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What you're looking at here is a preview of the next generation Subaru Crosstrek. Unveiled at the Geneva International Auto Show today, the Subaru Viziv Adrenaline concept is a more distinct take on what the Crosstrek could look like.  Subaru has increased the amount of body cladding, made the lines sharper, added LED accent lighting, and 6-dot fog lights front and rear.  The wheels have white highlights on the rim.

The company says the concept shows Subaru's new "BOLDER" design theme. 

The Crosstrek was recently refreshed for the 2018 model year and a Plug-in Hybrid Crosstrek was introduced at the 2018 LA Auto Show, so it may be a few years before we see the styling updated to this new look.

Subaru Viziv Concept 002.jpg

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Not a fan of the body cladding myself, but would love to see them add decent reverse tail lights that would light up the back when going in reverse.

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Pontiac thinks that is too much body cladding.  I imagine the regular Crosstrek will be pretty tamed down, Subaru doesn't really make bold vehicles, they play it pretty safe.

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Wonder what mercedes thinks of the cladding? After all- they 'invented' it.
This subaru is ugly, but then again; it's a subaru.

Vicious era of styling we're in- the basic shapes are all dialed in courtesy of the EPA/CAFE industrial complex, so all that's left is variations on angry headlights and zip-zagging character lines.

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The new Trax will look a $h!load better than this conglomeration.  Plus, if you are a Subaru fan, you know the production vehicle NEV.ER. looks like the concept.

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Nice looking Hyundai Kona. 

 

Sorry but Subaru’s designs have never done one thing for my eyes. 

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