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2013 Subaru brz




All-New 200-Horsepower Boxer Engine


The 2.0-liter Subaru engine is all new and developed exclusively for the BRZ. Its bore and stroke measure the same (referred to as a “square” design). That contributes to quick revving and the engine’s 7,400-rpm redline. Its 200 horsepower translates to 100 horsepower per liter, which has long been held a standard of performance for a naturally aspirated engine.


The 2.0-liter also has a broad torque curve, which peaks at approximately 151 lb-ft and provides a strong midrange. The engine carries its spontaneous power from start-up through the middle engine speeds in each gear.


The engine features a contemporary combination of direct-injection and port-injection technology. Along with a high compression ratio (12:5:1), precise fuel injection maximizes performance and efficiency.



Choice of Transmissions


Two transmissions are available – both 6-speeds, and both designed for sporty driving.


The standard manual version has a short-throw shifter, and the pedals have been optimized for heel-and-toe operation.


The optional automatic has a Sport mode for quicker, firmer shifting and a manual mode for additional control using paddle shifters mounted on the steering wheel. Downshifting includes electronically controlled blipping.



Engineering and Production


The result of a joint project between Subaru and Toyota Motor Corporation, the BRZ was developed, tested, and built by Subaru engineers at the Subaru Gunma assembly plant.



More Information


Watch for updated information, including a comprehensive list of standard and optional features, exterior color charts, and specifications and dimensions at Sign up for BRZ emails at


Contact a dealer about availability.


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