All-New Subaru Forester to Make World Premiere on November 13 in Japan (PDF/90KB)
November 1, 2012
All-New Subaru Forester to Make World Premiere on November 13 in Japan
November 1, 2012, Tokyo - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced the all-new Subaru Forester will make its world premiere on November 13 in Japan.
FHI has also announced a special website for the product (http://www.subaru.jp/countdown/index.html) to raise customer interest before the unveiling.
The all-new Forester is the fourth generation Forester SUV featuring Subaru original Symmetrical AWD (All-Wheel Drive) system*1 since the vehicle' s debut in 1997.
Developed with the goal to maximize its value as a true SUV, the all-new Forester boasts a higher level of vehicle driving, handling and stopping capabilities; enhanced safety and environmental performance; and excellent drivability in all road conditions.
The all-new Forester is the latest global SUV from Subaru to offer its customers Subaru' s distinctive "Enjoyment and Peace of Mind" driving experience.
Following the premiere in Japan on November 13, the all-new Forester will be introduced in other major markets world-wide.
Special site top image
Subaru Forester (Japanese spec)
Major specifications (Japanese spec models)
Overall Length x Width x Height (mm): 4595 x 1795 x 1695 (With roof rail : 1735)
Wheelbase (mm): 2640
|Engine type||2.0-liter four cylinder Horizontally-Opposed DOHC engine||2.0-liter four cylinder Horizontally-Opposed DOHC direct injection turbo engine *2|
|Transmission type||Lineartronic (CVT)||6-speed manual
|Lineartronic (CVT) *2|
|109(148) / 6200||206(280) / 5700|
[N⋅m(kg⋅m) / rpm]
|196(20.0) / 4200||350(35.7) / 2000-5600|
|Tire size||225/60R17, 225/55R18||225/55R18 *2|
|*1:||Symmetrical AWD system|
|Subaru’s unique layout which is comprised of a longitudinally mounted Horizontally-Opposed Subaru Boxer engine and a symmetrically
designed AWD drivetrain.
|*2:||Featured on the model shown in the right photo|