After months of speculations, news just came up that the 2022 Subaru BRZ will be introduced this fall alongside its Toyota 86 twin. From what we heard, the next-generation model should arrive in the U.S. sometime next year.
Finally, Subaru BRZ is getting its first redesign since it debuted in 2012. For now, we have a bunch of information and one new teased photo that reveals the car’s new 10-spoke wheel. Besides that, this model is expected to be powered by a 2.4-liter flat-four. It should use either turbocharged to produce around 260 horsepower or naturally aspirated, delivering 217 horsepower.
2022 Subaru BRZ Exterior Redesign
The new 2022 Subaru BRZ is a sporty car that looks very attractive. We heard many rumors recently, and finally, this model is confirmed and teased ahead of the full reveal. Also, we have some spy photos that reveal how the next-gen model will look like. At first glance, the upcoming sports car will retain relatively the same dimension and shape. However, the majority of the changes are most visible on the front.
The new Subaru BRZ now comes with model attractive LED headlights, a refreshed grille with a honeycomb pattern. The side profile features the same lines with stylish wheels, vertical side intakes, and subdued front fenders. Moreover, on the back, some small modifications are happening. The new LED taillights that feature a full-width horizontal strip to emphasize the width and the manufacturer added an integrated lip spoiler in the end.
Interior Updates and Changes
The Interior of the 2022 Subaru BRZ should remain sporty with some small updates. However, as you probably know, this model’s interior is certainly not their strong point. We mean by that it doesn’t get the same level of tiredness as its rival Nissan 370Z. Nonetheless, as we already said, some small updates are expected, and buyers will get a better upscale cabin with more quality materials. Subaru might also use the new infotainment & connectivity as on the recently introduced Outback model.
2022 Subaru BRZ Powertrain Specs and Performance
The new 2022 Subaru BRZ will probably use an existing Subaru’s 2.4-liter flat-four powertrain. The reliable source suggests either turbocharged that will produce 260 horsepower or a naturally aspirated system with 217 horsepower. Eider way, it should come standard with a six-speed manual transmission and use the rear-wheel-drive system as the only option.
Release Date and Cost
From some speculations, the new generation 2022 Subaru BRZ should arrive in the U.S. sometime next year. This model will look sportier than ever, and it might use eider a turbocharged or naturally aspirated powertrain. As we stated earlier, this sporty car will be introduced this fall alongside the Toyota 86 model. As for the price, the manufacturer didn’t reveal any information yet. However, from some gossips, the cost of around $30,000 is most likely.
The new Subaru’s BRZ will go up against its Toyota GR86 twin, Hyundai Veloster, Ford Mustang, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Toyota Supra, Nissan 370Z, and eventually 400Z.