2018 Subaru WRX STi With Tasteful Mods & Airlift Air Suspension

XL CS Style Front Bumper Lip on 2018 WRX STi

If you’re into fun-to-drive import performance cars but need the convenience of a 4-door sedan, it’s hard to find a better option than a Subaru WRX STI. This car is familiar to anyone, as it’s been around since the mid-90s, but just like the good vine, it became better with time.

2018 Subaru WRX sti with lowered suspension

The all-wheel-drive layout and turbocharged boxer engines were the key elements that made this model stand out from the crowd of other import and European cars in this segment and gain astonishing results in the world of motorsports. The combination of all these features along with a longer 4-door base provided the car with a row of distinguishing driving characteristics that are so much appreciated by professional racers and enthusiasts worldwide.

2018 Subaru WRX sti on air lift 3p air suspension

2018 WRX STI with air suspension

Just like its predecessors the latest generation of the Impreza WRX STI models has everything that we appreciate and love about these cars. The Turbocharged EJ257 2.5L Boxer engine provides 305 HP and 290 lb⋅ft of torque to all 4 wheels through a TY85 6-Speed manual transmission. Even though the car drives and looks exceptionally well, there’s always some room for improvement, and so the owner of this white 2018 WRX STI decided to tailor its looks and driving characteristics to his own vision.

“Even though the car drives and looks exceptionally well, there’s always some room for improvement”

Work ZR10 19×10.5 +23ET with 245/35R19 Tires

The car sits just a few inches off the ground on a lowered suspension and a set of forged Work ZR10 wheels sized at 19×10.5 +23ET and wrapped in 245/35R19 Tires with Riviera blue custom painted brake calipers visible through the spokes. The XL CS Style front bumper and STi OE style skirts and spats, along with Varis style diffuser make the car look flush to the ground and give that ground-hugging sporty touch to the exterior.

Subaru WRX sti OLM Paint matched hood

An experienced eye will notice such exterior upgrades as the OLM Paint matched hood with black headlight surrounds, whit STi badging, S207 Bumper Vents, Vland Taillights, Perrin Stiffeners, HIC Roof Vane, Maxton Gurney Flap, Black Edging, and GCS Rear fog.

To make the car sound right and gain a few extra horses, the owner decided to install a P&L Track Series Exhaust that provides a beautiful tone and enhances the performance at the same time.

2018 WRX STI custom rear diffuser P&L Track Series Exhaust

See Also
Stanced Subaru BRZ with blue underbody lights
Wide-body Subaru BRZ with Overfenders and a Perfect Stance

Specs – 2018 Subaru WRX STI

Wheels

  • Work ZR10 19×10.5 +23ET with 245/35R19 Tires

Performance

  • P&L Track Series Exhaust

stanced WRX sti

Stanced 2018 SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI with a spoiler

Exterior

  • OLM Paint matched hood
  • Stock headlights with overlays
  • OLM bezels with 2020 surrounds
  • XL CS Style Front Bumper Lip
  • Riviera Blue painted calipers
  • White STi badging
  • STi OE Style side skirt and spats
  • S207 Bumper Vents
  • Varis Style Diffuser
  • Vland Taillights
  • Perrin Stiffeners
  • HIC Roof Vane
  • Maxton Gurney Flap
  • Black Edging
  • GCS Rear fog
  • Wide-angle mirrors with defrosters and turn signal + mirror light tunnel by Subispeed

Recaro Sportster CS heated seats

Interior

  • SWEIDIT custom wheel
  • IDoing Head Unit
  • WC Leatherworks Shift knob
  • Lockout Phase 2 Motortrend Mats
  • Recaro Sportster CS heated seats

2018 SUBARU WRX STI red GCS Rear fog light

Watch the progress and find out more about this Subaru WRX STi project by visiting the Instagram profile of the owner: @doypie!

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