Although not officially confirmed for the UK market, Subaru says changing conditions has lead it to 're-examine' its initial decision to not bring the car to this country.
The car was first shown at the New York motor show earlier this year. The four-door design is in keeping with WRX cars from the past, and like them the new car will get turbocharged power and all-wheel-drive grip. At 4521mm long, the WRX is comparable in length to the current WRX STI saloon, but is nearly 100mm wider and much lower than the current model.
No information on engines, gearbox options or pricing has yet been announced.
The car has been shown alongside another Subaru crossover concept, the Viziv, which the company says represents its future design direction. First seen in Geneva, the two-door crossover concept uses a plug-in hybrid system and a continuously variable transmission.
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