2013 Subaru BRZ tS

2013 Subaru BRZ tS
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2013 Subaru BRZ tS

For the Japanese domestic market (JDM), Subaru Tecnica International Inc will produce 500 cars that feature a range of upgrades to the interior, exterior and driveline of the BRZ.

Press Release.

Subaru Tecnica International Inc. (STI) announced the release of the “SUBARU BRZ tS” which has gone on sale on August 19 through Subaru dealerships in Japan.

The inherent handling performance of the Subaru BRZ has been further enhanced by using expertise developed in motorsports while achieving the “strength and nimbleness” driving committed by STI. The “SUBARU BRZ tS” offers a driver “oneness with vehicle” and “agile handling pleasure”.

Exclusive tuning such as the adoption of a large-diameter driveshaft and STI’s unique flexible parts embodies superior handling performance. Driving performance has also been enhanced by the adoption of “brembo” ventilated disc brakes, 18-inch aluminum wheels and a STI designed front under spoiler. The model comes with special features including the “STI” / “tS” ornaments and exclusively-made fender garnish on the exterior as well as a speedometer with an STI logo inside, which evoke driving excitement and pleasure of ownership.

In addition, “GT PACKAGE” model which is suitable for motorsports enthusiasts is released. The model features a STI designed dry carbon rear spoiler, black colored “BBS” designed 18-inch aluminum wheels and “Recaro” designed front bucket seat.

Subaru BRZ tS package

*225/40ZR18 (92Y) tires (Michelin Pilot Super Sport)
*STI designed 18-inch x 7 1/2J aluminum wheels (silver)
*Brembo front 17-inch opposed 4-pot ventilated disc brake with “STI” logo
*Brembo rear 17-inch opposed 2-pot ventilated disc brake with “STI” logo
*STI designed rear suspension link with pillow ball bush (trailing link front, lateral link front inside & rear inside)
*STI tuned strut and STI coil springs for front suspension
*STI tuned damper and STI coil springs for rear suspension STI designed flexible tower bar, front
*STI designed flexible draw stiffener, front
*STI designed large-diameter driveshaft
*Exclusively-tuned VDC (Vehicle Dynamics Control)
*Exclusively-tuned filter for Sound Creator


*STI designed front under spoiler
*STI designed front fender garnish with “STI” logo
*Exclusively-made “STI” ornament (front & rear), “tS” ornament (rear)


*Exclusively-made front seat with “STI” logo and red stitch
*Alcantara (gray punching) / leather (gray), “STI” logo, gray stitch, front seat heater, SRS side airbag
*Exclusively-made leather lapped steering wheel (with “STI” ornament and red stitch)
*STI designed leather shift knob (manual transmission) / select lever (automatic transmission) with “STI” logo
*Exclusively-made speedometer with “STI” logo
*Exclusively-made speedometer visor [Alcantara (black), black stitch] *Carbon tone instrument panel
*STI designed push engine switch with “STI” logo (red)
*Exclusively-made aluminum side sill plate with “tS” logo
*STI designed leather access key cover (red)

-Equipments for GT Package-

*STI designed 18-inch x 7 1/2J aluminum wheels (black)
*STI designed dry carbon rear spoiler (2 angle adjustable)
*Recaro designed front bucket seat
*Alcantara (gray punching) / leather (gray), “STI” logo, gray stitch, SRS side airbag

Production is limited to 500 examples in total including a maximum of 250 units of equipped with the GT Package.

In Detail

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typeProfessionally Tuned Car
released atw
built atJapan
engineersTetsuya Tada
engineD-4S Boxer-4
valvetrainDOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feedDirect Injection
displacement1998 cc / 121.93 in³
bore86 mm / 3.4 in
stroke86 mm / 3.4 in
power147 kw / 197.1 bhp @ 7000 rpm
specific output98.65 bhp per litre
bhp/weight163.98 bhp per tonne
torque205 nm / 151.2 ft lbs @ 6600 rpm
body / frameUnitary Steel Monocoque
driven wheelsRWD
front tires225/40ZR18 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
rear tires225/40ZR18 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
front brakesVentilated Discs
rear brakesVentilated Discs
front wheelsF 45.7 x 19.1 cm / 18 x 7.5 in
rear wheelsR 45.7 x 19.1 cm / 18 x 7.5 in
f suspensionMacPherson Struts
r suspensionDouble Wishbones
curb weight1202 kg / 2650 lbs
weight distro53 % / 47 %
wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in
front track1520 mm / 59.8 in
rear track1540 mm / 60.6 in
length4240 mm / 166.9 in
width1775 mm / 69.9 in
height1300 mm / 51.2 in
transmission6-Speed Manual or Automatic
top speed~230.09 kph / 143 mph
0 – 100 kph~6.7 seconds
emission159 g/km
fuel capacity50 litres or 13.20 gal.