New Subaru Outback 2021: 4×4 station wagon from £ 33,995 Car News

The new sixth-generation Subaru Outback SUV will hit UK dealerships later this month, promising “above average driving pleasure, overall safety and resilience.”

Priced at £ 33,995 and available in a choice of three trim levels, the Outback will go on sale from May 27 with a substantially revised version of the car’s 2.4-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder boxer engine. previous, producing 180 hp. In the United States, premium cars get a More powerful 2.4-liter turbocharged unit with 256 hp, but that’s not yet confirmed to be offered here.

The starting price is a premium of just around £ 200 over the previous generation car.

Both engines will be powered by an eight-speed CVT gearbox, which has been retuned to deliver performance comparable to that of a conventional eight-speed automatic, and uses low viscosity oil and a new hydraulic system to deliver 22% less power loss than the previous car’s gearbox. .

The new version of the durable off-roader comes standard with Subaru’s all-wheel drive system, as well as systems such as active torque vectoring and hill descent control. It also features improved ground clearance compared to the previous generation.

The Outback is built on the latest version of the Subaru Global Platform, which the firm says has been optimized to make the model 70% more torsionally stiff and front suspension stiffness than the previous generation. As a result, body roll has been reduced by 50% and Subaru promises both better straight-line stability and faster, more responsive steering.

The company also claims it offers improved crash protection, along with a number of new safety features, while off-road capability has been improved with increased ground clearance of 213mm and a new ‘X- Mode ” which contains pre-configured driving parameters for snow. and mud.

The interior has been reworked, with some trim levels winning seats covered in water-repellent material. There’s a revamped infotainment system as well, with an 11.6-inch tablet-style display on all but the entry-level version. There are 2,143 liters of storage claimed with the rear seats folded down.


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This notice was published: 2021-05-07 10:27:25