BRZ six-speed manual $37,150**
BRZ six-speed automatic $39,730**
Each of the 201 Subaru BRZ models scheduled for arrival in Australia
during 2012 have been sold. New orders for the BRZ will be targeted for delivery in 2013.
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18th July, 2012
Subaru’s first rear-wheel drive sports car, the BRZ is now on-sale
locally. With just a small allocation of stock coming to Australia, sports car enthusiasts will be looking at a
delivery date in 2013 for new orders as the 2012 allocation of 201 cars has already been sold.
The Subaru BRZ is an economical alternative for enthusiastic drivers.
Subaru is offering the BRZ at a Drive-Away Price** that will include free scheduled servicing for the first three
years/60,000 kilometres** of ownership.
The national Drive-Away Prices** are:
BRZ six speed manual - $37,150**
BRZ six-speed automatic - $39,730**
Because BRZ supply is limited at the present time, Subaru has decided to sell the BRZ on-line, via their web site.
The new BRZ sports car is a one-off departure from Subaru’s long-established policy of offering only Symmetrical
All-Wheel Drive on models that come to Australia.
BRZ is built exclusively at Subaru’s Gunma Main Plant in Japan, as is the
Toyota 86 both being the
result of a collaborative agreement between the two respected brands.
The new generation Subaru FA 2.0 litre four-cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer engine is designed specifically for
the model and is mounted as low as possible, producing agility and a thrilling, nimble drive.
BRZ’s low Centre of Gravity (CoG) combines with light weight and compact size to provide one of the most entertaining
drives of any new Subaru.
Contrasting with conventional direct injection engines, the 'FA' offers perfectly balanced high output, fuel
efficiency and eco-friendly performance.
It combines the D-4S injection system with the dual Active Valve Control System (AVCS), for superb linear power
delivery from low revs, underlined by the sporty engine sound.
BRZ features new 17-inch alloy wheels, designed for light weight, rigidity and braking performance.
Its suspension set-up is unique to the model - specifically tuned to provide handling excellence, inspiring driver
confidence with high grip levels and stability.
Subaru claim the BRZ offers good ride comfort and low levels of impact harshness, while maintaining sharp steering
response, impressive levels of mid-corner stability and excellent dynamic balance due to the low CoG, inherent in the
design of Subaru’s Boxer engine.
BRZ’s on-road presence is reflected in its wide and low stance, underlined by the 'muscular' flared wheel arches,
combined with the compact cabin.
It sits just 1,245 mm tall, with a minimum ground clearance of 130 mm and length of 4,240 mm, highlighting the sporty
stance. Its wheelbase of just 2,570 mm and width of 1,775 mm adds to its on-road presence and handling.
BRZ’s short front and rear overhangs serve the dual purpose of aiding visual appeal while contributing to aerodynamic
The new sports car features Subaru’s signature hexagonal grille, the size of which reduces air intake resistance and
LED driving lights (DRLs) are integrated into the fog lamp housing – the first time LED DRLs have been used in a
BRZ features projector HID headlights, with washers integrated into the bumper.
The “nose cone” front bumper adopts a highly rigid design that reduces weight.
Windscreen wipers are positioned under the bonnet edge for a cleaner, uncluttered look, while lessening wind noise.
Frameless front door windows enhance BRZ’s low profile look. Inside the doors is a high-strength rolled beam made of
1.270 Mpa high-tensile sheet steel.
The large aerodynamic rear diffuser integrates with the dual exhaust outlets.
BRZ’s 17-inch wheels feature extremely slim spokes and a distinctive Subaru-logo hub, offering high rigidity and light
weight. Twin spokes with a bright-cutting finish enhance the appearance.
The tail and brake lights use 12 LEDs each, with the external designs also helping airflow.
Reverse lights and a rear foglight are installed in the base of the bumper.
Large exhaust pipe baffles underline BRZ’s sporty character.
BRZ’s rear windscreen features tempered glass with a thickness of just 2.8 mm, reducing weight.
The rear field of vision was made as wide as possible to meet Subaru’s requirement for the driver to be able to see a
one-metre tall pole from the seat.
BRZ is available with the choice of seven colours:
- WR Blue Mica
- Crystal Black Silica
- Lightning Red
- Satin White Pearl
- Dark Gray Metallic
- Galaxy Blue Silica
- Sterling Silver Metallic
The driver’s seating position in BRZ is low and close to the CoG – signalling the car’s seriously sporty ability.
This means the driver can easily sense the vehicle’s handling behaviour.
BRZ has a completely round small diameter steering wheel (365 mm). No switches are mounted on it. A lever switch
operates cruise control.
The tachometer and digital speedometer are positioned in the centre of the instrument cluster, offering instant
readability and easy monitoring on the move.
