2012 Subaru Impreza debuts at New York Auto Show
Finally the anticipated 2012 Subaru Impreza unveiled at New York Auto Show, The new Subaru Impreza is expected to be more fuel-efficient and have a better interior space that will make driving fun.
The Impreza is coming with Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and the third generation 2.0-liter boxer engine, mated either to a 5-speed manual, either to the new Lineartronic Continuously Variable Transmission.
The car will offer 148 horsepower (22 less than the outgoing model’s 2.5-liter unit) and 145 lb-ft (197 Nm) of torque, the smaller engine achieved a preliminary in-house fuel consumption rating of 36 mpg (6.5 liters/100 km), a record for a U.S.-market AWD production car. This is also due to the vehicle’s low weight (1,320 kg/2,910 lbs), the optimized aerodynamics and the standard low-rolling resistance tires.
The Wheel base of the new Impreza has been increased by 25mm, the bottom end of the A-pillar has been extended 200 mm toward the front and the door structure has been redesigned. all new changes makes more room inside that lets you travel with a free mood. Naturally, cargo space is larger in the sedan with Subaru claiming that it can transport four golf bags, while the hatchback can accommodate three.
Subaru claims the exterior design follows the “Smart & Classy” concept, with the result being an elegant. The car’s styling highlights include the hexagon grille with spread wings in the center, “hawk eye” headlights and bulged wheel arches.
Now the Launch date and Price of the new Subaru Impreza haven’t been revealed but expect it soon. check out the images of new Subaru Impreza below.