Exhibition Outline of Tokyo Auto Salon 2018
|●||“Subaru VIZIV Performance STI Concept” and “STI Performance” models showcase STI’s expertise on enhancing driving performance.|
Tokyo, January 10, 2018 – Subaru Corporation, together with Subaru Tecnica International Inc. (STI)*1, announced its exhibition at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon 2018, which will be held January 12th to 14th, 2018 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba prefecture.
At the Subaru booth will be “Subaru VIZIV Performance STI Concept” *2 which embodies the brand’s vision for the future of making cars that deliver Enjoyment and Peace of Mind to its customers. “Subaru Levorg STI Sport -STI Performance-” and “Subaru BRZ STI Sport -STI Performance-” equipped with STI performance parts will also be shown.
As for racing cars, the “WRX STI NBR Challenge 2016” for 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race and the “Subaru BRZ GT300 2017” for Super GT race will be exhibited.
Events in the Subaru booth will be broadcasted live on https://www.youtube.com/user/SUBARUOnTube.
*1: STI: Located in Mitaka, Tokyo, the company manages motorsport activities of Subaru.
*2: VIZIV is a coined word originating from the phrase “Vision for Innovation.”
Subaru VIZIV Performance STI Concept
<List of Exhibits>
|1||Subaru VIZIV Performance STI Concept||Show model|
|2||Subaru Levorg STI Sport -STI Performance-||Reference exhibit|
|3||Subaru BRZ STI Sport -STI Performance-||Reference exhibit|
|4||Subaru BRZ GT300 2017||Race model|
|5||Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2016||Race model|
|6||Subaru Legacy RS 1993 New Zealand Rally||Race model|
|7||Subaru Impreza 555 1996 San Remo Rally||Race model|
◆ Subaru VIZIV Performance STI Concept
Based on the Subaru VIZIV Performance Concept*3 exhibited at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017, STI showcases its expertise on enhancing driving performance by developing exclusive exterior parts. The front bumper, side sill spoiler and trunk spoiler evoke STI model’s superior aerodynamic performance.
*3: The model expresses the enjoyment of driving by adopting a sports sedan style based on Subaru’s shared design philosophy of “DYNAMIC x SOLID”, while realizing its future vision for safety with advanced driver-assist technology, centered on Subaru’s original EyeSight driver-assist system.
◆ Subaru Levorg STI Sport -STI Performance- / Subaru BRZ STI Sport -STI Performance-
By using expertise developed in STI’s motorsport activities, the two “STI Performance” models employ STI’s unique flexible parts such as a tower bar, delivering superb ride quality, stability and exhilarating handling performance.