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2000 Subaru Legacy B4 “Blitzen” Manual

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model BE5B48D and main Option Code 65 or 66 (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 BE5B48D
PlatformThird Generation Subaru Legacy
Body Style4-Door Sedan
Production CycleRevision BMarch 1999 to April 2000
Model CodeGF-BE5 (JDM cars only)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesJanuary 2000 to March 2000
Date On SaleFebruary 2000
Chassis List730  Limited or Special Edition
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore92.0mm
Compression Ratio8.5:1
Fuel TypePetrol
InductionTwin Turbocharged
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power280PSat6,500 rpm
Peak Torque343N·mat5,000rpm
Transmission Type
Transmission5-Speed Manual (5MT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Viscous Limited-Slip Centre Differential (VCD-F4WD)
Tyre Size215/45ZR17
Colour Options01WSolid Red (“Premium Red”)
47APearlescent Black (“Black Diamond Pearl”)
792Metallic Light Silver (“Arctic Silver”)
Option Codes
VDC 1)
Leather Interior
Rear Spoiler
Automatic Air Conditioning
Side Airbags
Option Code Notes
1) Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC), includes VTD Centre Differential
Additional NotesSubaru Legacy B4 “Blitzen” by Subaru and Porsche Design. Marketing literature suggests production limited to 2,000 examples, but a total of 2,055 were built (1,325 E-4AT automatics and 730 5MT manuals).