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Old 04-12-2001, 01:07 PM   #1
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silver for now


2.5 RS the best US impreza model up to 2002
WRX is 2.0l turbo impreza sold in the other countrys
WRX STI the beefed up version of the WRX tuned by Subaru Technica Internationa faster and better haneling than the WRX
22b is the daddy of em all ir is a wide body '98 WRX STI with a 2.2l turbo engin very fast... only like 400 sold outside of Japan.
that is the quick over veiw.
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Old 04-12-2001, 01:20 PM   #2
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I'll assume you're asking about the 2002 models.

1) The 2.5 RS is the "sport-tuned" version of the impreza. It has the 2.5 L NON-turbo engine, but it has a stiffer suspension than the other models with this engine. It also has 4-wheel disc brakes and some other nice trim features.

2) The WRX has a 2.0L turbo-charged engine which puts out about 60 additional horsepower (peak). It also has larger front brake rotors, and several trim features that make it nicer than the RS.

3) The WRX STi has yet to be introduced in North America (rumours say sometime in the next few years). It is basically the WRX that has been specially tuned by Subaru's in-house specialists. It has things like a performance exhaust and intake system, better brakes, ligter weight (I'm guessing), etc. The engine puts out about 280 hp.

4) The 22B is basically a WRX that is race tuned. As far as I know, there are no plans to make this version available in the US anytime soon (emissions are a bitch). I don't know the exact specs, but if you look at edmunds.com I think they did a review of the 22B a few months back.

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Old 04-12-2001, 02:43 PM   #3
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Only about 427 22B's in the world. Why they didn't make 555 beats the heck out of me.
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Old 04-12-2001, 07:21 PM   #4
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22B is hexadecimal notation for the number 555
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Old 04-12-2001, 07:39 PM   #5
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Whoa... theres a serious computer geek to recognize that one!

Don't feel bad... I probably would have caught it if it were 1000101011

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Old 04-12-2001, 11:02 PM   #6
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Hehe!! THat's great... now what does 555 mean? Is that the number of the car or something?
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Old 04-12-2001, 11:52 PM   #7
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555 is the name of a tobacco company that sponsored several of the rally cars.
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Old 04-13-2001, 12:48 AM   #8
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Can anyone explain the differences between the following:
1.) 2.5RS
2.) WRX
3.) WRX STi
4.) 22B (is it a WRX as well?)

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