Subaru has announced the pricing for the 2016 Series HyperBlue limited edition BRZ and WRX STI models. The special edition BRZ and WRX STI will be limited to 500 and 700 units respectively, and reach U.S. dealerships by Fall this year.
The exterior of the Series HyperBlue WRX STI features unique Hyper Blue paint scheme, Cherry Red STI logo on the front grille and trunk lid, black door mirror caps and black-colored 18-inch BBS alloy wheels.
The interior adds Hyper Blue color stitching to the Alcantara trimmed seats. The contrast stitching is also carried over to the leather wrapped steering wheel, gear shifter knob and the carpeted floor mats. Other noteworthy interior features include 7-inch SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia Navigation System and a 9-speaker Harman/Kardon audio system with a 440-watt amplifier.
Under the hood, there’s a 305 hp 2.5-liter BOXER turbocharged engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Noteworthy performance features include Multi-Mode Driver Controlled Center Differential (DCCD) along with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, Multi-Mode Vehicle Dynamics Control, Active Torque Vectoring and Brembo high-performance braking setup with Super Sport ABS.
MY2016 adds PIN Code Access, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start and welcome lighting which automatically turns on interior illumination and exterior lights as standard equipment. The 2016 Series HyperBlue WRX STI is priced at US$38,995.
The 2016 Series HyperBlue BRZ also features the attention seeking Hyper Blue exterior paint scheme. Other features include black finish exterior badging and door mirrors along with 17-inch black alloy wheels. Additionally, there’s also a frameless day/night rear view mirror to give a high-tech look.
The interior of the limited edition features an exclusive design theme with contrast Hyper Blue stitching in the seats, gear lever and the leather-wrapped parking brake handle. The centre console, knee pads, carpets and the door trim will also feature the contrast stitching, along with the addition of silver embroidered BRZ motif on the seats.
Technology features include 6.2-inch SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia system with rear vision camera support, HD Radio, SiriusXM, single-disc CD player, Bluetooth along with iPod control and iTunes Tagging. There’s Aha and Pandora smartphone integration also, along with STARLINK cloud applications like iHeartRadio, Stitcher, News and Weather amongst others.
Under the hood, there’s a 200-hp 2.0-liter BOXER naturally aspirated engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. 2016 Series HyperBlue BRZ is priced at US$27,690.
The press release is embedded below for further information.