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Get ready for efficient four-cylinder Boxer Engines from Subaru

Posted on September 08, 2010 in Green News, Subaru


With the world going green, there are countless numbers of automotive companies that are venting out their processes to create green vehicles that will consumer less fuel. The recent amongst all is Subaru, the engineers at the company end term it high powered engine that is an ideal solution that goes well with all wheel drive options. The latest Subaru Boxer engine are fitted in the chassis longitudinally, this gives better driving control and reduced friction. The machine also tends to give better control of the vehicle with equal and efficient power distribution for its working. The new Subaru engine consists of a 6 Cylinder engine that have already been used in models such as the Outback that has compact design and style.

The special reason for mounting the boxer engine longitudinally helps to mount it direct behind the transmission system. Because of the reason that the power travels in a straight line it helps to reduce the friction because of the symmetrical layout of the machine. The mounting pressure on the global issues have led to strict governmental emission rules leading to better fuel economy with reduced emission levels. Subaru has reviewed the minutest of details before putting the boxer engines in the horizontal positions, the machine has gone through lots of improvement since the first time it was introduced over 30 years back. The main functions of the Subaru boxer engine is to provide steady performance feature, there are multiple types of Subaru boxer engine that you can avail of for expecting better levels of output and performance. Let us get some briefer idea about some of the Subaru Boxer engine:

  • 2.5 liter 4 Cylinder Subaru Boxer EngineThe 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine has an exceptional value with greater power, through its powerful engine it boosts of 170 horsepower along with greater driving dynamic options. The machine offers smoothness and great handling comfort. It provides efficient performance with improved features to give you maximum fuel efficiency.

  • 2.5 liter Turbo Subaru Boxer EngineThis engine is available in different flavors, the machine boosts of a Forester 2.5XT that gives the output of 224 horsepower. Another 2.5GT legacy gives the output of 265 hp that gives amazingly well athletic performance. The Impreza WRX STI gives the output of 305 hp from its power plant.
  • The largest of all is a 3.6 liter 6 cylinder engine that gives an ultra smooth performance boosting of 256 horsepower and 247 lb ft of torque. The engine has a low profile design, the engine is horizontally placed to give maximum fuel efficiency that helps you to drive with confidence.

With these newly unveiled Subaru engines, the company is staying close to its trademark style of boxer engine that brings with it improvement in design and better fuel efficiency with different generation. The new engines will relocate between the 2.0 and 2.5 liters that can be matched with the options of continuous variable or manual transmission options.



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