SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING AND SPEC FOR BRZ SPORTS CAR

  • Prices ranging from £24,995 to £27,995
  • Choice of two specification levels: SE and SE Lux
  • Six-speed manual transmission or six-speed auto with paddle shift
  • Torque-sensing limited slip differential
  • Comprehensive Subaru ETCo aftercare with every new car

Subaru UK has today announced highly competitive prices and a choice of two model variants for its new BRZ sports car, ahead of its arrival in UK showrooms in the summer.

The BRZ has already been acclaimed for delivering a thoroughbred driving experience, thanks to its light weight, low centre of gravity, superb rear-wheel-drive chassis balance, and high-revving 2.0 litre Boxer engine. With on-the-road prices confirmed at just £24,995 to £27,995, it will also offer great value for money.

Giving customers a good choice in interior equipment and trim levels, the Subaru BRZ will be offered from launch in two model variants: 2.0i SE, and 2.0i SE Lux with a choice of a six-speed manual or, for £1,500 more, a six-speed automatic with paddle shift operation. A more basic S model is anticipated for launch in 2013.

Both the SE and SE Lux will come equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels, a sophisticated torque-sensing limited slip differential and fully automatic air conditioning with dual-zone controls.

The SE and SE Lux also feature electrically-folding door mirrors with heaters; keyless Smart Entry with push-button engine start; leather-trimmed steering wheel, parking brake and gearshift lever; and a high-quality six-speaker audio system with CD, radio and iPod connectivity.  In addition to all these features, the SE Lux also has heated leather seats.

There are just two optional extras: Pioneer satellite navigation (£1,000) and special paint finishes (£500).

Six bodywork colours will be available: Satin White Pearl, Sterling Silver Metallic, Dark Grey Metallic, Crystal Black Silica, San Remo Red, and WR Blue Mica.

To further enhance the ownership experience, all Subaru BRZ buyers will be entitled to Subaru’s unique Everything Taken Care of (ETCo) aftercare package, the most comprehensive in the UK.

At no additional cost, Subaru ETCo covers minor dent and scratch repairs, alloy wheel repairs, monthly wash, annual valet, lost keys replacement, service collection and delivery, annual wheel alignment check, first MOT cover, and winter wheel and tyre storage, as well as providing an accident management service and a contribution to insurance cover excess.  Subaru ETCo is offered in addition to Subaru’s three-year / 60,000-mile manufacturer warranty.

Marketing Director of Subaru UK, Kenyon Neads, commented: “There is huge interest in the Subaru BRZ, heightened by very positive press reviews of the car so far. Early demand is strong so we fully expect that some early customers will have to wait some months for delivery, especially during 2012, but we have no doubt they will agree it will be worth the wait.”

For more information about the BRZ or the rest of the Subaru model range, visit subaru.co.uk/brz.

Subaru BRZ range:

Model Price OTR (£) CO2 g/km
2.0i SE manual 24,995 181
2.0i SE automatic 26,495 164
2.0i SE Lux manual 26,495 181
2.0i SE Lux automatic 27,995 164

Subaru BRZ specification in detail:

Standard features for SE and SE Lux models:
17-inch alloy wheels
16-inch front brake discs
Torque-sensing limited slip differential
Cruise control
Paddle shift-operation for automatic transmission
Fully-automatic dual-zone air-conditioning
Six-speaker audio system with iPod connectivity
Front fog lamps
Electrically folding and coloured door mirror with heater
Smart Entry and pushbutton engine start
Leather-wrapped steering wheel, parking brake lever, gear shift lever
Unique to SE Lux model:
Leather seats, with heating
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