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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sensei sensei
Is the new BRZ/FT-86 why Subaru will not make a two door Impreza again?
May 24th, 2013 6:53am
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Homerlovesbeer Homerlovesbeer
No need for the camo, we've seen it all before.
May 23rd, 2013 2:52am
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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.
May 3rd, 2013 5:59pm
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duppy mowt duppy mowt
Hatchback please.
Apr 18th, 2013 4:37pm
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5150GTO 5150GTO
The rear wing could be just a tad bigger.
Apr 18th, 2013 10:07am
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Bandee Bandee
lookin like a more modest lancer evo x...
Apr 18th, 2013 4:06am
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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......
Apr 17th, 2013 10:47pm
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It's nice going back to the evolution look of 3rd and 4th generation Legacy front look
Apr 17th, 2013 10:19pm
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N20_Purge N20_Purge
New STI? Yes please!
Apr 17th, 2013 8:35pm
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Bug eye, blob eye, hawke eye, no more eyes, just...lights :(
Apr 17th, 2013 8:26pm
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