The 2017 Subaru BRZ is a lightweight, rear-wheel-drive sports car nimble handling and spirited performance offered at an affordable price. Co-developed with Toyota (which has its own variant than the Toyota 86 before the Scion FR-S sold), the Subaru BRZ designed the trend of increasing heavy, technologically complex vehicles goat and instead offers a pure, manager focused experience.
The power supply has been upgraded to produce a few more ponies and the suspension has been revised. Mazda MX-5 Miata offers a four-cylinder rear-wheel-drive experience, but only as a convertible, the BrZ no direct competitors. The Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro are similarly priced, but both have a lot more power and more mass.
The 2017 Subaru BRZ Premium includes a large portion of standard kit, including a navigation system, a rear-view camera, an eight-speaker sound system, aluminum pedal pads, a leather shift knob and handbrake, a tilt-telescope-leather wrapped steering wheel HD radio, Sirius satellite radio, a six-speed manual, a Torsen limited slip drive limited and 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 205/55 / R17 all-season tires. The 2017 Subaru BRZ Limited adds leather-Alcantara upholstery, heated front seats, a rear lip spoiler, foglights, keyless entry and start, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps and a little meatier 215 / 45R17 summer tires.
2017 Subaru BRZ Design
Design-wise, the 2017 Subaru BRZ features traditional sports car proportions with a long hood and short rear deck. Only minor details, such a unique grille and clear wheels and taillights distinguish the BrZ of the mechanically identical Toyota 86.
The two cars also have an interior which is simple and performance focused due to touch as well strengthen seats and to share a central tachometer in the instrument panel. The 2017 BRZ rear seats are best used for short trips or carrying baggage, while the trunk offers 6.9 cubic feet of storage space. With the seatback down, the cargo area can hold two standard golf bags. Those who enjoy slalom or track events can also fold the rear seatback and sleeps four wheels, a helmet, and basic supplies and has room for the front passenger.
The 2017 Subaru BRZ comes standard with a 6.2-inch touch screen that groups the entertainment, connectivity, and navigation functions in a single unit. The screen runs Subaru’s Starlink infotainment system, which provides access to applications such as Ha radio. Starlink can help to keep Subaru owners associated with social networking on Facebook and Twitter news feeds into sound.
2017 Subaru BRZ Engine
The Subaru BRZ 2017 mode is equipped with a Subaru 2.0-liter boxer four-cylinder engine with a Toyota D-4S fuel injection system, which uniquely combines direct injection and port injection technology. A direct-type fuel injection system, fuel injected directly into the chambers rather than upstream into the ports, generate a cooling effect in the cylinders so that the use of a sky-high 12.5: 1 compression ratio for maximum energy extracted from the fuel. In light and medium-load conditions, the system’s port fuel injection helps produce precise combustion, increasing performance and efficiency.
Power is provided by a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-four engine, produced 205 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque. The four turned the rear wheels through either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic with shift paddles and a rev-matching function. Unlike all the other vehicles in the Subaru lineup, the 2017 BRZ only rear-wheel drive. A limited-slip differential is standard with both transmissions and final drive is shortened for quicker acceleration.
2017 Subaru BRZ Safety
The 2017 Subaru BRZ comes standard with front, side and side curtain airbags, front seats are designed to provide occupants whiplash, electronic traction control, and a tire-pressure monitoring system.