2014 Subaru BRZ

October 6th, 2013 | Comments Closed | Subaru

The Subaru BRZ is a light car , rear wheel drive sports offers agile handling and spirited performance at an affordable price . Jointly developed with Toyota , designed 2014 Subaru BRZ at the trend of increasingly heavy vehicles , technologically complex break , and aligned instead of a pure experience to the driver. After debuting as a completely new model last year, the GT wins StarLink infotainment infotainment system for the current model year . StarLink allows users to use a smartphone to access the Aha Radio and audio updates from Facebook and Twitter.

With a weight of only 2762 pounds for the manual transmission model, the GT is one of the lightest sports cars on the market – which undermines the mass of the Porsche Cayman for 160 pounds and is about 800 pounds lighter than a Ford Mustang V6 equipped . The low weight is in the area of ​​fuel efficiency, value and especially the manipulation.

2014 Subaru BRZ ? which means “Boxer Zenith Rear-wheel drive ” ? mounted on a single platform that shares little with other Scion and Subaru models . The configuration of the rear-wheel drive , the boxer engine mounted too low, and in the vicinity of the center of the carriage . This helps close a weight distribution 50 /50 and a very low center of gravity , which Subaru says one of the lowest of all production car is build in just 18.1 inches.

In terms of design, the 2014 Subaru BRZ traditional sports car proportions with long hood and short rear deck. Minor details , a unique front and rear wheels , such as barbecue and various , different from identical mechanics GT Scion FR -S. The two cars share a inner , the simple and focused on the performance with details and reinforced seats and central tachometer in the dashboard . The rear seats are best for short trips or carry loads is used , while the trunk offers 6.9 cubic feet of storage space. With the backrest down, the cargo area can hold two standard golf bags. Those who enjoy slalom or track events also fold the rear seatback and have room for four wheels , a helmet and basic supplies and still have room for the passenger.

2014 Subaru BRZ is equipped with a navigation system that is accessed , such as the audio system using a 6.1 – inch touch screen. That sounds like a good thing , but unfortunately, the control interface is equipped with a maze of menus and little buttons that make simple tasks a frustrating and slow process. At least, deserve more functionality settings for the last year of the model with the new infotainment system Starlink Subaru. A smartphone via Bluetooth connection from a user , provides access to StarLink Aha Radio offers tens of thousands of stations of Web -based content such as Slacker , MOG and Rhapsody .

2014 Subaru BRZ uses a 2.0-liter four-cylinder Subaru Boxer with a Toyota D -4S injection system , a unique combination of direct injection and manifold injection technology. The fuel injection system of the direct type, which sprays the fuel directly into the combustion chambers rather than upstream ports , a cooling effect in the cylinders , the use of a compression ratio of 12 allows 05.01 sky – high to extract maximum energy from the fuel. Under the conditions of light and medium loads , port fuel injectors help produce precise combustion of the system and increased performance and efficiency.

2014  Subaru BRZ TS

2014 Subaru BRZ TS

The joint effort between Subaru and Toyota ‘s 200 hp and 151 lb- ft of torque , which may not sound like much in an era of family sedans 280 hp, but in reality is more than enough to move the 2014 Subaru BRZ easy with authority. Change tasks are managed by a six- speed manual transmission, with a shift lever are very close to each other for easy heel and toe downshifting short and with the complicity of the pedals . Townspeople and clutch averse to a six -speed automatic transmission , the sport mode for quicker shifts , firmer automatic paddle shifters and full manual control has to decide . In contrast to all other vehicles in the area of the 2014 Subaru Subaru BRZ is RWD only . A limited slip differential is standard with both transmissions.