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2007 Frankfurt Motor Show - Fuji Heavy Industries introduces the new Subaru Justy in Europe

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2008 Subaru Justy (Europe)

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, announced that it will unveil its new Subaru Justy at the 62nd Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) and it will go on sale in Europe immediately following the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The new Justy is positioned as an entry-level car in Subaru’s lineup. While offering nimble maneuverability and cabin roominess, the new Justy boasts exceptional fuel economy and low emission levels, thanks to the compact 1.0-litre engine. Two versions will be available in the European market: the sporty 1.0S, and the practical city-driving 1.0E. Both versions are front-wheel drive with 5MT. The new Justy will be supplied by Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., under an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with FHI.

Major Features of the New Justy

• Overall length 3,610mm, Overall width 1,665mm, Overall height 1,550mm 
• 1.0-litre DOHC 12-valve inline 3-cylinder gasoline engine Max. output 
(DIN): 51 kW / 6,000 rpm Max. torque (DIN): 94 Nm / 3,600 rpm 
• Front-wheel drive with 5MT 
• 155/80R13 Tires with full wheel caps (1.0E) 175/65R14 Tires with 
aluminum alloy wheels (1.0S) 
• SRS front airbags and front side airbags (for driver and front passenger) 
• SRS curtain airbags (front and rear, both sides) (1.0S) 
• Body colored electric door mirrors 
• Chrome accented gearshift knob (1.0S) 
• Manual seat lifter (driver’s seat only) (1.0S) 
• ABS with EBD (Electronic brake force distribution) 

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