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1997–1998 Subaru Impreza WRX type RA STi version IV Manual DCCD

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model GC8E4DD and main Option Code WN, XE, XM or XN (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.
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PlatformFirst Generation Subaru Impreza
Body Style4-Door Sedan
Production CycleRevision EApril 1997 to July 1998
Model CodeE-GC8 (JDM cars only for emissions classifications)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesJune 1997 to July 1998
Date On SaleSeptember 1997
Chassis List375  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)
Wheels16×7.0JJ ET53
Tyre Size205/50R16
Colour Options230Solid White (“Pure White”)
Option Codes
Quick Gear Ratio Steering
Option Code Notes
Additional Notes
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