Subaru to unveil ‘charged’ station wagon

Subaru to unveil ‘charged’ station wagon

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Japanese car manufacturer Subaru is about to unveil the Levorg wagon.

So, according to insiders, Levorg will share an improved 2.4-liter boxer turbo engine with the updated Subaru WRX. The Subaru representative office in Australia hinted at the release of a more powerful version of the Subaru Levorg, but the Japanese corporation did not say whether the sports station wagon will get a power unit from the upcoming WRX.

At the same time, there are no other engines in the current Subaru engine lineup that outperform the boxer 177-horsepower (300 Nm) “turbo four” CB18 with a volume of 1.8 liters: it is equipped with Levorg for the Japanese car market. That is why insiders suggest that the “hot” Levorg will be equipped with a modernized 2.4-liter boxer unit with a capacity of more than 272 hp.

Although now all Levorgs use the Lineartronic wedge-chain variator as a transmission, it cannot be ruled out that a station wagon with a 2.4-liter engine will acquire a 6-speed manual transmission. The new Subaru WRX and the “charged” Levorg should debut in the second half of this year, and their sales may start towards the end of 2021.

We also advise you to watch a detailed test drive of the new Subaru Forester Hybrid from the FineAuto team:

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