New Subaru Levorg Sport Tourer priced

Subaru Levorg Sport

Subaru Levorg Sport The all-new Subaru Levorg will go on sale in the UK at the end of next month priced at £27,495 (on-the-road), Subaru has announced today.

The new sport tourer model, which made its European debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, has previously launched in Japan, Subaru’s domestic market, where it has proved popular with existing customers and created many new converts to the brand.

A spiritual successor to the much loved fourth-generation Subaru Legacy Tourer (2003-2008), the Levorg promises a compact on-road footprint yet greater interior space than its forebear. The car will be available in a single trim level called GT, with generous levels of standard equipment, including Subaru’s iconic All-Wheel Drive (AWD) drivetrain.

Subaru engineers and designers promise that the Levorg will offer one of the company’s most refined cabins created, with a greater use of high quality materials. Leather-trimmed sports seats with unique to Levorg blue stitching will come as standard, as will Subaru’s new factory-fit 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment, connectivity and navigation system. Leather trim is used generously within the cabin, including the door trims, on the centre console and on top of the multi-function display on the dashboard.

While the Levorg benefits from smaller exterior dimensions than the fourth-generation Legacy Tourer, the new sport tourer offers buyers greater practicality.

Not only do occupants enjoy greater leg, head- and shoulder-room than in the last Legacy Tourer, but the capacious 522-litre boot – rising to 1,446 litres with the second row of seats folded down – provides ample room for anything from sports equipment and bicycles to luggage and pets. The Levorg has been developed with ease-of-use and practicality in mind, and owners are unlikely to find themselves short on space, in spite of the car’s compact footprint.

When it goes on sale in the UK, the Levorg will be available with one engine: a newly-developed 1.6-litre DIT (Direct Injection Turbo) Boxer petrol engine, a signature format for the Japanese manufacturer. Paired with Subaru’s super-smooth Lineartronic (CVT) transmission, the Levorg will offer buyers a supremely refined powertrain.

The new 1.6-litre DIT power unit offers the same performance as Subaru’s existing 2.5-litre naturally-aspirated Boxer engine, despite being 36% smaller. Engineered specifically for its application in the Levorg, the all-new four-cylinder engine produces 170 PS and 250 Nm torque. The all-new four-cylinder engine offers smooth, seamless power delivery and greater efficiency than existing Subaru engines. Flexibility is core to its character, providing power over a wide range of engine speeds and perfectly matching the car’s remit as a sport tourer.

The Levorg accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 8.9 seconds, while returning nearly 40mpg on a combined cycle. Emissions are rated at 164 g/km. With Subaru’s famous Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, Vehicle Dynamics Control and torque vectoring, the Levorg’s drivetrain provides unrivalled stability in all conditions.

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