New Subaru Outback to be revealed this yr – report

Following the reveal of the seventh-generation Subaru Legacy on the 2019 Chicago Auto Present, Automotive and Driver experiences new Outback will debut this yr. The Outback is the wagon-crossover model of the Legacy, and can probably share the identical platform and powertrains as its sedan counterpart. The latter is the Subaru International Platform, which ought to present larger rigidity, higher dealing with and improved refinement. Different fashions just like the XV, Impreza, Forester and the Legacy have already adopted the structure, and it ought to be no shock the Outback is subsequent in line. Given the newest Legacy is obtainable with no three.6 litre flat-six engine, the Outback will probably observe swimsuit and obtain the sedan’s FA24F 2.four litre turbo four-cylinder (additionally used within the Ascent) and FB25DI 2.5 litre naturally-aspirated four-pot with direct injection. Subaru’s core applied sciences – Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and Lineartronic CVT – will probably be customary fitments too. By way of styling, we must always anticipate the same strategy as earlier than, with a jacked-up Legacy wagon that gives larger floor clearance and physique cladding for a extra rugged look. The wagon physique type will supply elevated boot house for a extra sensible inside, with the remainder of it being lifted straight from the brand new Legacy. At present, the fifth-generation Outback is out there for buy in Malaysia, with only a sole 2.5i-S EyeSight variant being provided. Launched in July 2018, the wagon-crossover is powered by a 2.5 litre boxer four-cylinder petrol engine (175 PS and 235 Nm) and is the primary Subaru mannequin within the nation to return with Subaru’s EyeSight suite of driver help methods. GALLERY: 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i-S EyeSight GALLERY: 2020 Subaru Legacy The put up New Subaru Outback to be revealed this yr – report appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive Information.