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Subaru News: Subaru Showing Off The Advance Tourer Concept

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#1 William Maley

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 08:55 AM

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Subaru is going to have a big showing for the Toyko Motor Show at the end of the month. Alongside the new BRZ Coupe, Subaru will be showing off the Advanced Tourer Concept.

The Advance Tourer Concept is an evolution of the 2009 Hybrid Tourer Concept shown at Tokyo. The concept is 180.3 In long, 72.4 In wide, and 56.3 In tall which puts the concept between the new Impreza and Legacy.

Powering the Avance Touer is a 1.6L turbocharged flat-four gasoline engine with direct-injection and a electric motor with a lithium-ion battery pack. A Lineartronic CVT transmission sends the power to the four wheels. Subaru says the car can travel on EV power alone at start-up and low-speed.

Inside, the Advance Tourer has seating for four, a large glass roof that extends to the rear liftgate, and a a large monitor built into the steering wheel that displays maps and internet services.

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#2 Drew Dowdell

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 09:17 AM

Very nice!
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Posted 07 November 2011 - 03:22 PM

Glad to see the loss of those horseshoes over the wheel wells like a lot of Mitsu cars
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Posted 07 November 2011 - 06:19 PM

Looks cool. I don't like the electrification part of the equation, but hey, it's the latest fad.
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Posted 07 November 2011 - 10:58 PM

As a styling exercise, it's hot. Visibility probably suffers for the styling though.
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#6 Blake Noble

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 12:05 AM

An AMC Eagle with botox and a boob job in a neglige? I approve.
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