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1998 Subaru Impreza WRX type R STi version IV V-Limited Manual DCCD

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model GC8E2DD and main Option Code 65 (see note *)

* Cars built for the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) have an additional “C” or “H” as part of their Option Code, which is sometimes shown on the VIN plate. This is not relevant for this specification page and can be ignored.
Displaying Result 2 of 2 PreviousNext Search Subaru Applied Model GC8E2DD
PlatformFirst Generation Subaru Impreza
Body Style2-Door Coupé
Production CycleRevision EJune 1997 to July 1998
Model CodeE-GC8 (JDM cars only for emissions classifications)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesDecember 1997 to May 1998
Date On SaleJanuary 1998
Chassis List639  Limited or Special Edition
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore92.0mm
Compression Ratio8.0:1
Fuel TypePetrol
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power280PSat6,500 rpm
Peak Torque353N·mat4,000rpm
Transmission Type Ratio Graph
Transmission5-Speed Manual (5MT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Driver Control Centre Differential (DCCD F4WD)
Wheel StyleAluminium (Subaru 28111FA350) painted Gold
Wheel Size16×7.0JJ ET53
Tyre Size205/50R16
Colour Options74FPearlescent Blue (“New Rally Blue / Sonic Blue Pearl”)
Option Codes
Steering Gear Ratio 13:1
Option Code Notes
Additional NotesBuilt to order.
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