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Performance Review: Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon - [1995]

Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon - [1995] image

Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon - [1995]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1995 | Type: Estate
  • Engine: 1994 cc (121.6 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: F4
  • Aspiration: Turbo
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 5 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 135 mph (217.2 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 5.0 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 5.2 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 12.0 secs
  • Power: 256 bhp (190 kW) @ 6500 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1280 kgs (2821 lbs)
  • Torque: 228 lb-ft (309.1 Nm) @ 5000 rpm
  • Drive: AWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 13.5 secs @ 101.3 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 200.0 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 178.1 lb-ft
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Subaru Impreza Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon is the 5 speed / Manual version and was first brought out in 1995. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 1996 Ferrari F50 GT1 4.7l V12 and the 1995 McLaren F1 LM 6.1 V12.This particular Subaru Impreza has a 1994cc Turbo Petrol powerplant with 4 cylinders in a F formation.

Subaru Impreza WRX STI R205 Spec C - Hatch - [2010] image

Alternative Petrol F4's includes the 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI R205 Spec C - Hatch

The Impreza shares its Petrol F4 engine configuration with the likes of the 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI R205 Spec C - Hatch and the 2010 Subaru Impreza STI CS 400 - Cosworth - Hatch. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the Impreza's All Wheel Drive, Estate combination then how about the or the .

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1280 kgs (2821 lbs) this makes the Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon in the same weight category as the 2018 Ferrari 488 Pista 3.9 V8 Turbo or the give or take 50kg.

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The Subaru Impreza shares the same bhp with the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E AWD (266 bhp)

In terms of power the 1994cc 16V F4 engine produces 256 bhp (190 kW) @ 6500 rpm similar to the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E AWD (266 bhp) or the 2020 Lotus Elise Cup 250 1.8 Supercharged (243 bhp).

The Turbo F4 throws out 228 lb-ft (309.1 Nm) @ 5000 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2020 McLaren Sabre 4.0 V8 Twin Turbo (206 lb-ft) or the 2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI S tronic S line (236 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Subaru Impreza you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 996 - [2002] image

The 2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 996 (224.9 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Subaru Impreza.

The Subaru Impreza has a Power to weight ratio of 200.0 bhp per ton and 178.1 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 1995 Impreza competing with the 2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 996 (224.9 bhp per ton) or the 2004 Mercedes C Class 55 AMG (224.4 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Subaru Impreza generating around 178.1 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2001 Mercedes C Class 32 AMG (203.0 lb-ft per ton) or the 1993 Mercedes E Class 60 AMG 6.0 V8 W124 (202.9 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 5.0 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 5.2 secs, this made the Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon as fast as the 2017 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5 Turbo (5.0 secs) the 2016 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5 (5.0 secs) the 2016 Audi A6 3.0 TDI BiTurbo Avant Tiptronic (5.0 secs) the or the 2015 BMW 3 Series 340i F30 LCI (5.0 secs). This Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon is also faster than the 2018 Alfa-Romeo Giulia Ti 2.0 Turbo (5.1 secs) the 2018 Alfa-Romeo Giulia Q4 2.0L Turbo (5.1 secs) the 2017 Dodge Challenger RT 5.7 V8 (5.1 secs) the and the 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona 5.7 V8 370 (5.1 secs).

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Quarter Mile time is a close race between the Impreza and the 1999 Audi A6 S6 4.2 Quattro

When talking about the performance of the Subaru Impreza on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 13.5 secs @ 101.3 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 1999 Audi A6 S6 4.2 Quattro (13.44 secs), the 2008 Mercedes SLK Class 350 Auto (13.45 secs), and the 2015 Seat Leon ST Cupra 280 (13.45 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 1995 version of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon has a maximum speed of 135mph.

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Top Speed of the 1995 Impreza equals the 2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI S tronic S line (146 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 1995 Subaru Impreza WRX STI V2 - Classic JDM Wagon then how about the 2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI S tronic S line (146 mph), the 2018 Alfa-Romeo Giulia Ti 2.0 Turbo (146 mph), or the 2018 Alfa-Romeo Giulia Q4 2.0L Turbo (146 mph).

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