Subaru Crosstrek hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid Subaru

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The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is the first plug-in hybrid offered by the japanese manufacturer.

Subaru unveils its first plug-in hybrid at the salon of Los Angeles 2018. The Crosstrek hybrid is that the version with “plug-in” on the XV. The crossover combines, with intelligence, a true all-wheel drive and two motors.

The Subaru Crosstrek hybrid is the first plug-in hybrid offered by the japanese manufacturer. Subaru has chosen the living room of a Los Angeles 2018 to unfold. The Crosstrek is also known under the name of Subaru XV on the Old Continent.

A true 4×4 engine 2.0 Boxer, and the all-wheel drive are typical models Subaru

This hybrid version combines the gasoline engine 2.0 Boxer to two motors. The all-wheel-drive mechanical is delivered in series just like the gearbox continuously variable Lineartronic CVT. The latter includes a specific mode for roll in any path and speed control in descent. Subaru specifies a ground clearance of 22 cm , which allows the crossover adventurer of venturing off bitumen without a second thought.

Two electric motors, The engine 2.0 turbo four-cylinder flat is supported by two motors.

Called Subaru StarDrive Technology, this hybrid architecture employs the first electric motor to start and run the vehicle and is also used for charging the battery when it is being powered by the thermal engine. The second electric machine anime the auto mode 100 % electric – up to 100 km/h – and recharges the battery during braking phases.

The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid to a total autonomy of 768 km, while in pure electric mode, its radius of action is of 27 km.

To distinguish it from the version heat, the Crosstrek hybrid builds on a body colour of a blue lagoon. The look of the adventurer is characterized by a chandlery own SUV, roof bars, shields strengthened, and wheel arches reported are of course part of the toolbox.

A board, a touch screen 8-inch diagonal has a multimedia interface that includes a connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The instrumentation is not 100 % digital, it is necessary to be content with a display of 4.2 inches. In terms of driving aids, we found the automatic braking emergency, adaptive cruise control, helps to maintain in the path of movement, the intelligent management of lighting, blind zone alert, and pedestrian detection. The Subaru Crosstrek hybrid will be marketed in the United States at the end of 2018.


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