Η Subaru ανακοίνωσε ότι στην έκθεση της Νέας Υόρκης θα παρουσιάσει την Αμερικάνικη έκδοση του XV Crosstrek. Το αυτοκίνητο παρουσιάστηκε στην έκθεση της Φρανκφούρτης τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2011 ως XV, και στην Αμερική θα είναι διαθέσιμο με το όνομα XV Crosstrek.

Μηχανικά φορά τον νέο τετρακύλινδρο Boxer DOHC κινητήρα 2.0-λίτρων ο οποίος συνδυάζεται με το αυτόματο κιβώτιο συνεχώς μεταβαλλόμενων σχέσεων Lineartronic. Έχει μήκος 4.450 mm, πλάτος 1.780 mm, ύψος 1.570 mm και μεταξόνιο 2.635 mm. Θα είναι τετρακίνητο, θα τοποθετηθεί στην C κατηγορία ως ένα Urban Adventure Crossover όχημα και θα διαθέτει και στο σύστημα Subaru Dynamic Chassis Control το οποίο θα κάνει το XV απίστευτα ασφαλή κατά την οδήγηση.

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FHI Introduces the “SUBARU XV CROSSTREK” at New York International Auto Show

Tokyo, March 22, 2012 – Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, today announced that it will showcase the “Subaru XV Crosstrek” (US specifications) at the New York International Auto Show (Press day: April 4 and April 5; Open to the public from April 6 through April 15).

The Subaru XV is Subaru’s new generation crossover vehicle that made its world premiere at the 64th Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011. Named “Subaru XV Crosstrek” in the US market, it will debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show.

This compact crossover SUV features a stylish design and provides an enjoyable drive. It is well balanced with roomy and convenient interior. While maintaining its standard all-wheel drive, the Subaru XV Crosstrek employs the 2.0 liter Horizontally-Opposed Boxer engine and Lineartronic (CVT) and achieves a highway fuel economy of 33 mpg* – making it the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive crossover vehicle in the US. It also offers good rough road capability due to its 8.7 inches of ground clearance, which is higher than many of its competitors’.

* Achieved 33 miles per gallon for highway mileage according to Subaru in-house data.

Two grades, “Premium” and “Limited”, will be available in the US. The “Limited” model employs comprehensive infotainment equipments such as the multi-function navigation system with a 6.1-inch touch screen display. The press conference is scheduled at the Subaru booth on April 5, 2012 at 9.55h. Under the brand statement “Confidence in Motion”, Subaru brand always inspires confidence with customers through its commitment to “engineering excellence”. With the core ideal of “engineering excellence”, Subaru continues to provide customers with “Enjoyment and Peace of Mind” in all Subaru products.