Is it possible to get a better sports car with solid performance like the Subaru BRZ, for the money you are paying? Probably not. The Subaru BRZ have it all, accuracy in handling, the center of gravity, speed, and acceleration, and all of this will be updated for the model year 2017. Subaru of America Inc. recently confirmed a complete revision of the car, including amplified performance, more hostile styling, and innovative convenience features. These improvements continue the original mission of Subaru, offering its fans a pure sports sedan with a matchless driving experience. The 2017 Subaru BRZ will be released with two trim levels that include Premium and Limited.
2017 Subaru BRZ Changes
The next generation Subaru BRZ continues to develop at the same time as preserving a powerful external design. The front fascia of the sports car comes equipped with a redesigned bumper cover that offers it a widened look and it is situated lower for better aerodynamics, control, and solidity. It comes outfitted with a set of signature C-shaped headlamps, which are improved to kono-ji fashion LED for better light output and abridged power consumption. This innovative complete-LED design, which is first of its kind for Subaru, includes the turn signal and position lamp to complete the smooth new front fascia.
Another external feature is the daylight running lights, which have been incorporated into the new headlamps, has become standard on all models of the new sports car. The fog lights that come with a more compact design are also designed with the LED expertise for greater nocturnal visibility. The decorated modernized fender complements the color of the body of the vehicle, but with a black inlay, which highlights it in outline.
Around back, the new 2017 Subaru BRZ comes equipped with LED taillights, similar to those of the headlights, for improved visibility and power efficiency. The coupe will get a body-colored aluminum back spoiler with a black finish. The new-fangled pedestal design perks up the downforce, which in sequence improves the control and stability. Furthermore, the back garnish over the license plate features a new design is standard on both models. Both models come equipped with a set of fresh 10-spoke, 17-inch machine-finished aluminum alloy wheels with a high-contract black finish.
For better receptiveness, comfort, and stability, the new vehicle gets revised coil springs and dampers in addition to a bigger back stabilizer bar. Extra supports to the frame were included in the transmission cross-member plate, strut tower braces and to the back wheel housings to boost rigidity. The thresholds of the stability control system are increased to improve the handling additionally. The effects are spectacular sufficient for Subaru to alter the name of the Sport mode to the Track mode.
The Limited model of the new Subaru BRZ 2017 will be offered with the Performance Package, intended for drivers who wants more. This includes the manual gearbox with Brembo calipers and bigger rotors on both front and back brakes. This highly developed braking system offers it a significant increase in stopping power, pedal feel, and fade resistance. All four corners are added with the SACHS Performance shock absorbers for better ride and corning steadiness. The package also comes with unique 17 x 7.5 inches aluminum alloy wheels with a black finish.
2017 Subaru BRZ Interior
This time, the new Subaru BRZ comes with a driver-focused cabin that comes equipped with several updated keys to its cockpit. Some of the new interior features for the Limited trim include a 4.2-inch LCD multifunction exhibit placed to the right of the tachometer, which provides information about the performance of the vehicle, including:
Accelerator pedal position.
Incorporated stopwatch for recording lap times.
The new vehicle comes equipped with a redesigned leather-covered steering wheel that features a stiffer, more athletic feel, together with new acoustic controls and multifunction exhibit switches for superior control and ease while driving. The Limited model comes equipped with paddle shift control keys as standard with the discretionary automatic transmission. The interior upgrades also consist of an updated HVAC control panel, a wrapped meter visor, and BRZ writing, embellished in red on the rear part of the front seats.
The Subaru custom of exceptional value is obvious in both models with their lengthy list of standard facilities. The notable amenity among these is an all-inclusive infotainment system attached to the standard 6.2-inch StarLink Multimedia System that consists of:
AM/FM stereo and HD Radio.
6.2-in. high-resolution m.f. touch screen display.
Single-disc in-dash CD player with 8 speakers.
StarLink applications of Subaru, including iHeart Radio and Stitcher.
Subaru STARLINK Smartphone incorporation with Pandora and Aha.
Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity and audio streaming.
Rear vision camera.
TravelLink and SiriusXM radio.
New Subaru BRZ Interior
The 2017 Subaru BRZ Limited model substitutes a double-zone automatic temperature control to the manual HVAC system in the Premium model. The keyless entry amid Push-Button Start improves both convenience and the athletic attitude of the model. A complete safety system enhances the engine immobilizer, which is offered as standard on the Premium trim. In the Limited trim, the double shade vanity mirrors are lighted, and the front door courtesy lamps will illuminate on opening the doors.
Due attention has also been paid to protect the new coupe and its occupants. The vehicle comes equipped with a sophisticated Frontal Airbag System that uses double-stage-deployment front passenger and driver airbags. Deployment power counts on the nearness of the driver to the steering wheel, and on the occupancy of an adult or a child, occupying the traveler seat. It also comes equipped with front seat side torso/pelvis airbags and side drape airbags to offer extra safety for front and back inhabitants.
Both models of the 2017 Subaru BRZ comes equipped with a famous Subaru Boxer 2.0 liters engine. This power unit has been finely tuned and updated to offer more power and torque, and to have greater resistance against friction, including new camshaft, valves, and cylinder heads. This car has 205 ponies and torque of 156 lbs per foot respectively. This is 5 ponies and 5 lbs per foot more when compared to the power and torque outputs of the earlier model.
The power unit is mated to a six-velocity manual gearbox to send power to the wheels. In addition, a lower ultimate drive ratio from 4.1:1 to 4.3:1, mated to the standard Torsen restricted-slip differential enhances the acceleration on trims that come equipped with the manual gearbox. Both models of the new Subaru BRZ 2017 comes equipped with the Incline Start Assist system as standard, which holds the car in position for a moment while the driver accelerates the vehicle to avoid roll back during inclination.
Base price and the date of release
The release date of new 2017 Subaru BRZ will be during the fourth quarter of 2016. Although Subaru has not yet confirmed the price, it is expected that the new sports car would certainly carry a higher price tag than that of its predecessor, which is now available at $26,190.