NEW FOR 2015:

-Aozora trim added
-All trims get shark-fin antenna, gunmetal carbon fibre interior trim and newly-styled exhaust tips

It’s another year of trim updates for the 2015 BRZ, now entering its third model year. Power still comes from a naturally-aspirated 2.0L horizontally-opposed (boxer) four-cylinder engine making 200 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque, and paired with either six-speed manual or automatic transmissions, save for the new Aozora trim, which is stickshift-only.

Trims include the base BRZ, Sport-tech and Aozora Edition.

Base spec includes six-speed manual transmission, performance-tuned suspension, four-wheel vented disc brakes with anti-lock, electronic brake force distribution and brake assist, six airbags, engine immobilizer and anti-theft system, limited slip differential, traction and stability control, 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic bi-Xenon headlights with manual levelling, LED daytime running lights, LED accent lighting and taillights, brake override system, heated power-adjustable body-colour side mirrors, air conditioning, shark-fin antenna, gunmetal carbon fibre trim, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, navigation, Bluetooth with voice activation and streaming audio, satellite radio, eight-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA/DivX, WMV, MP4 stereo, multifunction trip computer, steering wheel-mounted cruise control, illuminated ignition keyring, 12-volt power outlet in centre console, window indexing, flat-folding rear seat, aluminum alloy sport pedals, leather-wrapped shifter, steering wheel and parking brake handle and black cloth upholstery with red stitching.

Moving up to Sport-Tech trim adds heated front seats, automatic dual-zone climate control, fog lights, dual illuminated visor-mounted vanity mirrors, intelligent keyless entry with pushbutton start, black leather upholstery with red stitching, low-profile rear spoiler and front door courtesy lights.

Aozora Edition models build on Sport-tech trim and add STI front, side and rear under-spoiler kit, black STI 17-inch wheels, red brake calipers, frameless rearview mirror, red start button, black/blue Alcantara leather seats, blue stitching on the steering wheel, armrest, door trim, console knee pad, shift boot and parking brake, and a body undercover to improve the car’s drag coefficient.

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