Subaru WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition Prototype – Tokyo Motor Show 2019

WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition
Subaru will end production of the “EJ20” horizontally-opposed engine, which has been one of the main power
units since its debut in 1989, by the end of March 2020. Consequently, it will stop taking orders for the current
WRX STI model equipped with EJ20 engine and sold in Japan market by the end of the calendar year 2019. A
special edition WRX STI “EJ20 Final Edition”, which the prototype of the model will be showcased at Tokyo Motor
Show, has been developed to commemorate the history of EJ20 engine.
Started with the first generation Legacy in 1989, EJ20 engine has been used on a wide variety of Subaru models
and also powered racing cars competed in world class competition such as World Rally Championship,
Nürburgring 24 Hour Race and so on. “EJ20 Final Edition” features special items such as a balanced EJ20 engine
and gold-painted BBS 19-inch alloy wheels to commemorate the last model that uses the EJ20 engine which has
powered a series of Subaru models.
A special webpage (https://www.subaru.jp/wrx/sti_ej20finaledition/) will be set up on the Subaru official website,
where information about the WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition will be posted.
(Note: WRX STI models with EJ20 engines are currently sold in Japan only. STI models sold in overseas markets
are powered by different types of engines and production of those engines will continue.)