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1989–1990 Subaru Legacy RS type RA Manual STi

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model BC5A47D and main Option Code 81 (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 Legacy
Body Style4-Door Sedan
Production CycleRevision AJuly 1988 to May 1990
Model CodeE-BC5 (JDM cars only for emissions classifications)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesOctober 1989 to March 1990
Date On SaleDecember 1989
Chassis List150  Limited or Special Edition
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore92.0mm
Compression Ratio8.5:1
Fuel TypePetrol
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power220PSat6,400 rpm
Peak Torque270N·mat4,000rpm
Transmission5-Speed Manual (5MT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Viscous Limited-Slip Centre Differential (VCD-F4WD)
Wheel Size15×6.0JJ ET55
Tyre Size205/60R15
Colour Options057Solid White (“Ceramic White”)
Option Codes
Power Windows
Central Locking
Automatic Air Conditioning
ABS Brakes
Cruise Control
Power Seat
Leather Interior
Two-Tone or Pearl White
Unidentified 1)
Option Code Notes
1) LegacyPic have not been able to identify the specification for this option code
Additional NotesLegacy RS type RA, advertised as ”Handcrafted tuning by STi.” Limited to 100 nationwide.
Related Models
JPBC5 ASubaru Legacy RS type R 5MTAug.89May 90
JPBC5 BSubaru Legacy RS type R 5MTMay 90Mar.91