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There is a teaser photo of the new Subaru WRX

Only the hood scoop is clearly visible

Not much to see here apart from the hood scoop. PHOTO FROM SUBARU

Teasers can come in a number of ways. Automakers would sometimes release a few photos of the car, or hand out an image of the upcoming vehicle’s clearly discernable silhouette. In most cases, these pictures would come with a simple narrative of what we could expect from the new product.

But Subaru seems to be a little more secretive than usual with the all-new WRX. The photo you see here is the only one we have so far. That’s not unusual, but what is a bit out of the ordinary is the rather short spiel that came with the photo:

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the all-new 2022 WRX will debut this year. Stay tuned to www.subaru.com/2022-wrx for updates.

Okay.

Even visiting the website doesn’t reveal any more information. However, we’ll try to make educated guesses on what can be expected from the all-new WRX.

The photo clearly shows a hood scoop, which is a sign that the upcoming WRX will be turbocharged. We won’t be surprised if the engine will be a 2.4-liter unit that powers both the Outback and the Ascent (or Evoltis). Also, a CVT might be the default gearbox. But we’re hoping that Subaru will offer an optional manual transmission. And finally, it is likely that the all-new WRX will be based on the Subaru Global Platform just like the latest Impreza.

Are you looking forward to the all-new WRX?



Miggi Solidum

Miggi is the managing editor of VISOR. Professionally speaking, he is a software engineering dude who happens to like cars a lot. And as an automotive enthusiast, he wants a platform from which he can share his motoring thoughts with fellow petrolheads.



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