A full presentation of the series of “barn” second generation could take place next week. The model was replaced by the platform, transformed, inside and out. Also, the wagon received a new engine.
In concept the “pyatidverka” Subaru Levorg new generation introduced last fall, and in July of this year the company announced a commercial version: the model has got its own page on the Japanese site, there stated that the home is taking orders will open on 20 August (apparently it was the day the car will be fully declassified). It has long been known that externally pipelined version is almost no different from its forerunner. But the “inner world” is still a mystery – the prototype was shown with smoked glass, photospin to look into the interior also failed. Now, at last, opened and the interior: Creative publishing Trend posted the scanned pages of the brochure dedicated to the new Subaru Levorg.
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So, the main “chips” within a virtual “tidy” and a multimedia system with a vertical touchscreen. And on the sides of the tablet “multimedia” located washer and hotkeys. By the way, this infotainment complex has and the American the new Subaru Legacy and Outback, but the screen instead of the traditional instruments they have not yet got.
Recall that with the change of generations Levorg moved on a modular platform SGP (Subaru Global Platform), which created all the latest models of the brand (the predecessor shares “truck” with the old Impreza and WRX). According to unofficial data, the wagon has grown in length supposedly increased by 65 mm to 4755 mm, width now is 1795 mm (+15 mm), height – 1480 mm (5 mm bigger than the base of the “first” station wagon), the size of the wheelbase – 2670 mm (+20 mm). Trunk volume – 561 liter (according to the method VDA), which is 39 litres larger than the previous Levorg.
The wagon received a newly developed boxer four cylinder 1.8 turbo engine with direct injection. Profile earlier, Japanese media reported that the engine produces 200 HP Now write about 177 HP (300 Nm). 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.
For the “second” Levorg also announced a package of safety systems EyeSight new generation: the stereo camera is now more wide angle, there are four radar (mounted on bumper). Still in the Arsenal is upgraded adaptive cruise control – using satellite data, the system recognizes the road and stops the car where it is needed.
In Japan the previous Subaru is equipped with 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).
Behind the standard new Subaru Levorg needs to submit the serial “charged” version of the STI Sport, its prototype was shown in January 2020. The main features of this “piatigorski” chassis with an electronically shock absorbers and system change driving modes (Drive Mode Select).