New details about the second generation of the Subaru Levorg

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New details about the second generation of the Subaru Levorg

With the change of generations “pyatidverka” Japanese brand grew up and got a new turbocharged “by opposition” 1.8. On the domestic market model will be released this year.

In concept Subaru Levorg second generation showed last fall at the exhibition in Tokyo. Since the end of last year the Network began to receive photos from tests of serial machines, but it was a universal black, and now the lens hit the silver “barn” without any camouflage – new picture published for Twitter user under the name caramelyu_ki. In addition, the Japanese edition of Creative Trend shared fresh details, because she previously told Subaru about the model only in General terms.

Trademark “second” Levorg is almost fully retained the design of its precursor. The basis of the new “piatigorski” is based on the platform modular platform SGP (Subaru Global Platform), which created all the latest models of the brand (former Levorg shares a “truck” with a previous Impreza and WRX). According to the Creative Trend, the length of a new equal 4755 mm, 65 mm longer than the predecessor, the width is 1795 mm (+15 mm in comparison with the first generation model), height – 1480 mm (5 mm bigger than the base of the “first” station wagon). And the wheelbase is supposedly increased by 20 mm to 2670 mm. the trunk Volume is not yet named (former model – 522 liters according to the method VDA).

New Levorg was the first Subaru model that received the newly developed boxer four cylinder 1.8 turbo engine with direct injection. The Japanese write that a motor delivers 200 HP most Likely, the engine is combined with a proprietary Lineartronic CVT. And of course, there is already a “base” station wagon has all-wheel drive.

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In Japan, the start of sales of Subaru Levorg new generation was scheduled for June-July, but because of the epidemic of the coronavirus COVID-19 and it could move. However, local dealers new must still appear before the end of this year. By the way, the home brand of the previous “shed” is called Levorg Tourer GT, and prototype have already been presented simply as the Levorg, that is, it is not excluded that in the Japanese market model will lose the prefix.

Still universal in the Country of the rising sun is available with a petrol 1.6 turbo (factory index FB16) and 2.0 (FA20) with a capacity of 170 and 300 HP respectively. But the European version after the facelift lost the turbo in the Old world “barn” can be bought only with a 150-strong boxer “aspirated” 2.0 (also FB series).

After the market to master standard new Levorg will launch the “charged” version of the STI Sport, its prototype was presented in January 2020. The main features of this “piatigorski” chassis with an electronically shock absorbers and system change driving modes (Drive Mode Select).

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