Subaru unveiled at the British Motor Show a trio of vehicles, one of them being the Impreza WRX STI 330S, a model that will go on sale in September at a price of £30,000.

The new Impreza WRX STI 330S benefits from a Prodrive Performance pack with modified ECU and exhaust system – this time with paired twin 90 mm diameter stainless steel exhaust pipes to bring back the burble so loved by ’scooby’ fans.

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 330S
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Power goes up to 330 PS at only 5,400 rpm compared to the 300.5 PS at 6,000 rpm of the standard model. Torque is boosted from 300.2 lb ft at 4,000 rpm to 346.6 lb ft at a lower 3,400 rpm making for an even swifter, effortless driving experience.

Top speed is the same 155.3 mph but the 0-60 mph time drops from an already swift 4.8 seconds to only 4.4 seconds.

The car features: Recaro front seats, satellite navigation, Smart-entry and push-button start, five-spoke 18x8.5 ins alloy wheels wearing 245/40 R18 tyres.

Standard equipment includes: a six-speed gearbox, Si-Drive giving three different engine response modes, a Multi-mode Driver Control Centre Differential, Subaru Vehicle Dynamics Control and – of course – symmetrical all-wheel drive with front and rear limited-slip differentials.


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  (608) posted on 12.17.2008

the ’08 sti has only 305hp an does 0-60 in 4.5secs this says it does it in 4.4 that can’t be right maybe 4.3 or 4.2

  (1024) posted on 07.26.2008

This cars 0to60 is better than the EVO’s. Other than that, the EVO MR is just better looking with 5 less hp and more torque. It is cheaper and the Twin clutch transmission is also great.

I wouldn’t call it muscle input though. I saw this thing hanging with a Gallardo on EVO. With an aggresive paint coat, this car will rule.

I wouldn’t mind one.

  (68) posted on 07.25.2008

that is one hell of an ugly car! probably the ugliest i’ve seen in recent years! ak47, i hope you don’t think the wrx sti is better than either the MR & GSR evo x’s.
hmm, you know what, i think they have the same technique as the mercedes...whenever the merc fails to beat the bmw in over-all performance (which they know they will always fail) they always just put more muscle in it, that’s always thier answer.
i think subaru is doing the same here with the wrx sti sincethey have no hope against the mr and gsr evo’s lol!

  (1024) posted on 07.22.2008

Still not a fan of the design but liking the performance more and more.

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