Subaru has dropped a teaser video of the special S209 ahead of an expected full reveal at the Detroit Auto Show next month, following AutoGuide reporting that such a car was indeed coming stateside just a few days ago.
If the S209 is anything like the 208 that Japan got last year, then it should come with around 14 more horsepower and 24 more lb-ft of torque than the standard STI, which has 310 hp and 295 lb-ft.
Japan’s 208 also got 19-inch BBS wheels, a carbon fiber roof panel and some carbon exterior trim, adjustable dampers, a different rear wing and a quicker steering rack. Since there was only 450 examples of the previous limited car, you can wager Subaru will offer around the same amount, if not a few more to us Americans.
I hope the wing is even bigger than what’s shown in the video.