Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, launched a brand new model, the Subaru Levorg. The name ‘Levorg’ derives from a combination of the words ‘Legacy’, ‘Revolution’ and ‘Touring’, offering customers a vehicle that combines the performance and practicality of a tourer, with the feel of a sports car.
Under the hood, the Subaru Levorg will have the 1.6GT-S, a 1.6-Litre, 4-Cylinder DIT, Boxer Engine, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) inspired by the EJ25 (2.5L NA) found in the Legacy 2.5i, Subaru’s engineers aimed to develop a better engine with enhanced fuel economy and performance. Fuel efficiency is enhanced by Subaru’s first adoption of DIT combined with a low displacement engine. Turbo lag is also almost non-existent with with power output of 170Ps at 4,800-5,600 rpm and peak torque of 250nm being delivered at 1,800 rpm to 4,800 rpm.
The Levorg has large cargo space of 522-litre with Subaru’s innovative engineering. The front bumper features Subaru’s unique hexagon grille and hawk eye headlights. Other attractions include its quality interior with finesse obvious in even the smallest parts, maximized utility, first-class driving comfort, and an exhilarating steering experience.
The Levorg 1.6GT-S is equipped with High Beam Assist and Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection (SRVD) for added safety and convenience. The High Beam Assist toggles between the high and low beam automatically according to the road conditions (above 55km/h), improving dusk visibility, and will be available in all markets.
Both active and passive safety features in the Levorg have been enhanced, refining and upgrading the Symmetrical AWD for years. Symmetrical AWD has been combined with advanced Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) system and Active Torque Vectoring (ATV).
The all-new Subaru Levorg is priced at PhP 1,718,000.00 and comes in the following colors: Steel Blue metallic, crystal white pearl, ice silver metallic, pure red, dark grey metallic, crystal black silica.
Its available for booking at the following Subaru Showrooms in EDSA Greenhills, Global City, Manila Bay, Alabang, Sta. Rosa, Batangas, Cebu, Cagayan De Oro, and Davao.
Photos by Neil Pagulayan