Subaru reveals all-new 2014 Forester
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ – Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today
released the first official photos of the all-new 2014 Forester, which
will make its public debut in Japan on November 13, followed by its
North American premiere at the Los Angeles auto show in late November
and Canadian introduction at the Montreal auto show in January. The new
Subaru Forester will maintain its true SUV characteristics with a
bolder profile than before, while offering a roomier interior with
increased rear-seat legroom and an enlarged cargo area with virtually
the same dimensional footprint as the outgoing model.
The all-new Subaru Forester is the fourth generation to feature Subaru’s
celebrated symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive system. Subaru’s
popular Forester will also continue to offer its 2.5-litre naturally
aspirated SUBARU BOXER engine as well as a new 2.0-litre
direct-injection turbocharged version, producing 250 horsepower. Fuel
economy improves across the lineup with the introduction of a new
six-speed manual transmission and available Lineartronic CVT
(continuously variable transmission).
The all-new five-passenger 2014 Subaru Forester preserves the optimal
blend of capability and spirited handling that have made it one of
Subaru’s best-selling models for the past 15 years. Refined suspension
delivers sharper handling as well as comfortable ride quality, helping
the Forester out-handle ordinary SUVs. A generous 220 millimetres of
ground clearance enhances off-pavement driving capability.
Along with its exceptionally roomy interior, the 2014 Subaru Forester
will include convenience and entertainment features including
smartphone integration, navigation, rear-view camera and harman/kardon
premium audio amplifier and speakers.
Look for the 2014 Subaru Forester to be available in early 2013.
Basic Vehicle Specifications
_____________________________________________________________________ |Engine types and output|2.5-litre 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER, naturally | | |aspirated | | |170 hp @ 5,800 rpm 174 lb.-ft. peak torque | | |@ 4,100 rpm | | |2.0-litre 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER, direct | | |fuel injection, turbocharged, intercooled | | |250 hp @ 5,600 rpm* 258 lb.-ft. peak torque| | |@ 2,000-4,800 rpm | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Transmission |2.5-litre naturally aspirated models: 6-speed| | |manual or Lineartronic CVT | | |2.0-litre turbocharged models: high-torque | | |CVT with 6-speed and 8-speed manual modes and| | |Hill Descent Control | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Drivetrain |Standard Subaru symmetrical full-time | | |All-Wheel Drive | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Wheelbase |2640 mm | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Vehicle length |4595 mm | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Vehicle height |1735 mm (with roof rails) | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Vehicle width |1795 mm | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Wheels/tires |2.5-litre naturally aspirated: 17 x 7 in. | | |steel wheels with P225/60 R17 all-season | | |tires | | |2.0-litre turbocharged: 18 x 7 in. aluminum | | |alloy with P225/55 R18 all-season tires | |_______________________|_____________________________________________|
* With premium grade gasoline, which is recommended but not required.
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy
Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the
company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories
through a network of over 85 authorized dealers across Canada. For more
information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca.
SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.
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