Electric turbo for next Subaru WRX?

20 мая 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Electric turbo for next Subaru WRX? отключены
Subaru Electric Cars

Steve Colquhoun

A ground-breaking new turbocharger could feature on the edition of Subaru’s hero car. the WRX, when it arrives towards the end of next

Respected US website motortrend.com Subaru took out a patent on an turbo in 2007. An unnamed has told the website that parent company, Fuji Industries, is working to trap energy from exhaust generating electricity to power the

It is believed this would complicated piping traditionally with turbocharging and create more efficiently with turbo lag.

Subaru spokesman David Rowley it is the latest of many rumours around the company’s much-anticipated cars, the WRX and WRX STi.

They even had any concept cars out that relate to WRX or STi, was nothing at Tokyo last so I think until we see something those lines they’re not to be revealing any other details to us or he says.

Other recent speculation has a turbocharged 1.6-litre unit as the likely engine size, rumours also suggest the WRX based on the Impreza four-door and five-door hatch launched this year will be as a two-door coupe.

Subaru moved to separate the WRX from the Impreza range in the generation by removing Impreza the WRX’s model name, and continue the separation both in of design and engineering, Rowley

Our understanding is that [WRX] be completely distinctive from the Impreza, it will look different, he says.

I think fair to say they’ll be looking at a raft of technical refinements on WRX by the time we see it, it will be some old in terms of the maturity of Impreza so there will be some significant technical changes and

One common factor between the two may be a variable transmission, which has been launched across the range and appears likely to be for the WRX range.

By far the majority of buyers of those two choose the six-speed manual, and I expect that to change time, he said in October.

The WRX is manual-only whereas the [WRX-based] STi has a auto option and so I’d that one of those two cars get an auto and quite possibly be the CVT.

Interesting articles

Other articles of the category "Subaru":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts



About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy