Subaru has launched the new fourth generation 2012 Subaru Impreza 2011 model in New York International Auto Show. Debuting other bold, new design dynamic and demanding compact Subaru also offers more interior space refinement, handling and agility.
The new interior features, technology and infotainment higher quality interior materials promise a more rewarding driving and ownership experience for customers of the Impreza 2012.
For the UK market, a new 1.6 liter boxer engine is mated to a five-speed manual or second generation Lineartronic CVT (continuously variable transmission). Each new Subaru Impreza is equipped as standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive performance is priceless Subaru and the upgrade system security.
Built on a longer wheelbase but shorter overhangs, the new Subaru Impreza offers the most spacious interior for the same external dimensions than its predecessor. The new cab not only provides more space, but more importantly, to make themselves heard and seen before.
bold style statement also improves performance
The all-new Subaru Impreza car bolder, safer design that emphasizes its grassroots sport and standard All-Wheel Drive system. In profile, the 2012 Impreza draws attention to the wheels with powerful arcs, a theme that debuted on the Subaru Legacy 2010.
In the face centers of the Subaru badge new hexagonal grille, cornerstone of all new Subaru models. New Subaru Impreza sports feature Hawk-eye headlights and a set of new hubcaps 15 inch and 16 - and 17-inch alloy wheel designs.
Many design elements combine to give the Subaru Impreza with a sportier exterior and give the driver and passengers a more dominant on the road. The windshield is more sloped than the previous model, with the bottom of the pillar was moved forward 7.9 inches. This opens the front door, which is nearly five inches longer for easy entry / exit, encouraged by the lower door frames. rear doors are also higher in both 4 and 5 door body styles.
driver's visibility is greatly improved with solvent-partitioned front door pillars and side windows. If the door meets the window is also calculated to help the visibility even further. The equipment is smaller and more regular than the previous model offers a wider field of vision and a sense of greater space. New exterior mirrors is greater surface to improve visibility, and assumed the posts of the goal to improve sight lines.
Improvement of room and refinement
The new Subaru Impreza wheelbase grows to 104.1 inches (103.2 contras in the previous model), while measurements of length and width remain the same.
The combination of a longer wheelbase with newly designed front seats, interior finishes and has led to increases in passenger and cargo space. Rear passengers gain nearly two inches of legroom, thanks both to the longer wheelbase and a new shuffle of scalloped-style front seats. The 5-door hatchback will benefit from more space for luggage and now offers a perfectly flat load floor with the standard 60/40 rear seats folded.
Now it is easier to load and unload heavy objects through the elimination of a reinforced section with the opening. The roof of the cargo area can be stored in the cargo floor, as in the Forester.
Subaru has paid great attention to improving refinement. richest inland search and details abound, including soft touch materials for the dashboard, doors and center console.
space transportation and utility has been improved throughout, door pockets can hold large drinks bottles and plastic cards and many large compartments around the central console to manage all personal property, such as phones, USB devices and MP3 players.
More comfort is provided by the new Subaru Impreza front seats with backs major superior lumbar support, cushion and distribute pressure effectively. Like the 2010 Legacy, the seats are optimized for tamponade. Tilt-telescoping steering wheel is standard on all models Subaru Impreza 2012.
High standard equipment
Levels of standard equipment has been increased throughout the region. All models are made based electric windows and mirrors, a 60-40 fold, outside temperature gauge, screen multi-function, immobilizer, and tilt and telescoping steering. .
Higher spec models add more team of 16 or 17-inch alloy wheels, steering wheel audio controls and Bluetooth ®, heated front seats and mirrors, climate control, upgraded instruments and lights of the car. Subaru Impreza new optional navigation system includes a 6.1 inch touch screen LCD with voice command.
All new gearbox and engine Boxer
UK versions of the Subaru Impreza is powered by a brand new 4-cylinder boxer engine of 1.6 liters of gasoline will be available with a new five-speed manual gearbox or CVT Lineartronic Subaru. With two choices of transmission, the Impreza 2012 offers significantly improved fuel economy on the car it replaces.
Subaru has continued to develop vocational training so that features the new Subaru Impreza unit lighter and more compact, smooth, linear acceleration, rather like a conventional automatic transmission, while providing the efficiency advantages of CVT. Superior specification Subaru Impreza current CVT gearbox 6-speed manual, operated by the steering wheel.
New Subaru Impreza tourism travel benefit and improve the management of reinforced suspension components front and rear hydraulic motor and new media to dampen vibration. The new model retains its double-wishbone rear suspension, now with new components to improve ride quality and stability. A stiffer body structure, when combined with the new suspension also reduces noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).
Symmetrical all-wheel drive: the key to the Subaru brand identity
Subaru offers two different symmetrical all-wheel drive, the new Subaru Impreza. Models equipped with a manual five-speed, constant AWD system uses a viscous coupling 50/50 front to rear power split, and all deviations to send more power to set the opposite.
Subaru Impreza equipped CVT feature Active Torque Split Lineartronic AWD version that uses a variable transfer clutch continues to actively manage power distribution in response to driving conditions.
Besides the security benefits of the AWD system, the new Subaru Impreza will also come standard with Subaru control of vehicle dynamics (SVDC) - a system that combines the functions of stability and traction control - for all the models are equipped with ABS, Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist safety system.
Subaru WRX STI High Performance, which was launched in autumn 2011 and is now sold and marketed as an autonomous model is not affected in any way by the introduction of a new Subaru Impreza 5-door.