New Forester's Feature-Packed Premiere


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SYDNEY – Nov 13, 2012: Subaru’s fourth generation All-Wheel Drive Forester goes on sale in Japan today with an impressive list of new features that build on its long-established reputation for value, safety, great engineering and fun driving.

Due to debut in Australia in the first quarter of 2013, new Forester features include:

X-Mode – on auto models, offering confidence and control on difficult terrain, for even better rough road performance

Auto Stop Start - on all normally-aspirated petrol Foresters, a major contributor to economy

EyeSight - award-winning driver assist system

SI-Drive - matches performance to driving style

New generation horizontally opposed Boxer engines – significant improvements in fuel efficiency and emissions

New generation Lineartronic Continuously Variable transmission – featured in all auto Foresters

Six-speed manual gearbox – introduced in entry-level Forester

Refined cabin comfort – soft-touch surfaces and greater field-of-vision for added safety

Multi-function display – wealth of information at the driver’s fingertips

Auto cargo door – a first for Subaru

Subaru Australia Managing Director, Nick Senior, said: “New Forester is an incredibly strong package from any perspective, whether style, features, safety or engineering.

“It builds impressively on Forester‘s core values that have seen it dominate its sales segment in the past four years.

“And it retains its exclusive All-Wheel Drive ability, making it ideal for customers who value their recreational and lifestyle choices.”

In Australia, new Forester will draw on the theme of smarter, safer, further - smarter, thanks to a wide array of new technology; safer, in line with Subaru’s long-term commitment to occupant protection and further, thanks to a wide range of engine and transmission efficiencies, and its ability to traverse all roads.

Full pricing and specification for the fourth generation Forester will be announced in quarter one, 2013.

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