All-new Subaru BRZ to debut at 2022 MIAS 

Updated Mar 29, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The updated Forester will also debut, with Russ Swift making an appearance. 

For those who like sports cars and are excited about the all-new, second-generation 2022 Subaru BRZ, then we’ve got great news for you. Subaru Philippines, under Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., is officially launching the aforementioned model at the upcoming 2022 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). 

A shot of the 2022 Subaru BRZ on a mountain road.

The 2022 Subaru BRZ

As a refresher, the all-new BRZ comes with several improvements like a larger and stronger 2.4-liter boxer engine capable of making 228 horsepower and 249 Nm of torque. It will still come with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic.  

Moreover, it now has a longer wheelbase, and the suspension system is now made up of an updated MacPherson strut for the front and a double-wishbone suspension for the rear. It also now gets a rear limited-slip differential as standard. 

Prior to its official release, Subaru Philippines also revealed the pricing for the all-new BRZ on its official website. Specifically, the one with the manual gearbox has a standard retail price of Php 2,399,000. The automatic transmission version meanwhile is a bit pricier at Php 2,499,000. 

A picture of the 2022 Subaru Forester

The updated Forester will also make an appearance at the 2022 MIAS

Subaru Philippines has already opened up the reservation books for the upcoming BRZ back in December last year. For that matter, it was reported that the first unit allocation for the said model has already been sold out. The company assured though that more batches are coming for the local market. 

Going back to 2022 MIAS, Subaru Philippines is also launching the updated Forester at the said event. To clarify, this is the facelifted Forester for the model year 2022. We also had a prior report about this stating that several units are already in the Philippines, and some are already on display at several Subaru dealerships. 

The famous British stunt driver, Russ Swift, will also make an appearance at the upcoming 2022 MIAS. He’s ready to wow the crowd with his precision driving, and there’s no doubt that he’ll be doing this again behind the wheel of a Subie. 

A picture of Russ Swift together with some cars.

Catch Russ Swift perform cool stunts at the 2022 MIAS [Photo source: Russ Swift]

If you’re excited for the all-new BRZ, the updated Forester, and seeing Russ Swift do his thing, be aware that the 2022 MIAS is kicking off on April 7, 2022 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.  

For more automotive industry news, and more updates on the upcoming 2022 MIAS, keep it here on Philkotse

Know more about Subaru BRZ 2022

Subaru BRZ

The Subaru BRZ is a 2+2 fastback coupe that was developed in partnership with Toyota. Recently, the second-gen BRZ made its debut at the 2022 MIAS. It is available in two variants only which are priced from Php 2,399,000 to Php 2,499,000. Powering this vehicle is a 2.4-liter DOHC boxer-4 gasoline engine capable of generating 234 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. Either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission is used to send power from the engine to the rear wheels.

Dimensions-wise, the BRZ measures 4,265 mm in length, 1,775 mm in width, and 1,310 mm in height, with a wheelbase and ground clearance rated at 2,575 mm and 130 mm, respectively. In the Philippines, this Japanese sports car competes against the likes of the Toyota 86, Mazda MX-5, and Nissan 370Z.

₱ 2,519,000 - ₱ 2,619,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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