Jump to content


SEARCH

0

Subaru Impreza wins 2017 Japan Car of the Year

By Faiming_low on 13 Dec 2016 in New model

Attached Image The Subaru Impreza has been awarded 2016-2017 Car of the Year Japan. The Impreza, which is in its fifth generation, beats Toyota's Prius and Audi's A4 in this year. This is the second time the brand has been awarded the honour, with the Legacy winning the title back in 2003. Last year's winner was the widely-acclaimed Mazda MX-5 roadster.

Attached Image Since the launch of the car in Japan in mid-October this year, the new Impreza has outsold its monthly sales target of 2,500 units by more than four times. The company also reported that more than half of its orders were customers that were switching from other brands, indicating that the Impreza is now attracting a wider range of customers in country.

Attached Image The new Impreza is powered by a reworked version of the FB20 2.0-litre direct injection boxer engine and outputs 152bhp. A 113bhp 1.6-litre engine is also available in Japan. Both engines are paired with the brand's Lineartronic CVT.

Attached Image

Viewed: 5,436 times

Faiming_low
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The MCF Hangout with Jetabout Holidays, held at CoSpace at Science Park, offered attendees a tast...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Apple has axed more than 200 employees from in its autonomous vehicle group. Dubbed Project Titan...
Photo
Yes, the Honda Civic Type R is already one of the most extreme-looking cars on sale today. And ye...
Photo
MyCarForum and sgCarMart recently went on a trip with Prime Follow Me Japan to East Kyushu, Japan...
Photo
This news is slightly late but these are ex-Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's five best cars of...
Photo
MyCarForum and sgCarMart recently went on a trip with Prime Follow Me Japan to East Kyushu, Japan...
   Lifestyle Articles