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1996 Subaru Impreza WRX V-Limited Manual

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model GC8C48D and main Option Code 65 (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 3 of 3 PreviousNext Search Subaru Applied Model GC8C48D
PlatformFirst Generation Subaru Impreza
Body Style4-Door Sedan
Production CycleRevision CJune 1994 to July 1996
Model CodeE-GC8 (JDM cars only)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesDecember 1995 to March 1996
Date On SaleJanuary 1996
Chassis List1,000  Limited or Special Edition
 
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore92.0mm
Stroke75.0mm
Displacement1,994cc
Compression Ratio8.5:1
Fuel TypePetrol
InductionTurbocharged
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power260PSat6,500 rpm
Peak Torque309N·mat5,000rpm
 
Transmission Type
Transmission5-Speed Manual (5MT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Viscous Limited-Slip Centre Differential (VCD-F4WD)
Suspension
Tyre Size205/50R16
 
Colour Options230Solid White (“Pure White”)
47APearlescent Black (“Black Diamond Pearl”)
53CSolid Blue (“Monte Carlo Blue, Rally Blue”)
 
Option Codes
65
Option Code Notes
 
Additional NotesLimited Edition car to commemorate Subaru winning both the 1995 World Rally Manufactures’ and Drivers’ Championships. Limited to a maximum production run of 1,000 examples, which were marketed as being available in 53C Rally Blue only, although chassis lists suggest a significant number were sold in other colours.