New Subaru Levorg caught “alive”

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New Subaru Levorg caught “alive”

In the Network appeared the trademark “Saray” Levorg second generation. “Pyatidverka” changed not only the platform but also the engine. The start of sales is scheduled for next year.

World premiere of new Subaru Levorg was held in October 2019 at the motor show in Tokyo. But it was a prototype, and now in Japan, took a picture of the serial instance, his picture published in your Twitter user h_harai. The pipeline option is expected have kept the design of its precursor – at least, feed the machine in the photo is the same as the concept.

By the way, the home of the brand “barn” of the previous generation is called Levorg Tourer GT, and the exhibition, the prototype was presented simply as the Levorg. On the boot door caught car nameplates, however, not excluded that in the Japanese market model will lose the prefix.

Universal first-generation release in 2014, it is built on the same “truck” as the previous Impreza and WRX. The basis of the “second” Levorg lies the modular platform of the SGP (Subaru Global Platform), which created all the latest models of the brand (including fresh and Impreza). Dimensions of new items is still unknown, the dimensions of the prototype, the company is also not called. Previous “shed”, intended for the domestic market, the length is 4690 mm, wheelbase – 2650 mm.

Subaru Levorg new generation became the first model of the brand, which is a newly developed boxer 1.8 turbo engine with direct injection. However, the power of the motor again is not revealed yet. 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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Predecessor in Japan 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 of the universal first generation after the recent restyling has lost the turbo in the Old world “barn” can be bought only with a 150-strong boxer “aspirated” 2.0 (also FB series).

Also in the list of equipment “second” Levorg is complex EyeSight of the new generation: the stereo camera is now more wide angle, there are four radar (mounted on bumper). Plus the wagon got upgraded adaptive cruise control – using satellite data, the system recognizes the road and stops the car where it is needed.

On the home market the novelty will be released in the middle of next year.

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