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1997 Subaru Legacy GT V-Limited Manual

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model BG5B59D and main Option Code 87 or 88 (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 BG5B59D
PlatformSecond Generation Subaru Legacy
Body Style5-Door Touring Wagon
Production CycleRevision BDecember 1995 to July 1997
Model CodeE-BG5 (JDM cars only for emissions classifications)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesJune 1997 to July 1997
Date On SaleJune 1997
Chassis List339  Limited or Special Edition
 
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore92.0mm
Stroke75.0mm
Displacement1,994cc
Compression Ratio9.0:1
Fuel TypePetrol
InductionTwin Turbocharged
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power260PSat6,500 rpm
Peak Torque319N·mat5,000rpm
 
Transmission Type Ratio Graph
Transmission5-Speed Manual (5MT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Viscous Limited-Slip Centre Differential (VCD-F4WD)
Wheels15×6.0JJ
Tyre Size205/50R16
 
Colour Options406Metallic Silver (“Light Silver”)
51ESolid White (“Pure White”)
74FPearlescent Blue (“New Rally Blue / Sonic Blue Pearl”)
 
Option Codes
8788
Automatic Air Conditioning
Sunroof
Twin Airbags
Side Airbags
Option Code Notes
 
Additional NotesThe Legacy Touring Wagon GT V‑Limited went on sale from May 1997 to celebrate Subaru's Tour de Corse victory in round 6 of the 1997 World Rally Championship, with Colin McRae driving a Subaru Impreza WRC97.
 
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