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The name Subaru Tecnica International "Subaru Tekunika Intanashonaru Kabushiki-gaisha", or simply STi, instantly brings to mind high performance Subaru WRX's. STi was founded in 1988 by Fuji Heavy Industries which is the parent company of Subaru to produce high performance versions for the japanese car maker. we have assembled Pictures, Information & specifications of every model of STi from 1992 to present day for your viewing pleasure.

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 1, 1992–1994

The First performance car to come out of Subarus Tuning arm was simply known as the WRX STi, it didn't have any version number until the Version 2 came along. This was the only version when the standard cars reached the end of the assembly they were taken aside and had STi parts added. In versions to come the STi was built along side the other models.
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Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 1

1993 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Type RA

The Subaru WRX Type RA is a stripped out version of the WRX STi that had no sound-deadening, radio or air-conditioning. The Type RA came ready to be sold to rally teams that would throw out the cheap parts for racing parts. The RA acronym is used in various ways; Record Attempt is the current usage. "R = Racing, A = Group A, the FIA rally class the WRC Impreza competed in has also been confirmed by Subaru. The Type RA came with a Driver Controlled Center Differential (DCCD) an electromechanical differential that could lock the differential.
 

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 2, 1994–1996

The Subaru WRX STi Version 2 was the first STi to recieve the red intake manifold and the gold mags like those of the Subaru WRC Impreza. There were also a number of special models produced in the line up. 1000 V-limited STi edition were produced to celebrate the success of the Subaru World Rally team, It had blue inserts on the seats and carpet. Read more

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 2

1994 WRX STi Version 2 V-limited

The Subaru WRX V-limited STi edition was made to celebrate a Manufacturer or Driver title award to Subaru's World Rally Team. The V-limiteds interior has blue colored inserts on the seat and carpeting. 1000 WRX STi Version 2 V-limited were produced.
 

1994 WRX Type RA STi Version 2 V-limited

Only 555 Subaru WRX Type RA STi Version 2 V-limited were produced, because 555 the cigarette brand was the premier sponsor of the Subaru World Rally Team at the time.
 

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 3, 1996–1997

The Subaru WRX STI Version 3 was reported to have had 280 PS (210 kW; 280 hp) but was more like 300hp due to the gentlemans agreement of power limit in Japan. The STi Version 3 recieved a facelift.

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version  3

1996 WRX Type R STi Version 3

The 1996 WRX Type R STi Version 3 was the first WRX coupe produced by Subaru. The coupe had the same exterior dimensions as the 4-door version but was lighter and stiffer. The Type R also came with DCCD, minimal sound insulation, close-gear ratios, water-spray nozzle to dampen the top of the intercooler and hardened gearbox.
 

1996 WRX STI Type RA Version 3

The 1996 WRX STI Type RA Version 3 (4-door) comes with a roof vent instead of map lights, and wind up windows, you can get electric as an option from the factory. The Type RA has the same motor, gearbox and R180 diff as the Version 3 WRX STI Type R. The Type RA also comes with DCCD, aluminium bonnet and front guards, thinner glass and no sound deadening.
 

1996 WRX Type R V-limited Version 3

The 1996 WRX Type R V-limited Version 3 was designed as a base for rally teams to upgrade as they saw fit. The Type R V-limited has a WRX motor with no forged internals like the STI, a roof vent and is lightweight.
 

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 4, 1997–1998

The Subaru WRX STI Version 4 had the same power as the previous model but the tourgue was raised from 253 lbs./ft of torque to 260 and had forged pistons added. On the inside the Version 4 STi had an upgrade with a new interior fitted along with new white faced gauges. Read more

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 4

1997 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 4 Type R

The only update from the previous verison was the torque raised from 253 lbs./ft of torque to 260. Also forged pistons were added. The WRX STi Version 4 Type R had the interior and the cockpit changed into a newer design along with white color gauges.
 

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 5, 1998–1999

The Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 5 still had the same power as the previous version 280hp, although the layout of the engine was made cleaner and named the Boxer Phase 2 engine. The entire Impreza range recieved a facelift with minor exterior changes. On the interior the WRX STi Version 5 got new seats and a new steering wheel. Read more

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 5

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 6, 1999–2000

 

The Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 6 had only comestic changes made with the rear spoiler made to be more aggressive, with the power outputs staying the same as the previous edition. 2000 WRX STi Version 6's were produced, 1000 WRX Type R Version 6 Limiteds and 2000 WRX STi RA Version 6 Limited cars produced. Also 500 WRX STi Version 6 Limited Hatchback models were made.

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version 6

2000 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. A

 

In 2000 Subaru made a complete update of the second-generation 'GD' Impreza range. The chassis of the 2000 Subaru WRX STi was stiffened so that it had 120% more torsional stiffness and the EJ207 Boxer-6 engine. The new style included round headlights which was reffed to as the 'bugeye' look. Read more

2000 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. B

2002 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. B

The 2002 Subaru WRX STi had only minor adjustments made, the grille and body of the WRX STi was minorly updated by Peter Stevens to give it a more angular look when seen from the side. Minor suspension improvements and a small increase in torque output. Also the 2002 WRX STi’s body shell had been strengthened. Read more

2002 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. A

2003 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. C

The 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX STi made its world debut at the Paris Motor Show on 26 September, 2003. Subaru have restyled the 2003 WRX away from the previous "bug eyed" model, the main design changes include a new front bumper, spoiler, bonnet, wings and headlamps. Read More

2003 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. C

2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. D

 

2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. E

The 2004 Subaru WRX STi was unveiled at the Detroit International Auto Show, it was the first Impreza STi model to be offered in the United States. The 2004 Impreza range got a new look from the front doors forward, courtesy of Peter Stevens, who designed the McLaren Formula One supercar. The STi gets a larger air scoop and intercooler to help the IHI turbo feed the engine up to 14.5 pounds of boost. Read More

2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. E

2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. F

The Subaru WRX STI has been restyled for 2005 and re-powered, more safety features, a revised Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and 300-horsepower. The power distribution ratio in its advanced Driver Controlled Center Differential (DCCD) version of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive has been altered from 35:65 to 41:59 and uses a new mechanical limited slip center differential in place of the old hydraulically controlled unit. Read More

2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. F

2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Rev. G

 

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

The 2008 WRX STI Impreza 2.0 Litre Japanese spec model has targeted drivers more interested in 4WD safety and interior roominess with the new five-door hatchback than Subaru's rally heritage. For 2008 Subaru adopted shortened front and rear overhangs, a longer wheelbase, a roof-mounted spoiler and a rear underbody aero diffuser plus widened body flares. Also a Horizontally-Opposed 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo charged engine was developed exclusively for the 2008 WRX STI.
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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 4-Door

 
The 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI was unveiled by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd at the New York International Auto Show (U.S. specifications) Developed under the concept of 'The Fastest WRX STI Ever', the 2011 model has achieved even more advanced driving performance. The WRX STi had only been offered in hatchback form since its redesign in 2008. Read More

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 4-Door

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