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2014 Subaru WRX STI spied [video]

Here is the first spy video of the new Subaru WRX which is likely to go on sale later this year as a 2014MY.

We could be looking at the hotter STI version judging by that huge rear wing which looks similar to the one seen on the 2013 WRX STI. This prototype also sports a more toned-down variant of the concept's rear diffuser, while the wheels look similar but with a black finish.

Overall, the styling of the car is not as exciting as the concept showcased in New York last month since it appears the production version will adopt a regular sedan body with narrower fenders, taller roof and smaller lower intakes.

Power should come from a 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter boxer engine but it's not known for the moment whether turbocharging will be involved. Chances are it will be a different variant of the mill found in the Subaru BRZ but with a bespoke direct-injection system. We should expect an output of around 265 bhp (198 kW) for the regular WRX and a minimum of 305 bhp (227 kW) for the STI variant.

Subaru will probably offer the 2014 WRX with a symmetrical all-wheel drive system and in the usual sedan and hatchback body styles.

UPDATE: Video added on 22nd May, 2013.

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Comments (10)

 sensei sensei
Is the new BRZ/FT-86 why Subaru will not make a two door Impreza again?
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May 23, 2013 11:53 pm
 Homerlovesbeer Homerlovesbeer
No need for the camo, we've seen it all before.
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May 22, 2013 7:52 pm
 MicahVanwagoner MicahVanwagoner
If this is a representation of the next WRX/STI after Subaru released one of the best concepts they aver have, they have lost me as a company for good! This is after being completely dedicated to them and having owned 5 Subaru's.
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May 3, 2013 10:59 am
 duppy mowt duppy mowt
Hatchback please.
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April 18, 2013 9:37 am
 5150GTO 5150GTO
The rear wing could be just a tad bigger.
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April 18, 2013 3:07 am
 Bandee Bandee
lookin like a more modest lancer evo x...
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April 17, 2013 9:06 pm
 nunyabub nunyabub
I'm a little confused, I thought we were looking at pictures for the new WRX but when I clicked on the photos I was seeing a Lancer in camouflage......
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April 17, 2013 3:47 pm
 AOS AOS
It's nice going back to the evolution look of 3rd and 4th generation Legacy front look
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April 17, 2013 3:19 pm
 N20_Purge N20_Purge
New STI? Yes please!
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April 17, 2013 1:35 pm
 SubZGFX SubZGFX
Bug eye, blob eye, hawke eye, no more eyes, just...lights :(
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April 17, 2013 1:26 pm