Image credits: © Subaru.

MSRP: $25,495-29,695

2017 Subaru BRZ news, pictures, specifications, and information

SUBARU BRZ OFFERS ENHANCED PERFORMANCE AND UPDATED STYLING AND FEATURES FOR 2017

◾Improved Performance and Handling
◾New Performance Package
◾Refined and Powerful Exterior Design
◾Úpdated Interior Styling and Features
◾Standard LED Headlights and Taillights
◾All-new Track Mode

Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America Inc. today announced a comprehensive update to the 2017 BRZ including improved handling, increased performance, more aggressive styling and new convenience features. These enhancements continue the company's original mission of offering enthusiasts a pure sports car wîth an unmatched driving experience.

The BRZ, known for its ultra-low center of gravity and precision handling, offers several updates to increase its performance on the track and open roads. For improved responsiveness, stability and comfort, BRZ receives updated coil springs and dampers as well as a larger rear stabilizer bar. Additional reinforcements to the chassis were added to the strut tower braces, transmission cross-member plate and the rear wheel housings to increase BRZ's rigidity. The stability control system thresholds are raised to further improve handing. The results are dramatic enough for Subaru to change the name of 'Sport' mode to 'Track'.

The BRZ 2.0-liter SÚBARÚ BOXER engine receives several internal updates for friction reduction including new valves, camshaft and cylinder heads. Accompanied wîth a new aluminum intake manifold and redesigned exhaust manifold for increased air flow, the engine output in models wîth the 6-speed manual transmission is increased to 205-hp and 156 lb-ft of torque. Also, a lower final drive ratio from 4.1 to 4.3:1, paired wîth the standard Torsen® limited-slip differential, improves acceleration on models wîth manual transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)

Now standard on all models is Incline Start Assist. This system holds the vehicle momentarily in position while the driver accelerates to prevent roll back on an incline.

Vital Stats
Engine : 2.0 L., 4-cylinder
Power: 205 hp
Torque: 156 ft-lbs

6-speed Manual, 6-speed Automatic
Exterior & Interior Úpdates
The 2017 BRZ continues to evolve while maintaining a powerful design. The front bumper cover has been redesigned for a widened appearance and positioned lower for improved aerodynamics, control, and stability. The sport coupe's signature C-shaped headlights are upgraded to 'kono-ji' style LED for improved light output and reduced power consumption. This new full-LED design, a first for Subaru, incorporates the turn signal and position light to complete the sleek new front fascia. New for 2017, Daytime Running Lights (DRL) have been integrated into the new headlights and are standard equipment on all trims. The available fog lights have also converted to LED, allowing a more compact design and greater nighttime visibility. The updated fender garnish matches the body color but wîth a black insert that accentuates it in profile.


All trims now receive an aluminum rear spoiler in matching body color and black finish. The new pedestal design improves the vehicle's downforce, which in turn improves stability and control. As wîth the headlights, the rear combination lights have been updated to full-LED for better visibility and energy efficiency. Also the rear garnish above the license plate has a new design that comes standard on both trims. The Premium and Limited models receive a new 10-spoke, 17-in aluminum alloy wheel wîth a high-contract black and machined finish.

Focusing on the driver experience led Subaru to institute several key updates to the cockpit. New for the Limited model is a 4.2-in LCD multifunction display positioned to the right of the prominent tachometer. This driver information readout provides access to vehicle performance including lateral Gs, accelerator pedal position, braking force, §teering angle, oil and water temperature, and battery voltage as well as an integrated stop watch for recording lap times. The redesigned leather-wrapped §teering wheel has a firmer, sportier feel along wîth new audio controls and multifunction display switches for greater control and convenience while driving. Paddle shift control switches are also standard on BRZ Limited wîth the optional automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com) Limited model interior upgrades also include a wrapped meter visor, updated HVAC control panel updated, and 'BRZ' embroidered in red on the front seatbacks.

Performance Package
The 2017 BRZ now offers the Performance Package for drivers who demand even more from a sports car. The Performance Package is available on the Limited model wîth the manual transmission and includes Brembo® calipers and larger rotors on both front and rear brakes. This advanced braking system gives BRZ a significant boost in stopping power, fade resistance, and pedal feel. SACHS® Performance shock absorbers are added to all four corners for improved ride and corning stability. Also included in the package are unique 17-in x 7.5-in black aluminum alloy wheels.

