Update to the Subaru XV at the Geneva motor show

Subaru XV

Already several months ago that we finally got to the controls of the Subaru XV. This model is a SUV that shows some skills much more focused towards the territory offroad that the vast majority of its competitors, which are limited to offer practically just an image adventurous. Today has been revealed a profound renewal of this Subaru XV in the Geneva.

Despite the fact that the aesthetic invite to think that he has changed little from its predecessor, incorporates more new features of the appears to a simple image. To begin with, the new model has been developed on the new modular platform of the japanese manufacturer, one of the great advances of the presumption that the mark.

Subaru XV

In the exterior design show remarkable changes, even if something continuistas, and become more muscular and campers thanks to the greater surface area of body that is “protected”. The front profile and the front kept the main lines of the model it replaces, revealing the major changes in the rear part of the body. There we met with new riders of lights and a redesign of the overall decline.

But going to what really important. The Subaru XV has gained a few centimetres in the dimensions of length, width and height; which should improve its livability inside. The free height to the soil is of the best in the segment, if not the best, exceeding 20 cm This is one of the main features of identity of the japanese model, as it allows you to venture the field without having too many worries about hitting the low of the body.

Subaru XV

The Subaru XV has always boasted of a strong performance away from civilization, but now it has been willing to improve when it circulates by paved roads. This has introduced the set of driving aids Eyesight, which both of us liked it when we tested its bigger brother. In addition, the SUV japanese has been equipped with the system Active Torque Vectoring, which slows down the wheel on the inner side of the curve to improve the stability in yaw.

with Respect to the engine, the car firm will use the engine 2-liter boxer four opposing cylinders. Says Subaru that, despite being based on the previous propeller, the 80% of the components are totally new. This has allowed us to gain 6 BHP to put its power in the 156 HP, while reduced their weight in 12 kilograms. The engine torque is maintained at 196 Nm. Will be associated with the change automatic Lineartronic, although it has also been revised to simulate 7 relationships and, in addition, it reduces by almost 8 kilos of your weight. Logically, the set can be associated to the awd AWD of the brand.

Subaru XV
From 20.400 euros
Now from 18.100 euro

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