The new 2020 Subaru Levorg has burst awning at the Tokyo Motor Show. It appearance bluff administration and a new 1.8-litre petrol engine, additional affluence of assurance technology. Set to go on auction in Japan in the average of 2020, it’s due in Europe anon afterwards.
Subaru presented the Levorg as a pre-production concept, but we’re assured that the final assembly adaptation will attending identical. The administration is agnate to the accepted Subaru XV and Subaru Impreza, but bolder and added aggressive. Angular caster arches, acicular LED headlights and a beanie beat are all included to accomplish the Levorg angle out adjoin it’s added conservatively styled rivals.
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The Levorg has consistently been a alcove best adjoin rivals like the Hyundai i30 Tourer, Ford Focus Estate and Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer, but this new model’s arresting administration ability win it a few added fans. It sits on the aforementioned belvedere as the XV and Impreza, although it’s bottomless whether the new Levorg is any bigger than the accepted model.
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One affair adjoin the accepted car is its agog petrol agent and arresting CVT gearbox which cannot bout the clarification and ammunition abridgement offered by its rivals. While we don’t apperceive whether it’ll use the aforementioned gearbox as before, a new 1.8-litre ‘Boxer’ agent will alter the old 2.0-litre engine. No specs accept been appear but Subaru says the agent uses lean-burn technology to advice abate ammunition consumption. It could assignment in a agnate way to Mazda’s Skyactiv-X petrol engine, which is added able than an agnate agent engine, but allotment agnate ammunition abridgement with lower emissions.
Subaru will accouterments the new Levorg with its latest-generation EyeSight assurance kit as standard. It now includes four radars and a camera with a added view. New disciplinarian abetment functions additionally affection including free emergency braking, with the adequacy for the arrangement to automatically acquaintance the emergency casework in the blow of an accident.
More capacity about the Subaru Levorg’s autogenous are due to be revealed, but we apperceive that the StarLink infotainment arrangement will get a acceptable upgrade. There’ll be a new, higher-res sat nav awning with added absolute GPS tracking, and the arrangement scans the alley advanced automatically braking for corners back cruise ascendancy is enabled.
As the Levorg sells in such baby numbers in the UK, we’re acceptable to alone get one trim akin (albeit a actual well-equipped one) back the car arrives in showrooms abutting year.
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