Free winter tyres with Subaru BRZ

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Subaru has a reputation for making cars that are good in all weather – but the BRZ probably wouldn’t be an ideal winter hack.

Like the Toyota GT86, the Subaru BRZ comes with skinny Michelin eco-tyres as standard – great fun if you like your roundabouts sideways, but not ideal for wintery commutes.

Well, with winter well and truly here, Subaru has the answer – all BRZs sold before February 2014 will come with a spare set of alloys and cold weather tyres free of charge.

The Toyo Snoprox tyres would usually cost £1,095 including fitting, and feature special tread patterns to improve braking and handling in poor weather conditions.

Buyers get a choice of silver or anthracite grey 17-inch alloys, and can store their ‘summer’ set of alloys at their local Subaru dealer until the weather warms up.

We can’t think of a better reason to invest in a sensible RWD coupe this winter…

Web editor at MotoringResearch.com. Drives a 1983 Austin Metro. Tweet me @MR_AndrewBrady.

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