The fourth-generation Forester builds upon the outgoing model’s credentials as a go-anywhere, user-friendly SUV, with improved performance, safety and efficiency and a larger, more practical cabin. Subaru’s unique Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system remains at the heart of the vehicle, while a low centre of gravity and improved body rigidity contribute to improved refinement and a typically engaging drive on the road. Confirming the UK launch of the Forester, Subaru has also announced outline details of the engine line-up, which will include a 148bhp 2.0-litre Boxer diesel unit paired to a six-speed manual transmission.
Haydn Davies, Marketing Director, Subaru UK, commented: “Since the Forester’s launch in 1997, it has gained a loyal following across the UK for its rugged, go anywhere abilities and these developments will ensure it remains a firm SUV favourite. The fourth-generation Forester will feature the latest All-Wheel Drive system and Boxer engines, while a lot of work has gone into improving refinement, ride quality and safety.”
Further details of the new Subaru Forester will be announced in the new year.