Two Trim Levels: Premium and Limited
Subaru offers the 2017 BRZ in Premium and Limited trims. The Subaru tradition of outstanding value is evident in both trim levels wîth their long list of standard amenities. Key among these is a comprehensive infotainment configuration anchored by the standard SÚBARÚ STARLINK™ 6.2' Multimedia System that includes: ◾6.2-in. high resolution multi-function touch screen display
◾AM/FM stereo and HD Radio®
◾Single-disc in-dash CD player wîth 8 speakers
◾Subaru STARLINK smartphone integration wîth Pandora® and Aha®
◾Subaru STARLINK apps including iHeart® Radio and Stitcher™
◾Bluetooth® hands-free phone connectivity and audio streaming
◾SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and TravelLink™
◾Rear vision camera

The Subaru BRZ Limited offers additional comfort and amenities while still keeping vehicle weight low. Externally, the BRZ Limited is distinguished in front wîth LED fog lights and standard All-Weather Package that includes dual-mode heated front seats and heated side mirrors. Inside, the seats are upholstered wîth Alcantara inserts and leather bolsters.

The BRZ Limited substitutes a dual-zone automatic climate control for the Premium model's manual HVAC system, and Keyless Access wîth Push-Button Start enhances both convenience and the sporty attitude. A full security system augments the engine immobilizer that is standard in the Premium model. In the Limited, the dual visor vanity mirrors are illuminated, and front door courtesy lights illuminate when the doors are opened. Paddle-shift control switches that are standard on BRZ Limited wîth automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)

Safety
Subaru's Ring-shaped Reinforcement Frame safety structure, proven in all Subaru models since its introduction in 2000, forms the foundation for crash protection and occupant safety in the BRZ. The compact SÚBARÚ BOXER engine enhances safety by allowing more crush room in front and on the sides. High-strength front seat frames provide increased protection against whiplash injury in a rear-end collision.

For protection inside the vehicle, the Subaru Advanced Frontal Airbag System utilizes dual-stage-deployment driver and front passenger airbags. Deployment strength depends on the proximity of the driver to the §teering wheel, and whether there is a child or adult occupying the passenger seat. Front seat side pelvis/torso airbags and side curtain airbags offer additional security for front and rear occupants.

Subaru designs cars that are fun to drive and give drivers a sense of excitement through each and every turn and this tradition continues wîth the 2017 BRZ. The Premium and Limited models will begin arriving at retailers in early September while the Limited wîth the Performance Package will arrive at retailers Winter 2017.

About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers across the Únited States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. is the only Ú.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For additional information visit media.subaru.com.

Source - Subaru
 
Recent Vehicle Additions

SUBARU BRZ MAKES PUBLIC DEBUT AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL

Subarus updated BRZ Sports Coupe will make its public debut at the Autosport International Show later this week. Europes largest motorsport show opens its doors 12th - 15th January 2017 at the NEC...

2017 SUBARU BRZ ADDS MAGELLAN NAVIGATION APP TO SUBARU STARLINK MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM

Advanced cloud-based mapping Access through vehicles multimedia system via smartphone Downloaded automatically for customers 3-year subscription for 29.99 Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of...

BRZ MEANS BUSINESS FOR 2017

Subarus BRZ Sports Coupe is back for 2017 with a comprehensive update to further cement BRZ as the drivers car of choice. The update covers every area of BRZ; exterior, interior, powertrain, suspension...

SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON UPDATED 2017 BRZ

Improved performance and handling across model line New Performance Package 500-unit limited edition Series.Yellow model priced at 29,695 Updated interior styling and features Cherry Hill, N.J...

SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2017 FORESTER MODELS

Forester upgrades include new grille, fascia, bumper and headlights Upgraded EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology now includes Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert Intr...

SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2016 BRZ® MODELS

SUBARU STARLINK™6.2Multimedia System standard across all lines Priced 300 lower than previous model year Rear Vision Camera now standard Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today announ...

SUBARU TO OFFER LIMITED EDITION SERIES.HYPERBLUE BRZ AND WRX STI MODELS

Limited to 700 WRX STI & 500 BRZ BRZ receives upgraded SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia Rear Vision Camera now standard on BRZ Exclusive Hyper Blue exterior paint and interior trims Cherry Hill, N....

SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR 2016 FORESTER®

Forester 2.5i starts at 22,395 New SUBARU STARLINK™ Safety and Security features New STARLINK Audio Systems IHS Top Safety Pick rating Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today a...

SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 BRZ® AND SPECIAL EDITION BRZ SERIES.BLUE

BRZ Series.Blue launches as special edition with 1,000 units for US market Improved suspension refinement added to full BRZ lineup Cherry Hill, N.J . - Subaru of America, Inc. today announce...

360
Baja
BRZ
Forester
Impreza
Legacy
Outback
Pleo
SVX
Tribeca
Vivio
XT
XV Crosstrek

Image Left 2016 BRZ2018 BRZ tS Image Right
© 1998-2017. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Vehicle information, history, and
specifications from concept to production.

Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook  Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed

Conceptcarz.com
© 1998-2017 Conceptcarz.com Reproduction or reuse prohibited without written consent.