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Subaru has revealed details of the UK specification for the BRZ sportscar
Mark Tisshaw
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23 February 2012

Subaru has revealed details of the UK specification for the Subaru BRZ, the long-awaited 2+2 coupé that will go on sale in the spring.

The rear-drive 197bhp pocket rocket will be offered in three trim levels –standard and top-spec models as well as a hardcore, stripped-out variant aimed at track day enthusiasts.

Top-specification BRZs will get 17-inch alloy wheels, a torque-sensing LSD, front, side, curtain and knee airbags, MP3 connectivity, dual-zone climate control and LED daytime running lights.

The BRZ will also come with Subaru’s VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control) and can be fitted with either a six-speed short-shift manual or paddle-operated automatic transmission. The lower-spec model will be made available later this year, while the track day variant will offer scope for aftermarket tuning.

The BRZ will be available in traditional Subaru Blue, as well as silver, white, black, metallic grey and red.

It will be available with the brand’s new three-year ‘Everything Taken Care of’ (ETCo) aftercare package. The free package offers a host of potential benefits such as minor dent and scratch repairs, alloy wheel repairs and service collection and delivery.

Sales of the new Subaru BRZ – which will make its official European bow at the Geneva motor show next month – will initially be limited to around 500 UK cars per year.

The price has yet to be determined, although it is expected to be slightly more than its sister car, the Toyota GT 86. That machine costs £24,995 in standard specification.

Subaru BRZ UK specification

17-inch alloys; torque-sensing limited slip differential; vehicle dynamic control and ABS; front, side, curtain and knee airbags; cruise control system; dual-zone automatic aircon; radio CD player with six-speaker system; keyless entry with push-button start; USB and iPod connectivity; HID headlamps; front fog lamps; LED daytime running lights; body-coloured, electric-folding, head door mirrors; leather seats; heated front seats; leather steering wheel and gear knob.

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docM 24 February 2012

Re: Subaru BRZ UK spec revealed

artill wrote:
Considering what else you can get for 25K it looks excellent.
I agree and wonder how they can come in at this level. There has been much speculation in other strings about the collapse of Subaru sales in Europe being due to the unfavourable exchange rates with Japan and/or the cars being firmly pitched at North American buyers. So how can this great looking car be so competively priced if all the Toyota and Subaru versions are being built by Subaru in Japan - is Toyota underwriting the losses because the halo effect is expected to easily cover this? And, for that matter, how does Subaru manage to sell its products at competitive prices in North America where cars are much cheaper than here? All very confusing.

coolboy 24 February 2012

Re: Subaru BRZ UK spec revealed

So, UK spec revealed except price.

... very revealing!

then, let`s check spec list:

cruise control system; keyless entry with push-button start; USB and iPod connectivity; front fog lamps; leather seats; heated front seats; leather steering wheel and gear knob

loaded with unnecessary crap, I would like to learn their benefits for such type of car as for the push-button start, Toyota/Subaru should have spent more than half second guessing were to place it, dumbest location they choosed.

eager to learn about what might be head door mirrors, Autocar.

Boris911 24 February 2012

Re: Subaru BRZ UK spec revealed

Same problem over here in the US. All the spec is on the Scion and Subaru websites except the price.