Next week is a busy one for Subaru with the scheduled debut of two new vehicles for the Japanese carmaker.
At the Auto Shanghai 2011 show, Subaru is ready to drop the covers off its XV crossover concept car that has been teased in a single, darkened image this week.
While the silhouette image leaves some mystery, the XV is a preview of the 2012 Impreza XV, the high-riding version of the Impreza Hatchback already sold in some markets in the current generation. While Subaru are staying tight-lipped at this stage the XV will feature Subaru’s symmetrical All Wheel Drive system and likely a boxer engine. This will allow the XV genuine crossover ability.
In terms of design there’s four doors, highly styled headlamps, big concept car wheels and the overall shape of a crossover, albeit one with a raked back profile. Read the rest of this entry »