Facts about Subaru BRZ Car. The Subaru BRZ is an affordable sports car by Subaru.
History about the Subaru BRZ Car
The Subaru BRZ Car came out in 2013 and co-designed with Toyota. The Series Blue trim line came out in 2015. The Series Blue trim line is a limited edition, with only a thousand sold in the United States.
Design of the Subaru BRZ Car
The Subaru BRZ has a 2.0 liter four cylinder 200 horsepower engine that puts out 151 pounds-feet of torque. The Subaru BRZ's engine is the standard Subaru 2.0 liter boxer motor, but uses the Toyota D-4S fuel injection system. The Subaru BRZ has a long hood and short rear deck for reduced drag.
There are several configurations of the Subaru BRZ Car. The Premium is the cheapest trim line. The Limited is the next configuration level. The next configuration is called the Series Blue.
The standard configuration level has Bluetooth, USB port, and six inch touch screen. The Subaru BRZ Car has one of the lowest centers of gravity of any production car on the market. The Subaru BRZ Car also has nearly equal weight distribution between the front and rear wheels. However, the Subaru BRZ Car is a rear wheel drive vehicle. The Subaru BRZ Car is also one of the lightest sports cars on the market.
Performance of the Subaru BRZ Car
The Subaru BRZ Car gets up to 25 miles per gallon in the city and up to 34 miles per gallon on the highway. The EPA rated it as getting 22 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway.
The Subaru BRZ Car has a 139 miles per hour top speed and goes zero to sixty in 6.4 seconds.
JD Power and Associates rated the Subaru BRZ as having average reliability in 2015.
The Subaru BRZ Car received good ratings for all categories in the IIHS tests in 2015 except for the small overlap frontal test, where it rated as acceptable. For the NHTSA ratings, it received a five star overall rating.
The 2013 Subaru BRZ Car was recalled due to inaccurate owner manuals.
The Premium trim line includes a navigation system, leather shift knob, leather wrapped steering wheel, Sirius satellite radio, limited slip differential, electronic traction control, tire pressure monitoring system, and all season tires. The Limited edition adds all leather upholstery, heated front seats, a rear spoiler, keyless access, dual zone climate control, fog lights, and upgraded tires.
Rivals of the Subaru BRZ Car
Rivals to the Subaru BRZ Car include the Scion FR-S, Subaru Impreza, Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Dart, Volkswagen GTI, Hyundai Genesis coupe, Honda Accord coupe, the convertible version of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, and Ford Mustang. If you want to combine performance and price, the turbo motor versions of the Ford Focus ST and Ford Fiesta ST are also rivals to the Subaru BRZ Car. If you want to stay with Subaru, the Subaru WRX has similar performance, a slightly higher price tax and higher safety ratings.
Trivia about Subaru BRZ Car
The Subaru BRZ Car is mechanically related to the Scion FR-S, which was co-developed by Toyota, who helped design the Subaru BRZ Car. The main differences between the cars are the wheels, grills, and tail lights.
The BRZ stands for Boxer Rear Zenith.
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