Cody Crocker takes the all-new Subaru 2022 WRX for a spin for the first time 

Thursday, 25th November 2021.


For generations the iconic Subaru WRX has featured in car magazines, video games and taken pride of place in garages across Australia.

2022 ushers in an all-new, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Subaru WRX range, delivering a new generation of exhilaration that promises to thrill performance car enthusiasts across the nation. The rally inspired fifth generation 2022 WRX has been meticulously engineered to offer a heart-pumping, exhilarating, driver experience.



Australian rally driving legend Cody Crocker put the all-new “Rex” to the test for the very first time and Australians have a lot to be excited about.

In Cody’s first drive, the Australian rally star, said: “In the new WRX, you really feel like you are connected to the car and connected to the road. It offers a great and comfortable seating position, good steering feel, good response, good power and great transmission!”

Cody was also impressed with the driving dynamic of the WRX Sportwagon’s Subaru Performance Transmission which features a tuned 8-speed paddle shift Sport Lineartronic®, Variable Torque Distribution and Sports Shifting Control for faster shifting and downshift blipping control.

“The shifts are really fantastic, they’re definitely improved in speed. What’s not to like about this! It’s truly fantastic, it’s the WRX through and through.”

To watch Cody Crocker put the all-new Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Subaru WRX Sportswagon through its paces for the first time visit



Blair Read, General Manager Subaru Australia, said: “Subaru performance wagons have always been fantastic drivers cars and keenly anticipated by Australian Subaru drivers. The likes of the Liberty GT wagon and earlier generation WRX wagons earned cult status with their reputation for performance and practicality.

“It was great to throw Cody the keys and get his first impressions of the all-new 2.4 turbocharged WRX Sportswagon and hear that the true rally-bred handling and performance has been refined to an all-new level with the next generation.

“We cannot wait for Australians to experience the new era of WRX, which we are confident will thrill long-time enthusiasts and attract new members to the Subaru family.”



Excitingly, the new generation WRX range is coming in more ways than one. It will be available in Sedan, and will return in an electrifying, heart-racing Sportswagon.

Additionally, to celebrate the launch of the new-gen 2022 WRX range, Subaru Australia are giving one lucky person the opportunity to win the best six months of their life! This lucky person will win the ultimate test drive in the ultimate performance machine - 184 days of pure exhilaration in the all-new 2022 WRX.

For the chance to drive the dream for six months, all you have to do is tell Subaru Australia in 25 words or less where you would like to drive the all-new Subaru WRX. It’s really that simple. To enter the competition, visit Terms and conditions apply.



Customers can register their interest in the all-new Subaru WRX at to stay up to date with the latest information and be amongst the first in Australia to experience the thrill of this iconic performance machine.