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2021 Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition pricing and specs detailed: Volkswagen Golf R rival and all-wheel-drive icon goes out with a bang

The EJ25 Final Edition (above) is the last stop on the way to the fifth-generation WRX STI.

Subaru Australia has released the aptly named WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition, with the limited-run sports sedan the last of the fourth-generation line.

Based on the current WRX STI’s spec.R flagship, the EJ25 Final Edition is priced from $62,440 plus on-road costs and restricted to just 75 examples, 30 of which will be sold online, while the remaining 45 will find homes via 24 of Subaru Australia’s dealers.

For the $3000 premium the EJ25 Final Edition commands, buyers are compensated with the addition of an ‘EJ25 Final Edition’ engine plate, a pink grille pinstripe, gold 19-inch BBS forged alloy wheels, silver Brembo brake callipers with ‘STI’ logos, and an ‘EJ25 Final Edition’ rear badge as well as black versions of the front fender inserts, side-mirror caps, shark-fin antenna and rear ‘WRX’ badge.

Inside, an Ultrasuede-trimmed sports steering wheel, front Recaro bucket seats, silver seatbelts, a red ‘STI’ push-start button, silver stitching, carbon-fibre-style trim and a numbered ‘EJ25 Final Edition’ build plate feature.

Three paintwork options are available for the Volkswagen Golf R rival, including WR Blue Peal (50 units), Crystal White Pearl (15) and Crystal Black Silica (10).

Inside, an Ultrasuede-trimmed sports steering wheel, front Recaro bucket seats and a numbered ‘EJ25 Final Edition’ build plate feature. Inside, an Ultrasuede-trimmed sports steering wheel, front Recaro bucket seats and a numbered ‘EJ25 Final Edition’ build plate feature.

As its name suggests, the EJ25 Final Edition is the last WRX STI to be motivated by the ‘EJ25’ 2.5-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine, with it producing 221kW of power and 407Nm of torque.

Naturally, a six-speed manual transmission works in tandem with Subaru’s signature symmetrical all-wheel-drive system in the EJ25 Final Edition.

As reported, the fifth-generation WRX STI is due to be revealed early next year, with it all but confirmed to use a new 2.4-litre unit, dubbed FA24, with outputs of about 300kW and 500Nm heavily rumoured, so stayed tuned.