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The power and torque generated by the potent engine is delivered to the rear wheels. Talking about the specifications and available equipment, the BRZ SE Lux equips a number of features as standard. These include Torsen rear-axle differential, leather and Alcantara trimmed seats, steering mounted shift
Posted on March 20, 2014 by kevin-brightAfter a long time, Subaru has finally made a comeback to the UK market with the new generation Subaru Impreza. The car will arrive in the UK on May 1 and will be available in just one trim level and one engine option, though there will be both manual and automatic transmission options. However, the new Impreza will be the first vehicle in the C-segment to come with an all wheel drive system as standard. Design wise the new generation Impreza is simple yet attractive. At the front the car features a hexagonal grille and hawk-eye headlights that have their own unique appeal.
Moving on to the sides, it has flared wheel arches that emphasize the car’s all wheel drive character. For the passenger cabin Subaru has used high quality, highly durable materials that impart a solid yet premium feel to the Impreza. There is also a Multi Function display
Posted on February 17, 2014 by kevin-brightAt the North American International Auto Show, Subaru presented the all new 2015 Subaru WRX STI. Subaru has overhauled the WRX to great extents and it is very much evident in the 2015 WRX STI. It features a new platform that offers a stiffer and more agile chassis, a new four-door sedan configuration, Multi-Mode Vehicle Dynamics Control, Multi-Mode Driver Controlled Center Differential (DCCD), Active Torque Vectoring, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, performance-tuned suspension, a driver-focused interior and Brembo Performance Brake System with Super Sport ABS.
The standard version of the car, the 2015 Subaru WRX is available in standard, Premium and Limited Trim levels. The list of features shared by all the variants includes a new multi-information central display with 4.3-in. LCD screen, a standard rear camera display, a boost gauge display, Bluetooth connectivity, climate control and a VDC screen showing traction control operation. The list of standard features does not end
Posted on February 11, 2014 by kevin-brightSubaru has introduced the all new 2015 Subaru Legacy sedan which is a much more improved over the last Legacy. Subaru claims it is the roomiest Legacy ever and is one of the most fuel efficient all wheel drive midsize sedan in its class. Apart from that, the 2015 Legacy is also packed with even more features which are mentioned in the following paragraphs. Since the model is all new for 2015, the design should also be new. The 2015 Legacy features a sleeker coupe like profile complemented by an all aluminum hood, a more raked windshield, standard HID low-beam headlights, U-shape tail and brake lights, ORVM integrated turn indicators, and plenty of other bodily elements.
The 2015 Legacy is available with four and six cylinder BOXER engines, starting with the 2.5i which is powered by a double-overhead-cam (DOHC) FB series 2.5-liter BOXER engine which is good for 175 hp
Posted on January 16, 2014 by kevin-brightSubaru has unveiled the 2015 Subaru WRX STI at the 2014 North American International Auto Show a.k.a Detroit Motor Show. The WRX STI is Subaru’s flagship model and the 2015 iteration only gets better. To add a pinch of exclusivity to this model, Subaru will also offer a limited edition model called WRX STI Launch Edition featuring a unique WR Blue paint, gold BBS forged alloy wheels and unique interior trim. Only 1,000 such limited edition WRXs will be made. Powering the car is the legendary 2.5-liter turbocharged intercooled 4-cylinder BOXER engine that makes use of Dual Active Valve Control System (Dual AVCS) and produces 305 horsepower (SAE) at 6,000 rpm and 290 lb.-ft.
of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The engine is teamed with a revised 6-speed manual transmission. Working parallel with the engine and transmission is Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-DRIVE) powertrain management system that features three drive modes:
Posted on November 28, 2013 by kevin-brightVisitors witnessed a number of important car launches at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show and one of them was the 2015 Subaru WRX. The WRX is an iconic high performance model from Subaru and with the latest iteration of the car the brand aspires to set the benchmark even higher. Some of the highlights of the 2015 model include a new platform which offers a stiffer and more agile chassis, a new torque-vectoring system for reduced understeer, a new 268-hp 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo BOXER engine, a new standard 6-speed manual transmission, and a new Sport Lineartronic® CVT with manual modes.
