Subaru showed a very slick “Pure Red” special edition of their 2016 Crosstrek at the Chicago Auto Show earlier this year that got lots of attention from show attendees who – noting the limited production – all wanted to know “when and how much” as they eyed the sleek lines and unique color palette of this special Crosstrek. With only 1,500 going to be available, being in line as soon as possible was a priority for many including readers who have been following with us from our earlier story.
Today it is ready, set, go time, according to Subaru, as the price for the Pure Red Special Edition has been announced as $25,595 with orders now able to be placed with dealers for delivery starting in June 2016.
2016 Pure Red Crosstrek SE
The “Pure Red” Special Edition is based on the 2.0i Premium and, of course, features that Subaru “Pure Red” exterior color with matching foldable mirrors with integrated turn signals. Carrying the theme to the inside, red stitching accents the leather-wrapped shift lever handle, steering wheel and door panels plus an exclusive red interior dash trim with a black inlay. The Pure Red ambiance continues after dark in the cabin with with its red interior ambient lighting casting a soft red glow onto the front floor area and storage space below the climate control.
The Special Edition includes the All-Weather Package (heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors and windshield wiper de-icer), Power Moonroof, Instrument Panel with color LCD, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start, and Blind Spot Detection / Rear Cross Traffic Alert System (which includes Lane Change Assist).
It comes also with the Subaru Starlink multimedia system with its 6.2-inch display. Featuring Sirius XM All Access Satellite Radio, the system includes AM/FM stereo with HD Radio, Radio Data Broadcast System, single-disc CD player, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity and audio streaming, iPod control, a USB port and an auxiliary input jack.
Smartphone integration features Aha and Pandora along with new Subaru Starlink Cloud Applications Stitcher, Calendar, Music Player, News, Weather and iHeart Radio. The SiriusXM All Access Radio includes a four-month free trial starting at delivery. The 6.2-inch. Screen also displays the rear vision camera view to provide an additional level of convenience and safety.
So, if you are one of those ‘smitten’ with the Pure Red Crosstrek SE, get going to your Subaru dealer this weekend and place your order.