SUBARU has launched the 2.5-litre Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive turbocharged Forester XT, with innovative features including ‘drive-by-wire’ electronic throttle control.
Producing 155kW of power at 5600rpm, Forester XT’s engine includes the Active Valve Control System (AVCS) which ensures optimum power and torque delivery. The engine is 38% more powerful than the naturally aspirated version and offers 43% more torque.
The two turbocharged Forester models are the XT and XT Luxury Pack. Both represent outstanding performance and safety. The XT features cloth trim, six-stack in-dash CD player and a full-size spare wheel. The XT Luxury Pack adds side airbags (in driver and front passenger seats), a sunroof, leather trim including seat bases and back, gear shifter and handbrake.
The Forester XT is RRP$39,490 plus on-roads, and the Forester XT Luxury is RRP$42,990 plus on-roads. For more information or to organize a test drive, visit your nearest Subaru dealer. – Todd MorrowReads: 499