Subaru WRX is a compact automobile, released in 1992 that was manufactured by Subaru, the auto division of Fuji Heavy Industries. There have been seven well-known models of the Subaru WRX dating back from new World Rally Cross performance vehicles of Subaru. The WRX name was chosen by Subaru to represent World Rally experimental, but in some countries WRX represents World Rally Cross. All models of Subaru WRX from 1992 to present 2000 models feature rally stimulated technology, including stiffened suspensions, all wheel drive, and turbocharged 4-cylinder engines.
All Subaru WRX vehicles marketed between 1992 and 2000 have the same chassis code of GF8 hatchback or GC8 sedan, and this is followed by an alphabet from A to G. Coupe models were allotted with GC code with WRX sedans, except in the United States, where they have GM as their chassis code.
In 1994, Subaru released the new WRX model called the Subaru Tecnica International in 1994 in Japan. These versions were promoted from the standard WRX in several categories, including planned performance-adjusted engines, suspensions, and transmissions. The Subaru Tecnica International models of the WRX were greatly thriving in rallies and they became popular among road racers, but they were sold only in the Japanese market. The Subaru Tecnica International model had mostly automatic modifications when compared to the WRX.
The Subaru WRX that was debuted in November 1992 was equipped with a powerful 236.7 HP (240 PS) engine. The center differential of model was a thick coupling type, and the back limited slip differential was a sticky type. The Subaru WRX Type RA is an exposed WRX model, which was available in the automotive market in Japan for buyers to buy motorsports and tuning. The Subaru WRX was designed for rally and race, and constructed with frivolous materials, having manual windows, reduced soundproofing, no anti-lock brakes, and air conditioning, and additional racing features, like stronger engines, shorter gearing, and driver controlled center differentials. The Subaru WRX Type RA model exploits a three-spoke leather-covered steering wheel and a faster ratio gearbox from Nardi.
The Subaru WRX was introduced in Europe under the name Impreza GT and in the United Kingdom it was sold under the name Impreza Turbo 2000. Subaru imported six WRX Type RS models, the advance model sedan and the WRX Type RA was stripped-out. Three sedans went to Prodrive and all the three were maintained by Subaru UK and they were sold afterward. For the United Kingdom car documentation reasons, they were registered with the name 1.8 GL in spite of having the turbocharged engine with the displacement of 2.0 liters.
After getting lot of tweaks from 1992 to 1999, the Subaru Tecnica International released the WRX STI S201 model in 2000 and about 300 units were manufactured. This chain is a limited manufacture chain that was equipped with a sports a 305 PS (224 kW) engine as special variants were barred from the gentlemen's accord. The automobile was decked with almost every single part from the catalogue of the Subaru Tecnica International. The S201 was a car that featured the only body-kitted S-sequence WRX STI. With the overall curb weight of 2,800 lbs (1,270 kg), the S201 model was equipped with a tri-planar wing and a huge air splitter at its front. The whole suspension was made of the parts of the Subaru Tecnica International.