Subaru has announced plans to compete in the 2012 Super GT Series with their upcoming BRZ sports car.

Set to enter the GT300 class, the BRZ promises to build on the success of the Legacy B4 GT300 and "meet the expectations of Subaru fans."

Additional information will be released at the Tokyo Motor Show, but the class' name implies the car will have a 2.0-liter Boxer engine with 300 hp (224 kW / 304 PS).

Subaru BRZ confirmed for 2012 Super GT Series