All-new Subaru Impreza for ’17 Frankfurt show launch

  • Second Euro model for new global platform
  • Fully redesigned; new Eyesight across range
  • Expect full report, images on September 12
2018 SUBARU IMPREZA: Image: Subaru / Newspress
2018 SUBARU IMPREZA: Image: Subaru / Newspress

LONDON, England – Subaru says its latest  and “all new”Impreza will be unveiled at the 67th Frankfurt International Motor Show on the September 12

The automaker says the Impreza has been built to be safe and secure “with a fun driving experience and equipped with Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and long-running flat-four Boxer engine.

NEW SAFETY FEATURES

The Impreza is the second model to launch on the ‘Subaru Global Platform’. It has a five mm lower centre of gravity than the outgoing Impreza to, Subaru says, improve handling stability, hazard avoidance and improving steering response.

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New safety features across the range will include EyeSight, Subaru’s driver assistance technology. “The new iteration aims to offer world-class collision safety for total peace of mind and an engaging driving experience”.

2018 SUBARU IMPREZA: Image: Subaru / Newspress
2018 SUBARU IMPREZA: Image: Subaru / Newspress

The coming range won the Japanese Car of the Year title in December 2016 and has high safety scores at the crash safety evaluations in the regions where tests have been conducted. In the US it  made the Wards ’10 Best Interiors’ list for interior design and styling and for its multimedia system.

The first Impreza range was launched in 1992. Since then 2.5-million have been sold worldwide.

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