• Subaru has revealed the 2024 WRX TR, and it is completely different from the final WRX to hold the TR (“Tuner Prepared”) nameplate again in 2006.
  • This new TR comes nicely geared up, with commonplace options together with a Brembo braking system, a stiffer suspension, retuned steering, and Recaro seats.
  • The mannequin makes its official debut at a fan occasion, the Florida Subiefest, on October 7. Pricing for the TR is about to come back out later this yr.

When Subaru introduced that the current-generation WRX wouldn’t obtain an STI model, many followers have been upset, unsurprisingly. Now, the corporate is reusing an previous title, and the corporate has gone slightly upmarket with this one.

The automaker is reaching again to 2006 to resurrect the TR moniker, which final time round stood for “Tuner Prepared.” Again then, it was a stripped-down mannequin meant for purchasers to switch. It value $1000 lower than the usual WRX and got here with unpainted mirror caps, primary seats, and a non-leather steering wheel.

2024 subaru wrx tr


The 2024 WRX TR takes a distinct strategy. The usual brakes have been changed by Brembo six-piston entrance calipers, two-piston rear calipers, bigger pads and rotors, and a bigger brake grasp cylinder. Based on Subaru, the springs on the TR are stiffer than earlier than, and the damping charges have been retuned. Subaru says that between the brand new suspension setup and a retuned steering rack, the TR has higher physique management and steering response than decrease trims, whereas additionally sustaining trip high quality.

The place the within of the final TR was spartan and prepared for racing buckets, the brand new model comes commonplace with Recaro buckets in entrance, and the motive force’s seat even options eight-way energy changes. The racing seats are completed in black and grey Ultrasuede with contrasting crimson stitching and the Recaro emblem embossed on the seatbacks. Subaru did take one consolation away, although, eradicating the facility moonroof within the title of weight financial savings.

2024 subaru wrx tr


The potent however run-of-the-mill powertrain from lesser trims is again for the TR, although this time round it options guide transmissions solely. The turbocharged 2.4-liter flat-four engine makes 271 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The brand new trim comes with unique 19-inch multi-spoke wheels with a satin grey end, full with a set of 245/35 R19 Bridgestone Potenza S007 tires for further grip. The automobile additionally will get Subaru’s EyeSight driver-assist know-how.

Based on Subaru, pricing for the TR will probably be revealed later this yr. We count on it value within the ballpark of $48,000, putting it a couple of thousand {dollars} above the present GT trim. The brand new trim ought to start arriving in dealerships within the first quarter of 2024.

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Jack Fitzgerald’s love for automobiles stems from his as but unshakable dependancy to Formulation 1.
After a quick stint as a detailer for an area dealership group in school, he knew he wanted a extra everlasting strategy to drive all the brand new automobiles he couldn’t afford and determined to pursue a profession in auto writing. By hounding his school professors on the College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, he was in a position to journey Wisconsin searching for out tales within the auto world earlier than touchdown his dream job at Automotive and Driver. His new objective is to delay the inevitable demise of his 2010 Volkswagen Golf.



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