Starting with the new features, the most important one is the new engine. This new 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder BOXER engine puts out 268 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 258 lb.-ft of torque between 2000-5200 rpm, and comes with a host of features including direct fuel injection, high compression (10.6:1), Subaru
Posted on November 16, 2013 by kevin-brightSubaru America has announced today that it will debut the Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.. The LEGACY CONCEPT marks the 25th anniversary of Subaru Legacy and is also a preview of the styling cues that the world will see in future Subaru models. The LEGACY CONCEPT features a custom Ocean Silver Metallic paint scheme and a more coupe like design. The car is the most modern interpretation of Subaru Legacy with a refreshingly new fascia featuring a new hexagonal grille and a sharper hawk-eye headlamp design.
Moving towards the rear the 21 inch wheels are covered in flared wheel arches and an evidently strong character line that flows into the short rear deck and ends in the rear tail lamps. The hawk-eye design has been continued on the rear taillamps as well. The car features Subaru Symmetrical all-wheel drive drivetrain. 2015 Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT Image
Posted on October 30, 2013 by kevin-brightMost of the global manufacturers are gearing up for the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show as it is deemed very important. After Suzuki which previewed five concept crossovers to be showed at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Subaru has released the teaser images of its Levorg tourer concept which it plans to unveil at the same event. The Subaru Levorg concept will make its world premiere at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show on Wednesday 20 November. The Levorg concept is expected to lead to a new vehicle which is currently under development and due for its market launch in Japan next year.
The most interesting thing about the car, other than the sketchy yet attractive design profile, is its name which comes from a combination of the words ‘Legacy’, ‘Revolution’ and ‘Touring’. As per Subaru, the Levorg will offer the practicality of a tourer and the styling design and feel of
Posted on October 24, 2013 by kevin-brightSubaru’s XV compact crossover is quite popular in market and to push its popularity a bit further, the manufacturer has announced the launch of the Subaru XV Black, a new limited edition variant. The first and, evidently, the most exclusive thing about the car is its Crystal Black Silica paint along with a number of visual additions crafted just for the limited edition. These unique additions give a boost to the rugged, go-anywhere appeal of this off-roader. The additions include front, rear and side silver-resin underguards, front and rear mudflaps, a cargo step panel and a foldable cargo tray. On the inside, the Black model features a set of heavy duty rubber floor mats.
The XV has received a class-leading five-star Euro NCAP crash safety rating, which is also one of the highest scores for child occupant protection ever recorded, making it a perfect choice for young families. Being a crossover
Posted on October 8, 2013 by kevin-brightAt the 2013 Ney York International Auto Show, Subaru introduced its first ever production hybrid model dubbed XV Crosstrek Hybrid. A lot of interesting facts were revealed about this crossover then, but when it came to pricing, Subaru kept its mouth closed. Finally, the wait is over as Subaru has announced the pricing on its first ever hybrid product. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is based on the successful XV Crosstrek crossover and while retaining the latter’s all terrain capabilities, it provides better fuel efficiency and improved driving dynamics.
”The XV Crosstrek model has been an instant hit since going on sale in September 2012, selling approximately 45,000 units in its first year and showing there is a strong market for a compact CUV that provides strong looks, safety, AWD capability and good fuel economy.” said Thomas J. Doll, president, and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “The XV Crosstrek
Posted on February 21, 2012 by carexpoFor better or worse, Subaru has held onto the company’s tradition of embracing unconventional styling. We’ve never loved the automaker’s products because of their bodywork, and the 2012 Impreza sedan isn’t out to buck that trend. Designers have blessed the four door with an aggressive face that’s far from anonymous. Large, scowling headlamps lie beneath a nicely contoured hood and are split by an attractive hexagonal grille. The front fascia features a large lower air inlet with sizable fog light bezels set far toward each corner.
And speaking of corners, engineers have rolled in the squared-off aero edges popularized by hybrid models like the Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt and Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. We’re willing to chalk up the sedan’s questionable lines as par for the course from a company responsible for the likes of the curious SVX and infamous Tribeca. From the front, the 2012 Impreza looks more like a