At the recently opened Chicago International Auto Show held the official debut of the sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy 2015 th model year.
As expected, based on the sixth generation model laid the eponymous concept, introduced last year, although the appearance of the new car has turned somewhat more modest.
Already this year, the novelty will appear in the Japanese and North American markets, as well, in Europe and in Russia sedan sales start only in 2015-th year.
Compared with the previous generation of the new 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy is more aggressive, without losing the dynamic and sporting features.
In addition, Japanese engineers have worked very productively to improve the aerodynamic properties of the car.
In particular, it has been changed the angle of inclination of the windshield.
Note that the production version of the model has not received the original tail lights with the same concept, which is why the aft part of the car does not look as impressive as the front.
Next on the scale.
2018-2019 Subaru Legacy Sedan sixth generation became a little larger than its length now stands at 479.6 cm, width is 184 th centimeters and a height of 150 centimeters.
At the same wheelbase length of the car remained at the same level – 275 cm.
Also it remains and ride height – 15 cm.
Salon 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy 2015 th year of the model has a 5-seater configuration.
Through the use of higher-quality finishing materials, as well as a new layout of the center console and door panels, now it looks much richer inside the car.
Moreover, the increase in free space and the use of improved sound insulation materials significantly increased the level of comfort in the cabin.
Also worth noting is the improved visibility from the driver’s seat.
This was facilitated by the increase in glass area, narrowing of the lateral and front pillars and changing locations of the exterior mirrors.
And a couple of words about the luggage compartment, its capacity increased to 425 liters ti.
The power of the new 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy lineup changes have occurred, there are present all the engines from the previous generation.
However, these atmospheric engines have undergone some modernization, which has a positive effect on the environmental performance and fuel efficiency units.
“Younger” in the motor scale model will be opposed 4-cylinder 2.5-liter unit FB25 series.
After completions of its capacity increased to 175 ti horsepower and maximum torque of 236 Newton-meters-ti.
This engine will be paired with the new stepless variator Lineartronic.
Fuel consumption in urban traffic will be about 9 ti liters per 100 kilometers, but the dynamic performance of the motor the Japanese automaker has not yet announced.
The flagship unit for 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy 2015 th model year will be the 6-cylinder 3.6-liter engine family EZ.
Its maximum capacity is about 256 horsepower, and peak torque is achieved at the level of 335 Newton-meters.
This engine is also available in a couple of stepless variator Lineartronic.
Here in the urban driving cycle consumes about 11.8 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
At the heart of the sixth-generation 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy, in fact, it is the platform of its predecessor, which, however, is quite significant peretryahnul, replace or modify about 90 percent of the design elements of the chassis.
For example, replacing silent blocks touched, valves and the piston-pillar etc.
The layout of the suspension itself remains the same, in front of the set, “MacPherson” strut and aft – independent multi-link design.
Brake system sedan also remained unchanged.
All of the car wheels are equipped with disc brakes, front, moreover, are ventilated.
The only innovation – is an electric parking brake.
Note that the model has four-wheel drive Symmetrical AWD with electronic distribution of traction.
The Japanese claim that the list of optional 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy of a new generation will be significantly expanded.
It is known that among the models of equipment will mean a new multimedia system with touch screen 6.2 or 7 inches, music system Harman / Kardon 12 speakers and an advanced active safety complex with a large number of various sensors and stereo camera.
As mentioned above, 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy the sixth generation in the summer of this year, will go on sale in Japan and the United States.
In Russia and in Europe only the sedan will appear next year.
The exact timing and the cost of equipment and options for the model will be announced later.