• Subaru Impreza WRX

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Key facts

Subaru Impreza WRX, 1992 MY E-GC8 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4340 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1994 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
240 PS / 237 bhp / 177 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
304 Nm / 224 / 31 kgm @ 5000 rpm


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1992 Subaru Impreza WRX technical specifications


The Impreza WRX is a road car from Subaru, with all wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon body style.
The 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 237 bhp (240 PS/177 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 304 N·m (224 lb·ft/31 kgm) at 5000 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box.
The Subaru Impreza WRX weighs a stated 1200 kg at the kerb.
1992 Subaru Impreza WRX data
Subaru Impreza WRX, 1992 MY E-GC8 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2520 99.2
Track/tread (front) 1465 57.7
Track/tread (rear) 1455 57.3
Length 4340 170.9
Width 1690 66.5
Height 1405 55.3
Ground clearance 155 6.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Subaru
Engine code EJ20
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 2 litre
1994 cc
(121.681 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 75 mm
3.62 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 240 PS (237 bhp) (177 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 118.9 bhp/litre
1.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 304 Nm (224 ft·lb) (31 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 152.46 Nm/litre
1.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1915.8 kPa (277.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 200.25 PS/g
147.28 kW/g
197.5 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.79 kg/kW
11.34 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 4.11
general ID189530
Production total
Model code E-GC8
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Subaru Impreza WRX added 2008-10-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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