 - 2, ZX1500.1 - 2, CVX10 4ohm - 6, Stinger SP1000 - 1, SP800 - 3 and 2 Clarion VMA7196 7" monitors highlighting an Xbox360 Elite. Bodywork incorporates the latest in STI accessories, with STI sport springs and carbon fiber body kit. -- The limited production 1998 Impreza 22B STI Coupe developed to commemorate 40 years of Subaru and celebrate the Subaru World Rally Team's third World Rally Championship (WRC) Manufacturers title. Subaru produced just 400 of these legendary cars for the Japanese market and only 24 cars for the rest of the world. Three non-numbered cars were built for competition in the WRC and driven by the late Colin McRae. About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 600 dealers across the United States. Subaru makes the best-selling All-Wheel Drive car sold in America based on R.L. Polk & Co. new vehicle retail registration statistics. For additional information visit www.subaru.com.