Forester in new look, safe Outback, Impreza new

Friedberg, 14 March 2016

Subaru has revised the Forester and the outback; In addition, the stamp shows the new Impreza.

Forester with new look

The Forester competes with approximately 3,800 units sold annually in Germany the bestseller of all wheel brand, in the 2016 model version with a new exterior look. Front grille, bumper and headlight units have been modified. In the higher equipment also LED daytime running lights in the form of C. LED headlights with LED high beams and dynamic cornering lights are standard from the version exclusive (with the model XT from version comfort). Even the wheels and the rear lights have been subtly revised. The brake lights and the fog rear light feature LED technology. Various elements get a higher quality appearance. The equipment of Platinum and sports get a driver's seat with memory function. The engine range remains unchanged: to be offered a two-liter gasoline engines 2.0 X with 150 Horsepower, the 2.0XT Turbo 240 HP, as well as the diesel engine 2.0D with 147 HP. The starting price is 25,900 euros.

Outback with a new security system

A combined system of dead angle, changing lanes and cross traffic Wizard is introduced in the outback. It is in future sport series among the top facilities. The assistance system detects vehicles approaching on adjacent tracks from behind, and warns the driver when an intended lane change. The cross traffic wizard warns when approaching when reversing, for example, from a driveway or a parking space, a car from the side. The high-beam Assistant contributes to an improved visibility when driving at night, which also counts sports in the version standard equipment. New on board is also an auto-dimming rear-view mirror. The new assistance systems join the 2015 introduced "eyesight"-system, which includes a collision detector with emergency braking system, an Abstandstempomat and a lane keeping and lane guidance. The Outback is offered with a 175 HP strong 2.5 liter gasoline engine and a 2.0 litre diesel with 150 HP, the entry-level price 34.400 euro.

New Impreza on new platform

At the New York International Auto Show (25 March to 3 April 2016), Subaru also shows the new Impreza, introduced the already 2016 are to probably but as usual in Japan. The compact car is the first Subaru based on "Subaru global platform", that in the future all new Subaru's should be based. She will form another trademark feature in addition to the Boxer engine, the all-wheel drive with the characteristic 50-to 50-power distribution (symmetrical all-wheel drive) and the eyesight system. The platform will offer among others an improved straight through higher stiffness, less noise and vibration, as well as increased security. Also it is suitable for electrified models so hybrids and electric cars. (sl)