2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek already receiving awards
Subaru has announced that the all-new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek and Subaru Impreza 4-door Sedan and Sport 5-door series have each won the "Good Design Award 2012" from the Japan Industrial Design Promotion (JDP). The 2013 XV Crosstrek has just begun to arrive in showrooms and the new crossover is already receiving awards. The newly-designed Subaru Impreza has been a huge sales success around the globe and just continues to impress.
Subaru XV Crosstrek “go-anywhere” design
The new Subaru XV Crosstrek is a five-door crossover that is based on the Impreza hatchback, but comes with an expanded capability chassis with 8.7 inches of ground clearance, larger tires with 17-inch alloy wheels, larger front brakes, a larger fuel tank and special black wheel arch and rocker panel cladding.
Subaru notes, "The car clearly expresses "Fun to Drive", an integral part of automobiles' essential value, in its attractive, straightforward design. It boasts a new type of crossover design with larger, unique tires and wheels highlighting a good balance with the body's sharp, stable looks, which gives this new model distinctive product appeal. It's an excellent design that showcases Subaru brand's characteristics."
Subaru Impreza impresses
The newly-designed Impreza is attracting new buyers faster than any other car in the Subaru lineup. The fourth generation Subaru Impreza is all-new for the 2012 model year and the complete makeover is attracting buyers beyond the faithful loyalists. It gets new exterior styling that moves the Impreza into the twenty first century, and also gets a new stylish cabin.