Subaru XV Crossover unveiled at Frankfurt Auto Show; Specs reveleda
Subaru has unveiled its new vehicle on crossover segment dubbed XV based on the Impreza at 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, the new vehicle is coming with a new look and feel. The new Imprezza based Subaru XV measures 4,450mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,570mm in height and will launch in Europe with a choice of three boxer engines, including 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter gasoline units, and a 2.0-liter turbo diesel.
Under the hood, there are optional 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter gasoline boxer engines and delivers 114HP and 150Nm (110.6 lb-ft) of peak torque and a 5-speed manual or optionally, a Lineartronic CVT. The manual model completes the 0-100km/h (62mph) sprint in 13.1 seconds while reaching a top speed of 179km/h (111mph) and returning a combined fuel economy of 6.5lt/100km (36.2mpg).
The 2.0 diesel come with 150HP and 196Nm (144.5 lb-ft) of peak torque and is offered with either a 6-speed manual. The new XV with diesel engine runs in 9.3 seconds and the crossover can reach speeds of up to 198km/h (123mph), while returning a combined economy of 5.6lt/100km (42mpg).
Finally the 2.0-liter petrol model comes with 150HP and 196Nm (144.5 lb-ft) torque and is also offered with either a 6-speed manual or an optional Lineartronic CVT. The manual model rides from zero to 100km/h (62mph) 10.5 seconds, maxes out at 187km/h (116mph), while delivering a combined fuel efficiency of 6.9lt/100km (36.2mpg).
Other key design elements for the XV include flared wheel arches, a hexagon grille, “hawk eye” headlights, and unique bumpers with aerodynamic edges for better fuel efficiency.
The Subaru XV crossover is expected to be released in the mid of January 2012 in Europe and pricing will be revealed closer to the release. Subaru has not yet confirmed availability for North America.
Other key design elements for the XV include flared wheel arches, a hexagon grille, “hawk eye” headlights, and unique bumpers with aerodynamic edges for better fuel efficiency. Check out the Images below and drop your comments in the box below.