July 4, 2022

Subaru has revealed a BRZ aptly named the Cup Automobile Fundamental, which is able to be a part of its counterpart Toyota GR 86 in a one-make race collection set to launch in 2022.

Able to tackle the newly launched Toyota Gazoo Racing GR86/BRZ Cup collection, the Subaru BRZ Cup Automobile Fundamental, and counterpart Toyota GR86, are stripped again variations of the highway automobiles. The dangerous information? It’s solely out there in Japan the place the race collection will probably be completely held.

The Subaru BRZ Cup Automobile Fundamental options the identical 2.4-litre Boxer engine from the road-going model, producing the equal 223bhp @ 7000rpm and 184lb ft of torque from 3700rpm. What’s completely different is on the within. Normally we’d be directing you to our information for reducing weight out of your automotive, however Subaru has gone forward and completed that bit for you. Gone are seat and curtain airbags and quite a lot of sound insulation, in comes an oil cooler, roll cage and a six-point harness for the driving force as per the race laws. Oil coolers are paramount for preserving your engine’s oil temperatures at a secure degree, essential for whenever you’re blasting round a monitor lap after lap in a race collection…

You’ll discover from the images that the automotive is sat on 16-inch metal wheels. Whereas they appear cool, these wheels gained’t be out there to make use of for racing, as an alternative they’ll want to make use of a 17-inch wheel to be able to shod them with Dunlop Direzza tyres as per the Toyota Gazoo Racing GR86/BRZ Cup collection laws.

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Subaru BRZ Cup Car Basic

Solely out there in Japan, the Subaru BRZ Cup Automobile Fundamental will price 3,338,500 yen, in different phrases, £21,500. On condition that the bottom 2022 Toyota GR86 will price £29,000 in the case of the UK in Could 2022 (no Subaru BRZ for UK launch unfortuantely), that’s not a nasty worth level for a stripped again racer.