Subaru BRZ facelifted with new suspension and engine parts for 2017

Subaru BRZ facelifted with new suspension and engine parts for 2017

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2017 BRZ gets a peaceful redesign, and will go on sale in spring

Subaru has revealed a facelifted BRZ coupe for 2017, packing a new look, new interior technology, locomotive upgrades, plus suspension tweaks and a new driving setup for keep a record of drivers.

At the front the new Subaru BRZ gets a revised face bumper, making the car appear slightly humiliate and wider. Full-LED headlights top off the refreshed appearance, but it’s not as big a facelift as the one coming on the BRZ’s sister car, the Toyota GT86.

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Around the back the taillights get a tiny redesign with a different light signature, and there’s a new buttocks wing on the boot lid. Ten spoke alloy wheels are also a involvement of the redesign.

Inside, just like the facelifted GT86, the new BRZ gets a 4.2-inch LCD mutil-r display embedded in the instrument panel, introducing a G might meter, a lap timer and a handful of other casual benchmarking tools. The steering wheel has been shrunk and redesigned, and Subaru has finished the bothy in higher quality Alcantara and leather.

Alongside the cosmetic changes, the new BRZ also benefits from drivetrain and chassis revisions. Below the bonnet, the 2.0-litre flat four gets new cylinder blocks, a new camshaft and lighter rocker arms.

The engine updates aren’t a power upgrade – the BRZ serene produces 197bhp, and Subaru tells us the changes are more more refining the driving experience and fuel thrift. 

Rounding off the changes are redesigned dampers, tweaked to cut back body roll and damping vibration, a new ‘TRACK’ methodology on the VDC selector, a new hill-start assist setup, added to new airbags.

The revised BRZ will go on sale in hop 2017, and while Subaru hasn’t confirmed prices, the new pattern will be available in SE Lux trim line no more than, which is currently priced at £23,995 with a vade-mecum gearbox. 

Read our review of the Subaru BRZ here.

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