Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery

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  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    Subaru recently announced that the WRX STI would not come back as part of the second-gen (post-Impreza era) 2021+ WRX lineup, but it didn’t tell us why
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    The only thing Subaru said was that “Subaru Corporation is exploring opportunities for the next-generation Subaru WRX STI, including electrification”
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    The official release went on to say that a next-gen STI with an ICE “will not be produced based upon the new WRX platform.”
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    We were set to speculate that Subaru was planning hybrid or electric WRX STI to keep up with the times, but a new report sheds some light on what’s really going on
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    According to Subaru Corporate Communications Director, Dominick Infante, regulations are changing so fast that the WRX STI wouldn’t have a very long shelf life.
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    “If we designed now, it would have a very limited shelf life. The regulations are changing so quickly that it kind of wouldn’t make any sense.”
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    He was quick to point out that the STI brand still exists in cars like the STI E-RA concept and the Levorg STI Sport that’s sold on the Japanese market, but the WRX STI is on hold
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    One could argue that Subaru and Toyota might work on building something together through their partnership and it would make sense.
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    See, Infante pointed out that limited-production or low-output models are simpler in terms of regulations and easier to justify doing
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
    That could mean that a standalone replacement for the WRX STI could happen, but when or if that will happen is still a complete mystery.
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  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
  • Subaru Canceled The WRX STI Because Regulations Change Way Too Quickly - gallery
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