Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept Makes World Premiere at LAAS

By Paul Pinkerton
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Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept Makes World Premiere at LAAS

Paul Pinkerton
 
Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)
Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)
 
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I can’t say that I’m going to rush out and buy one of these but if I had the money, maybe I would and I’m sure that lots of people will. At Outdoor Revival we like our vehicles as much as the next person, me personally I like my pickup, but I do have a family so a nice SUV would go down a treat…

By the way, LAAS stands for the Los Angeles Auto Show which is running from the 18th to the 27th November.

Here’s some more info on the Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV:

Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce the world debut of the VIZIV-7 SUV Concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. VIZIV is a name derived from Vision for Innovation. The Subaru VIZIV is a concept series that embodies enjoyment and peace of mind, while showing a future glimpse of what Subaru will provide its customers.

 

With the VIZIV-7 SUV Concept, Subaru is demonstrating its thinking about how big a future SUV from Subaru can be.

“The concept expresses our core brand values, safety, dependability, capability for outdoor activities and a forward looking attitude,” said Takeshi Tachimori, corporate executive vice president, Fuji Heavy Industries, LTD. “We know customers in this segment want a larger vehicle and the next three-row from Subaru will be the biggest Subaru vehicle ever.”

With full three-row capability and Subaru’s DYNAMIC x SOLID design philosophy, Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept shows the size direction of the all-new three-row midsize SUV to be introduced to North American market in early 2018.

Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)
Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)

Starting in 2018, an all-new three-row midsize SUV will be produced at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) plant in Lafayette, Indiana, bringing the number of models produced at that plant to four, together with the Legacy, Outback and a new Impreza compact sedan and 5-door model built on the all-new Subaru Global Platform.

Main Specifications
Body size (overall length × width × height): 5,200 × 2,030 × 1,830* mm
Wheelbase: 2,990 mm
Tire size: 265/55 R21
*: 1860mm (including roof rail)

 

About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of 92 authorized dealers across Canada. For more information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca or follow @Subaru_Canada on Twitter.

 

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