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Subaru reveals the 2014 Forester

By FaezClutchless on 03 Nov 2012

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The third generation Subaru Forester has been around for several years now and it is time for a new model. That model received numerous changes especially in terms of size. It is bigger in terms of dimensions and it looks more bulky compared to its predecessor.

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The new Forester now sits on a longer wheelbase and it is slightly longer, wider and taller. Although it may be bigger in dimensions but the new model still retains the overall look of the third generation model.

Subaru has finally unveiled the fourth generation Forester, ahead of its debut at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. The new model will be available with two types of engine options.

Firstly, the naturally aspirated model (second image from top) comes with a 2.5-litre four cylinder Boxer engine. This engine makes around 170bhp and 235Nm of torque. The turbocharged variant (top most image) comes fitted with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four cylinder Boxer engine which churns out around 250bhp and 350Nm of torque.

The naturally aspirated model is fitted with either a six speed manual transmission or a Lineartronic CVT. The turbocharged model comes with a high-torque CVT gearbox with 6-speed and 8-speed manual modes and Hill Descent Control. Subaruís symmetrical all wheel drive technology comes as a standard for all variants.

The turbocharged model gets a more aggressive looking front fascia and it will lose its iconic front hood scoop. It also gets a different set of wheels and they are wrapped in 18-inch tyres while the naturally aspirated model gets 17 inch wheels and tyres instead.

Subaru also mentioned that the new Forester will have improved fuel economy and a new suspension system.

Image credit: Net Car Show

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