The company introduced the Subaru at the motor show in Chicago, the Legacy sedan new generation. The seventh generation model has got the new screen tablet the information and entertainment system and a new engine. In the USA sales will start in the fall of 2019.
The new “legacy” platform Subaru Global Platform, which already moved to other models of the brand. The company noted that a decreased center of gravity and torsional rigidity, the new model has increased by 70% (compared to predecessor). In the collision the body “takes” on 40% more energy from impacts. In addition, the sedan has improved sound insulation (-3 dB on HWY).
A new engine for Subaru Legacy, as expected, was the Assembly from the SUV Acsent – the 2.4-liter Boxer engine turbocharged, 260 outstanding forces and is paired with a CVT. Drive like the other models of the brand, full. On the acceleration to 96 km/h the new product requires 6.1 seconds.
In addition, the engine range included the familiar 2.5-liter 182-horsepower unit, which has been upgraded to 90%. With this engine, the sedan accelerates to 96 km/h in 8.4 seconds.
In equipping the seventh Subaru Legacy entered the infotainment system with the new tablet 11.6-inch screen, is divided into three sections: audio, control functions auto, climate control. It will get more expensive versions, and the base will be two seven-inch screen. Plus Keyless entry, heated seats, a Harman Kardon audio system, etc.
All versions of the new standard will receive a branded set of assistants and security systems EyeSight. It includes adaptive cruise control, assistant of the retaining strip, rear view camera, monitoring system “blind” zones, the system monitor the status of the driver, the assistant to movement in reverse.