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Subaru Levorg Layback unveiled: Cross wagon with decent ground clearance

The new version has not only an unpainted body kit “in a circle”, but also its own “face”. Inside, only the decor was changed, the equipment also switched from the standard five-door.

Announced in early August, the Subaru Levorg Layback station wagon officially debuted in Japan today. By the way, the brand itself considers such a five-door a separate model, and it was assigned to the SUV segment. However, this is still only an “off-road” version of Levorg, albeit with its own design. Recall that the “last name” Layback is derived from laid back, which can be translated as “imposing” or “laid back”.

/5 2 /5 .jpg” />4/5 36.jpg” /> 5/5Of course, the cross-wagon found a black plastic body kit. In addition, the Levorg Layback was distinguished by its original front end: vertical diode sections appeared in the new bumper, the radiator grille has a different pattern, in addition, it has a massive chrome plate supporting the headlights. The rear bumper has also been retouched. And for a surcharge for the Subaru Levorg Layback, several design packages are provided: for example, you can choose a different grille and additional LED DRL strips.

Subaru Levorg Layback with extras

As expected, the cross-wagon has increased ground clearance: 200 mm versus 145 mm for the standard Levorg for Japan. The length of the Levorg Layback is 4770 mm (+15 mm compared to the original barn), the width is 1820 mm (+25 mm), the height is 1570 mm (+70 mm). Wheelbase – the same 2670 mm. The Layback version is on 18″ wheels.

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In the cabin, only the finishing materials were replaced. Subaru Levorg Layback is presented in the only Limited EX package, it includes virtual tidy, multimedia system with a vertical screen, climate control. Also, the “off-road” station wagon received a new generation of EyeSight security systems: in particular, it now includes three lenses under the windshield (there were two), thanks to which the electronics recognize pedestrians and cyclists more quickly.

1/3/> Nm), which is paired with a Lineartronic CVT. Subaru Levorg has all-wheel drive by default. It should be noted that a “charged” five-door STI is still presented in Japan, it is equipped with a 2.4 turbo engine with a capacity of 275 hp. (375 nm).

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At home, the brand is already accepting orders for the Subaru Levorg Layback, but the price has not yet been announced. An ordinary wagon there will cost at least $ 19,700. The second generation Levorg is also available outside the Japanese market: in some countries it is called the WRX Wagon, and in some places it is the WRX Sportwagon (the Levorg's closest relative is the WRX sedan). However, the company has not yet announced plans to sell the cross-version outside of Japan.

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