Subaru introduces new Forester which already looks old

Avto 29 March, 2018
  • Germain Goyer

    Thursday, march 29, 2018 07:30

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    At the motor Show in New York, Subaru has lifted the veil on the fifth-generation of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) compact : the Forester.

    If you put it next to the current one, we have, in any way, the impression of being in the middle of the game of the seven differences. But the problem is that the game is almost downright impossible.

    Even after looking at all the angles, force is to admit that it is very similar to the Forester currently found on the market, and this, despite the fact that it is built on a new platform.

    Subaru Forester 2019

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    Of course, the all-wheel drive system that has forged the solid reputation of the japanese manufacturer will continue to be offered in series.

    As to the technology found on the new Forester, Subaru mentions that it will be the first vehicle in this segment to be equipped with the system DriverFocus. Thanks to facial recognition, this system allows to issue warnings in order to reduce distractions for the driver.

    In terms of mechanics, one always finds the four flat cylinders 2.5 L. Refined it développera182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet, compared to 170-horsepower and 174 pound-feet for the current model. Only the continuously variable transmission (CVT) will be offered.

    Subaru Forester 2019

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    The recreation is completed

    The four-cylinder flat turbocharged 2.0 L will not continue his route with the fifth generation of the model. It is the same for the manual transmission, which will also be abandoned. For a part of the customer base of Subaru, the driving pleasure is essential. To satisfy these customers, it will have to do better than offer a Sport version with applique orange, as this will be the case from 2019.

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    Subaru Forester 2019

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