GC8 the first generation Subaru Impreza WRX STi:
Version V (09/98-08/99) – GC8 F
The power stayed the same as the previous version 280 PS . The engine layout and design was made cleaner and was dubbed as the Boxer Phase 2 engine. The facelift the rest of the Impreza line had was also applied to the STi. The weighed 1,270 kg (2,800 lb). There were 1000 WRX Type RA STi Version 5 Limited cars and the WRX Type R STi Version 5 Limited cars had a 4 month waiting period for each order. The interior was also changed slightly from the Version 4 including seats and steering.This model was also produced as a 555 limited edition.
Version VI (09/99-08/00) – GC8 G
Body style(s) 2-door coupé
5-door station wagon
Engine(s) 2.0 L H4
Wheelbase 99.2 in (2520 mm)
Subaru Impreza WRX
Again the power stayed the same. Most of the changes were cosmetic. The wing was sculpted to be more aggressive.
There were 2000 WRX STi Version 6 Limited, 1000 WRX Type R Version 6 Limited and 2000 WRX STi RA Version 6 Limited cars produced. Also 500 WRX STi Version 6 Limited Hatchback models.