Official: New 2017 BRZ Facelift and Performance Features! UPDATED

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The refreshed 2017 Subaru BRZ is finally here! Well, here on the internet…

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Here are some of the highlights:17BRZ-2

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

It doesn’t look like the full release is out as of this post. Stay tuned for updates!

 

 

Update:

The full press release is now out and dedicated 2017 BRZ site: http://www.subaru.com/2017-brz

What’s new?

Engine and Chassis:

  • New coil overs and rear sway bar for “improved responsiveness, stability and comfort”
  • Chassis reinforcements to the strut tower, transmission cross-member and rear wheel housings
  • “Sport” mode is now “Track” mode
  • FA20 internal upgrades that reduce friction, new valves, camshaft and cylinder head
  • Aluminum intake manifold and redesigned exhaust manifold
  • 5 HP bump to 205 HP
  • 156 lb-ft of torque increased by 5 lb-ft
  • New final drive ratio from 4.1 to 4.3:1 to improve acceleration
  • Hill assist

Exterior:

  • New front bumper design
  • C-shaped “kino-ji” style LED headlights
  • Full-LED on every exterior light
  • Aluminum rear spoiler and design, plastic before
  • New 10-spoke 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels

Interior:

  • Limited model now has a 4.2-inch LCDdisplaytotherightofthetachometer
    • Lateral G meter
    • Accelerator pedal position info
    • Braking info
    • Steering angle info
    • Oil, water temp and battery voltage info
    • Stop watch for lap times
  • Redesigned leather steering wheel with multifunction controls
  • Limited model includes an updated HVAC design and BRZ embroidered on the seats
  • New 6.2 inch multifunction display for the infotainment system
  • Rear view camera

Performance package:

  • All new option for limited models
  • Brembo brakes
  • Advanced braking system for better feel and stopping power
  • SACHS Performance shock absorbers
  • Unique 17×7.5 inch wheels

Premium and Limited models will arrive at dealers in September and the Performance Package the beginning of 2017.

2017 Subaru BRZ At-A-Glance PDF
2017 Subaru BRZ Full Spec Sheet PDF

 

2017 Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow

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In the special Subaru link for the 2017 Subaru BRZ, it says that more BRZ news will land on June 12. If you click the photo of a yellow BRZ and look at the image URL. The image is titled specialseriesy.jpg… Hints at what is probably the 2017 Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow.

 

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