The model is based on the global modular platform.
The company introduced the Subaru Legacy sedan new generation. The premiere of the car, which the manufacturer calls the most modern and efficient “legacy” for the entire 30-year history of the brand, was held at the motor show in Chicago, informs Rus.Media.
The model is based on the global modular platform, which is in the “stretched” versions used for the eight-seat crossover Ascent. It’s got the sedan and turbocharged four-cylinder petrol oppozitnik 2.4-litre engine. It develops 260 horsepower and 376 Nm of torque. The unit works in tandem with the CVT and symmetrical all-wheel drive.
From zero to 96 kilometers per hour sedan with this powertrain accelerates in 6.1 seconds. Average fuel consumption in the urban cycle is 9.8 liters per hundred kilometers, on the highway 7.3 liters.
The company says that the design of the new “legacy” compared to the predecessor is used on 13 per cent more ultra-high-strength steel, and 371 percent more industrial glue. Torsional rigidity has increased by 70 percent, bending – 100 percent, and the elements of the body now absorb 40 percent more energy in the collision both the front and from the side.
Also for the sedan improved handling, comfort and noise: the suspension became more lightweight and durable, the cabin became more spacious on the level of the shoulders, hips and feet (not specified how long), and the noise level on the main speeds for passengers has decreased by three decibels. The boot capacity is 427 litres, and length of cargo compartment increased by 3.5 centimeters.
The equipment of the model will include a multimedia system with 11.6-inch vertical touch screen (on the basic version – a seven-inch display), the access point Wi-Fi, four USB ports, provided by audio complex Harman Kardon with 12 speakers and Concierge service that allows customers to order stamps, for example, a table in the restaurant.
In the basic equipment the “legacy” complex EyeSight with tracking systems for dead zones, retention in the lane, help when leaving the Parking lot in reverse. In the older versions of electronics with the help of a special camera will monitor the driver’s face, warning him and the passengers that it greatly distracted from the road or soon to fall asleep.
In sales on the American market the novelty will appear in the autumn. Prices on previous generation models in the US starting from 22.5 thousand dollars.