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1997–1998 Subaru Impreza 22B-STi version Manual DCCD Prototype

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model GC8E2SD and main Option Code BJ or BX (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 Style2-Door Wide-Body Coupé
Production CycleRevision EJune 1997 to July 1998
Model CodeE-GC8 改 (JDM cars only for emissions classifications)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesJanuary 1998 to February 1998
Date On SaleN/A
Chassis List4  Limited or Special Edition
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore96.9mm
Compression Ratio8.0:1
Fuel TypePetrol
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power280PSat6,000 rpm
Peak Torque363N·mat3,200rpm
Transmission Type Ratio Graph
Transmission5-Speed Manual (5MT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Driver Control Centre Differential (DCCD F4WD)
SuspensionBilstein sports suspension with Eibach springs
Wheel StyleAluminium (BBS) painted Gold
Wheel Size17×8.5JJ ET48
Tyre Size235/40ZR17
Colour Options74FPearlescent Blue (“New Rally Blue / Sonic Blue Pearl”)
Option Codes
Steering Gear Ratio 13:1
Option Code Notes
Additional NotesPrototype Impreza 22B STi version. Three of these were known to have been sold to members of the rally team with serial numbers 000 of 400.
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