Subaru Brz 2020 Review Model – subaru brz 2020 review
Subaru’s achievement cars cycle into the 2020 archetypal year with accessory changes, as able-bodied as a accessory amount bang for the WRX and WRX STI. The big account is the acknowledgment of the BRZ tS, which was originally a one-year-only bound copy for the 2018 archetypal year (no 2019 archetypal was offered).
The 2020 Subaru BRZ tS is agnate to the antecedent version, but with one above difference. Subaru alone the big carbon cilia rear wing, replacing it with a abate rear addle-brain that was acceptable beneath expensive. The car itself starts at $1,960 beneath than the 2018 model, with a abject amount of $32,395 (all prices accommodate a binding destination charge). Assembly of the 2020 BRZ tS will be bound to 300 units, instead of the 500 congenital for the 2018 archetypal year.
Aside from the altered rear spoiler, the blow of the tS carries over from the 2018 archetypal year. Upgrades accommodate Sachs dampers and springs, an agent V-brace, anatomy stiffening, Brembo brakes, and Michelin Pilot Spork tires captivated about model-specific 18-inch wheels. Subaru didn’t blend with the engine, so the 2.0-liter boxer-four makes the aforementioned 205 application and 156 pound-feet of torque as a abject BRZ. For 2020, the BRZ tS is alone accessible in Ceramic White (the 2018 archetypal was accessible in three colors).
The alone added BRZ trim akin accessible for 2020 is the Limited, which starts at $29,745 aback able with the aforementioned six-speed chiral chiral as the tS. The Bound is additionally accessible with a six-speed automatic, which bumps the amount up to $30,845, and bumps achievement bottomward to 200 hp and 151 lb-ft. All BRZ models appear accepted with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a $1,195 achievement amalgamation for the Bound adds Brembo brakes, Sachs dampers, and model-specific 17-inch wheels. The rear-wheel drive BRZ charcoal an outlier in Subaru’s calendar of all-wheel drive vehicles.
The 2020 Subaru WRX starts at $28,395, an access of $300 over the 2019 archetypal year. The alternative achievement amalgamation now includes a complete Brembo anchor advancement (as against to aloof upgraded pads), while the Recaro advanced seats and moonroof annul backpack over from 2019. The amalgamation is now priced at $2,850, up from $2,050 in 2019. It doesn’t absorb any changes to the WRX’s turbocharged 2.0-liter boxer-four, which makes 268 hp and 258 lb-ft.
In accession to the abject model, Subaru offers higher-level WRX Premium and Bound models, starting at $30,695 and $32,995, respectively. You accept to advancement from the abject archetypal to the Premium to get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Subaru’s EyeSight driver-assist arrangement is now accepted on all WRX models able with the alternative continuously capricious chiral (a six-speed chiral is standard).
The WRX STI charcoal Subaru’s achievement flagship. The alone changes for 2020 are accepted keyless access with pushbutton start, and adapted engine-bay cooling ducts advised to acquiesce bigger cooling. That doesn’t change the achievement of the 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer-four, which charcoal 310 hp and 290 lb-ft. Unlike the accepted WRX, the STI is accessible alone with a six-speed chiral transmission. Pricing starts at $37,895, which is $400 added than 2019. The 2020 WRX STI Bound starts at $42,595.
While Subaru brought aback the BRZ tS for an encore, it fabricated no acknowledgment of the WRX STI Type RA alien alongside the tS in 2018. That archetypal has acceptable been supplanted by addition bound copy — the S209. With 341 hp, the S209 is the best able assembly Subaru ever. It’s additionally the aboriginal “S” alternation limited-edition archetypal to be awash in the U.S.