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Subaru reveals BRZ


Here are the first official images of Subaru's new rear-wheel drive, the BRZ Coupe, due to be unveiled at the LA Auto Show

Essentially a preview of the production model that will be launched in December, the BRZ concept has a prominent grille, LED daytime running lights, bulging fenders, a massive rear wing and a four-tailpipe exhaust system.

The BRZ will have a low center of gravity and be a "pure handling delight", according to Subaru.

Recent reports indicate the BRZ's twin, the Toyota FT-86, will weigh 1210kg and have a 2.0-litre Boxer engine that develops 147kW (197hp) and 205Nm (151 lb-ft) of torque.

Production will begin in early 2012.

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