Fuji Heavy Industries Introduces the New Subaru G3X Justy in Europe
August 21, 2003
ã ã ãFuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), a global manufacturer of transportation and aerospace-related products and the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced that it will unveil its new Subaru G3X Justy for the European market at the 60th Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), which will be held in Frankfurt am Main from September 13 through 21, 2003. Prior to its public viewing, the G3X Justy will be shown to the press on September 9 and 10.
ã ã ãThe G3X Justy comes in two AWD* models, powered by either the 1.3-litre or 1.5-litre DOHC engine with a variable valve timing system, as well as in a Front-Wheel Drive model with a 1.3-litre diesel turbo engine. The new G3X Justy features sporty and dynamic looks and offers high-performance driving both on rough roads and highways, with a minimum ground clearance of 170 mm. It will be positioned as an entry level model in Subaru's pioneering crossover vehicle category. The new G3X Justy will go on sale in Europe immediately following the Frankfurt Motor Show.
ã ã ãThe new G3X model will be built by Suzuki Motor Corporation, which has been building the Justy since 1995 in its Hungarian plant, Magyar Suzuki Corporation, under an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with FHI. The 1.3-litre diesel engine for the G3X Justy will be supplied by GM group company. The G3X Justy represents the latest example of global collaboration in GM alliance.