All-new 4th gen Subaru Forester Japan sales commence (Videos)

Since its inception in year 1997, Forester has been praised by one and all for its superb drivability functions, and off road capabilities. The new Forester which goes on sale in Japan is infused with a Symmetric All wheel Drive technology which makes driving fun and stress free. The model is powered by a 2.0-liter, DOHC, Horizontally-Opposed 4-cylinder, petrol engine or a direct injection turbocharged 4 cylinder engine.

Transmission is in the form of a CVT lineatronic system which has been designed to improve drive options and improve fuel efficiency. Exterior features for the new model include a new design which boosts aerodynamic properties as also an extended bottom end and redesigned front fascia. The rear gate, wheel arches and wheel design have been styled so as to provide for a superb off road capability for which the Forester is well known.

The cabin has been redesigned to provide roominess and comfort for all occupants while cargo space has been enlarged. Instrument panel has been designed simply to compliment cabin space while soft materials used through the cabin enhance feel and comfort. To enhance and improve fuel efficiency, the car has been provided with a monitor that displays drivability functions. A hill start assist function has bee provided to make it easier to start the vehicle on a slope or elevated angle. Driving assist system is available for both engine variants, while a superior steel structure body provides a rigid body structure and improved crash safety.

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Nabanita Singha Roy

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Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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