Subaru WRX STI gets auto box

Subaru WRX STI gets auto box

Subaru STI A-line fq

Subaru just let loose word that a new kinder, more sensitive STI is being released. Named the A-Line, the car is focused toward those who dig on the STI badge, but aren’t quite ready to dive into the hardcore sports machine boots and all. The result is the first STI with an auto box — a five speed unit Subaru is calling SPORTSHIFT. The SPORTSHIFT is not a total slush box and comes equipped with electronic technology that matches revs on the down shift.

The A-line has other luxury additions, like eight-way adjustable leather front seats. That said, the underpinnings of the hard-nuts all-wheel driver are still there, and it shares the same turbo 2.5-litre four-pot with 300 horsepoweras its lighter-weight sibling. Best part is that you can still get the A-line in manual.

Subaru STI A-line fq

Subaru just let loose word that a new kinder, more sensitive STI is being released. Named the A-Line, the car is focused toward those who dig on the STI badge, but aren’t quite ready to dive into the hardcore sports machine boots and all. The result is the first STI with an auto box — a five speed unit Subaru is calling SPORTSHIFT. The SPORTSHIFT is not a total slush box and comes equipped with electronic technology that matches revs on the down shift.

The A-line has other luxury additions, like eight-way adjustable leather front seats. That said, the underpinnings of the hard-nuts all-wheel driver are still there, and it shares the same turbo 2.5-litre four-pot with 300 horsepoweras its lighter-weight sibling. Best part is that you can still get the A-line in manual.

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