As with the WRX STI, the Rev and Red Zone indicator helps the driver enjoy sporty driving. The Rev indicator allows
the driver to set any number of revolutions and also set a buzzer to sound as the Rev indicator flashes.
Push-button start adds to the sporty ambience.
Sport front seats offer firm support, while the seat backs were made as thin as possible to reduce weight and provide
leg space for rear seat occupants.
There is also the option of leather and Alcantara, with heated front seat.
Red stitching together with metallic-type accents add to BRZ’s sporty cabin look.
A guide/holder is provided in the shoulder of the front seats, making it easier to either put on or take off the
A compact heating, ventilation and air conditioning system fits the centre instrument panel shape. The heater and
blower are integrated into a single unit, reducing size and weight.
BRZ offers four drink holders – two cup holders inside the console box and one plastic bottle holder in each door.
BRZ’s brake pedal has a return spring - producing a hard feeling and easy control.
The rear seat can be folded flat to increase cargo capacity - normally 217 litres with the seat upright.
The lightweight plastic underfloor fuel tank also enables more efficient space use.
BRZ’s audio system features an AM/FM tuner, single CD, AUX and USB connectivity, with six speakers, including 160 mm
front door speakers and 65 mm rear quarter speakers, delivering wide and spacious sound.
It has a roof-mounted pole antenna.
SUBARU BRZ SPECIFICATIONS AT A GLANCE:
- ABS anti-lock brakes with four-wheel discs and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
- Automatic on/off headlamps
- Automatic transmission lock-out - need foot on brake, key in ignition “on” position, to release lever
- Bi-Xenon self-levelling headlights
- Brake Assist
- Child seat tether anchor points + ISOFIX
- Curtain airbags
- Driver’s knee airbag
- Dual front airbags
- Dual side airbags
- Four wheel disc brakes
- Front seatbelts with pretensioners and load limiters
- Full size spare wheel
- Ring-shaped reinforced passenger cabin
- Seatbelt indicator lights
- Shock absorbing brake and clutch pedals
- Side intrusion bars
- Vehicle Stability Control
- Alloy pedals
- AM/FM tuner CD player, six speakers, full iPod control and Bluetooth
- Automatic dual zone air conditioning
- Bottle holders in front doors + two cup holders in centre console
- Cargo area light
- Central locking - remote
- Centre console with one 12-Volt outlet – second outlet in glovebox
- Cruise control
- Driver’s footrest
- Fold-down one-piece rear seat
- Height and reach adjustable steering column
- Height adjustable driver and front passenger seats
- Immobiliser security system
- Leather wrapped steering wheel with red stitching
- Leather wrapped gearshift knob and handbrake lever
- Map light
- Power steering, mirrors and windows
- Push-button start and smart key entry
- Remote fuel lid release – tethered fuel cap
- Seatback pocket (passenger side)
- Side sill cover (alloy)
- Six speed manual transmission option
- Six-speed automatic transmission option with paddle shift
- Sport front seats – driver’s seat six-way manual adjustable
- Two remote central locking smart keys
- Vanity mirrors – front passenger and driver (illuminated)
- 12V/120W power jacks x 2
- 17-inch alloy wheels – full size spare
- Colour-coded mirrors and door handles
- Daytime running lights
- Engine, transmission and floor undercover
- Front fog lights
- Power folding door mirrors
- Rear diffuser
- Rear fog light
- Rear roof mounted radio antenna
- Twin exhaust
- Anti-theft security system with engine immobiliser
- Auto hatch unlock on key
- DataDot security technology
- Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
- Three-year unlimited kilometre warranty
- Torsen Limited Slip Differential
- 2.0 litre DOHC horizontally opposed boxer engine with dual AVCS. 147 kW/7,000 rpm, 205 Nm/6,600 rpm
- Leather and Alcantara trim, with front seat heaters
BRZ MY13 NATIONAL DRIVE-AWAY PRICING**
BRZ six-speed manual $37,150**
BRZ six-speed automatic $39,730**
Leather and Alcantara trim, with front seat heaters $1,500
** The National Drive-Away Price includes the vehicle price, 12 months private registration, stamp duty, CTP
insurance cost estimate (based on private purchaser with good driving record), and the BRZ three-year/60,000 km Service
plan*** and is not applicable to business or government buyers.
*** The BRZ three-year/60,000 km service plan covers all items specified under the standard “Maintenance for Normal
Operating Conditions” schedule detailed in the Warranty and Service Logbook. This includes inspection and adjustment of
all items listed, genuine parts, labour and fluids required for each standard schedule service. For full service plan
terms and conditions are available from Subaru Australia and their authorised dealers.
Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the