Subaru Impreza WRX, 1992 MY E-GC8

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.

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Subaru Impreza WRX -
Subaru Impreza WRX
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Key facts

Subaru Impreza WRX, 1992 MY E-GC8 information summary

What body style?
4 door 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 ft.lb / 31 kgm @ 5000 rpm

Subaru Impreza models

Subaru Impreza S201 STi -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1270 kg
Subaru Impreza Turbo 2000 RB5 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1235 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 1994 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1300 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 1994 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1300 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1310 kg
Subaru Impreza WRX -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1270 kg
Subaru Impreza WRX STI Type RA Version VI -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1240 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1260 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1270 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1210 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 1820 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1245 kg
Subaru Impreza P1 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 265.0 CO2 1295 kg
Subaru Impreza WRX STI Type RA Version VI Limited -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1260 kg
Subaru Impreza 22B STi -
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5M 2212 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1270 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5M 2457 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1281 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 4A 2457 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
Subaru Impreza Casa Blanca -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1493 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 1140 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 1493 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 1200 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1125 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1130 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 1994 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1165 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 1994 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 1280 kg
Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version II -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 275 PS 271 bhp 202 kW 1240 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 275 PS 271 bhp 202 kW 1200 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 1820 cm3 103 PS 102 bhp 76 kW 1245 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1994 cm3 211 PS 208 bhp 155 kW 1118 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1493 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 990 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1493 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1040 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1597 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1070 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 1597 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1110 kg

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1992 Subaru Impreza WRX data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2520 mm 99.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1465 mm 57.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1455 mm 57.3 inches
Length 4340 mm 170.9 inches
Width 1690 mm 66.5 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
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
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear 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
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter
performance
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/tonne (1000 kg)
147.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
197.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com 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.