By Jordan Martin
The 2013 Subaru BRZ entry model coupe will arrive in dealerships in June and will start at $27, 295 according to Subaru Canada, Inc. who made the announcement this morning.
The entry-level model BRZ coupe, which is manufactured at Subaru’s Gunma, Japan assembly plant, features a 2.0-L engine, HID headlights, touchscreen navigation system as well as smartphone integration. The six-speed automatic model will cost $28,495.
The BRZ also offers its Sport-tech Package that has a MSRP of $29, 295 for the manual model.
This package adds features such as fog lights and dual-zone automatic climate control.
The automatic model will cost an extra an extra $1,200, totaling $30,495.
The BRZ’s design was based off of Subaru’s Boxer engine layout and was designed with a focus on, “low vehicle weight, an ultra-low centre of gravity and precision steering.”
Subaru say it is hoping the BRZ will appeal to a new group of buyers and help expand its Canadian clientele.