The “Blob Eye” WRX was introduced with AVCS combined with an 8.8:1 compression ratio, making the upgrading and tuning of these models very rewarding, with excellent results achieved at very reasonable costs.
Engine: 2.0L with TD04 Turbo + AVCS (Active Valve Control System) + TGV (Tumble Generating Valves).
Transmission: Semi-close ratio 5MT, same as MY99-00 STI with 4.44:1 final drive, 4 speed automatic was an option for these year models also.
Wheels & Tyres: Wheel Size =17 x 7, ET = 55, PCD = 5 x 100 with a 215/45 ZR17 91W tyre.
Other POI: AVCS is often referred to as VVT (Variable Valve Timing), the 5 speed manual transmission in these year models is much stronger than the previous MY94-MY01 models.
Note: All specifications and information are in relation to our ADM cars as they were delivered in standard form.