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Subaru BRZ 2022, the iconic Japanese sports car undergoes a comprehensive renovation

The new generation of the Subaru BRZ has been presented in society. The long-awaited generational change of the iconic Subaru sports coupe is now a reality. A model that releases very important news and technical improvements. Releases design, technological equipment and many other changes.

The wait is over. After various spy photos, official previews and even a leak, the new generation of the Subaru BRZ is here. The long-awaited second generation of the iconic Japanese sports coupe is a reality. Subaru He has presented in society, and in style, his very interesting sports car. A model that adapts to the new times with many new features.

In addition to sporting a new exterior and interior design, the new BRZ It also changes platforms, increases its technological endowment and its mechanical section has been perfected. All this without losing its original essence. A model that, remember, will also give life to the new Toyota GT86, a vehicle that will change its name and will become known as Toyota GR 86.

Subaru BRZ 2022 - rearThe second generation of Subaru BRZ has been presented in society. It will arrive in 2021

The design of the new Subaru BRZ 2022

How has the exterior design of the BRZ changed? Just take a quick look at the images that illustrate this article to discover the new image of this sports car of Japanese origin. A model that does not renounce its essence but that adapts to the new times by adopting a more modern, stylish and dynamic appearance.

The Subaru BRZ measurements have changed. Compared to the outgoing model it is slightly longer and lower. This results in a low and wide frontal area highlighted by huge air intakes that are functional. The grill also adopts a lower position. The optical groups have also been renewed and make use of LED technology. They show off a very interesting light signature.

When it comes to the side view, it denotes strength as well as fluidity. The side skirts or the waist line are features to highlight. Nor should we overlook the roof line. Subaru has worked a lot on aerodynamics. And at the rear, in addition to some very thin and horizontal headlights, we find a trim that joins them to accentuate the feeling of width.

Subaru BRZ 2022 - interiorThe technological equipment of the Subaru BRZ has been significantly improved

The two outlets of the exhaust system are perfectly integrated into the bumper and are accompanied by a small but obvious diffuser. The “duck tail” is another distinctive feature of the new BRZ. Very light materials such as aluminum have been used in the construction process. The new BRZ has an approximate curb weight of just under 1,315 kilograms.

Measurements Subaru BRZ 2022 Length 4,265 mm Width 1,775 mm Height 1,311 mm Wheelbase 2,576 mm

The interior of the new Subaru BRZ 2022

Leaving aside the exterior, if we venture into the interior of the new BRZ we will be surrounded by an environment in which sportsmanship is breathed. The first thing to point out is that we are facing a vehicle of four-seater 2 + 2. Subaru emphasizes that it has great practicality since the rear seats can be folded to gain cargo space.

Subaru BRZ 2022 - sideThe second generation Subaru BRZ sports a modern, elegant and sporty look

The cabin has been significantly redesigned and everything revolves around the driver. The digital instrument cluster is 7 inches in size and is paired with a 8 inch touch screen to operate the Subaru Starlink infotainment system. It is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also has Bluetooth connectivity and you can also use SiriusXM services.

Models equipped with the six-speed automatic gearbox will be able to benefit from the EyeSight technology from Subaru. A whole conglomerate of driver assistance systems. The technological equipment is solvent. To all the aforementioned we must also add other issues that will facilitate our daily life on board this vehicle, such as the climate control or the rear view camera.

The chassis and engine of the new Subaru BRZ 2022

If we take a look under the hood of the new BRZ we will find a 2.4 liter Boxer gasoline engine that develops a power of 231 hp (228 hp) and 250 Nm of maximum torque. Power is sent to the rear axle. This is a rear-wheel drive sports car. You can choose between a manual gearbox or an automatic transmission. Both with six speeds.

Subaru BRZ 2022 - touch screen In detail the 8-inch touch screen of the new Subaru BRZ

This naturally aspirated engine hits the redline at 7,000 RPM and offers a 15% maximum torque increase over the outgoing model. To make the most of its capabilities, a new driving mode called Sport is available.

Using the Subaru’s new global platform has been key in the development process. The chassis of the new BRZ is more rigid. The body also has a high-strength structure. The front suspension features custom-designed McPherson struts while the rear suspension is double wishbone. This configuration allows for shock absorption to improve tire grip on varied surfaces. And for track day-loving drivers the new BRZ features Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) traction and stability.

Release date and production of the new Subaru BRZ 2022

When will it hit the market? The commercial launch of the new Subaru BRZ will occur early in fall of next year 2021. The brand has confirmed the arrival in the United States on that date. Later, and gradually, it will land in other markets.

Subaru BRZ 2022 - engineThe new Subaru BRZ is powered by a 2.4-liter Boxer engine

Series production of the new generation BRZ will take place at Subaru’s facilities in Gunma, Japan. There are (or have been) manufactured other models as relevant to the Japanese company as the Subaru Levorg, Impreza, XV and WRX.