Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy

Subaru will unveil the next generation Legacy in mid-2009, to mark the 20th anniversary of the model. Set for June 2009 launch, the fifth-generation Legacy will take its predecessor’s exterior and add a larger grille, sharper up-slanting headlights, flared fenders and stronger edges all round.

The 2010 Legacy will be powered by newly developed 2.0-liter and 2.5-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engines. The 2.0-liter naturally aspirated unit is expected to generate 200 horsepower while the 2.5-liter turbo model will produce over 300 hp.

Source: Inside Line

Subaru Japan today launched a new special edition, the Legacy STI S402 Sedan and Station Wagon that will go on sale starting June June 27. The Subaru Legacy STI S402 price starts at 5,491,500 yen for the station wagon version and 5.355 million yen for the sedan.

Subaru Legacy STI "S402" Limited Edition

The STI S402 is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer engine that delivers 282Hp at 5,600 rpm and torque to 392 Nm (available between 2,000 and 4,800 rpm). The engine is mated by a six-speed manual gearbox.

Subaru Legacy STI "S402" Limited Edition

The special edition STI S402 features SI-DRIVE (SUBARU Intelligent Drive) system, BILSTEIN suspension, Brembo brakes, carbon-fiber front spoiler and 18-inch BBS alloys wheels. On the interior the S402 features a black and dark gray color scheme, leather front bucket seats, MOMO steering wheel and "S402" plates.

Subaru announced today the major features exhibit at the 78th Geneva International Motor Show: the Subaru Legacy Subaru Legacy and the Outback powered by the company’s unique Subaru Boxer Diesel and due to be released into the European market ahead of other parts of the world.

Next to them Subaru will also exhibit the new Subaru Forester, which will make a debut in Europe, the Subaru G4e Concept and the Subaru R1e electric vehicles.

Subaru Legacy 2.0D and Outback 2.0D

The Boxer Engine has a displacement of 1998 cc, a maximum power of 147 hp and a peak torque of 350 Nm. The CO2 emissions is of only 148 g/km.

the Subaru Boxer Diesel is mated with Subaru’s unique symmetrical AWD (All-Wheel-Drive) to achieve driving performance standards only Subaru is capable of. These standards include high-level stability and outstanding acceleration thanks to powerful low- and medium-speed torque.

Press release after the jump.

Posted on by Ralph Kalal 1
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