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2013 Subaru BRZ tS
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2013 Subaru BRZ tS

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

tags entry
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type Professionally Tuned Car
released at w
built at Japan
engineers Tetsuya Tada
production 500
engine D-4S Boxer-4
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Direct Injection
displacement 1998 cc / 121.93 in³
bore 86 mm / 3.4 in
stroke 86 mm / 3.4 in
compression 12.5:1
power 147 kw / 197.1 bhp @ 7000 rpm
specific output 98.65 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 163.98 bhp per tonne
torque 205 nm / 151.2 ft lbs @ 6600 rpm
body / frame Unitary Steel Monocoque
driven wheels RWD
front tires 225/40ZR18 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
rear tires 225/40ZR18 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
front brakes Ventilated Discs
rear brakes Ventilated Discs
front wheels F 45.7 x 19.1 cm / 18 x 7.5 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 19.1 cm / 18 x 7.5 in
f suspension MacPherson Struts
r suspension Double Wishbones
curb weight 1202 kg / 2650 lbs
weight distro 53 % / 47 %
wheelbase 2570 mm / 101.2 in
front track 1520 mm / 59.8 in
rear track 1540 mm / 60.6 in
length 4240 mm / 166.9 in
width 1775 mm / 69.9 in
height 1300 mm / 51.2 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual or Automatic
top speed ~230.09 kph / 143 mph
0 – 100 kph ~6.7 seconds
emission 159 g/km
fuel capacity 50 litres or 13.20 gal.