Launch of the 2009 Subaru Forester, the third generation of this model
Brand new design with comfort, habitability and improved cargo space; new platform with quality ride and handling enhanced.
The all-new 2009 Subaru Forester is a completely new version of this model which is distinguished and is established as one of the references to security planning, reliability and versatility. The new Forester is therefore based on a reputation established by previous generations to provide a bolder SUV design and significant improvements in safety technology, comfort, refinement and driving dynamics - a notable achievement given the high level reached in this regard by the previous model.
The 2009 Forester will be in Subaru dealerships this spring. Like all Subaru vehicles, the new Forester is equipped with symmetrical AWD system has taken constant. And like all generations of Forester, the third generation blends positive SUV attributes including a high position for the occupants and a large interior versatility, with the comfort, handling and efficiency energetics of a car Tourism in a unique format that is thinking in terms of a active lifestyle. Using the concept of a dynamic chassis control (Subaru DC (3)), Subaru optimized all the elements of the chassis so that the Forester provides a better balance between flexibility and quietness, directional response and overall performance level motor skills. A new longer, more rigid platform improves both the quality of the bearing interior space, particularly in terms of legroom in the back. The extra high strength steel instead of strategic parts of the structure increases the rigidity of the frame so as to provide better security in case of collision and a more precise maneuverability.
A new rear double-wishbone suspension mounted on a sub frame, replaces the previous strut configuration. The improvement of the rigidity of the body and a new suspension help reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), while being less bulky suspension provides a larger cargo space. 2009 Forester all versions are equipped as standard equipment lateral curtain airbags with rollover sensor and the system stabilization electronic control of vehicle dynamics (VDC), a control system of traction and a system Brake Assist, systems that are now standard across the range. Even with a massive body and a roomier interior, the new 2009 Forester displays compared to its predecessor a length of only 75 mm (2.9 inches) longer and therefore it retains modest proportions External appreciated by customers .
Format adapts to the active life
The 2009 Forester has been designed to offer to those who have an active lifestyle real capacity of an SUV as he saw his clearance and IMPROVED road performance while maintaining its rugged off-road ability. Consumers can choose between two engines cylinders horizontally opposed ("boxer") 2.5 liters, an atmospheric version and a turbocharged version cooler air, both engines have been redesigned to provide better services. Thus, the torque at low and medium regimes being improves on both engines, they respond better to stress to these regimes and everyday performance is even better. The robust body structure, the independent suspension raised four wheels and severe service, and a clearance Haussee soil 225 mm (8.9 inches) make Forester equally adept at negotiating twisty roads and absorbing vagaries of a bumpy and ruts. Praise for its quality and recognized among the best in the segment, the ride is even smoother and quieter. The Subaru Forester was one of the first crossover SUVs have an independent suspension on all four wheels. The 2009 Forester adds with a new rear independent double-wishbone suspension and a widening of the channel, which improves ride quality and handling already exceptional. A reduction of the camber angle helps maintain the tire perpendicular to the road and thus improve their adherence. To further improve the handling of the 2009 Forester, the engine is now up a little lower in the chassis, which lowers the center of gravity. All new Forester view a report more greenhouse management and a more rigid mounting direction.
Rich interior design
In the interior of the 2009 Forester is a place even more emphasis on comfort and spaciousness. New materials, including double-stitched fabrics and plastics better bill, confer a feeling of quality is higher. Comfort folders front improves by using special spring design. Design elance dashboard has two levels embraces occupants and insertions with brushed aluminum accents blend into the core modules before. In conjunction with the sculpted door panels and improves degagement to the head, the shape of the center console enhances the feeling of space in the cockpit. Each door panel houses a mold space that can accommodate a 750 ml bottle (24 oz) and menu items. All 2009 Forester feature a generous array of standard equipment, such as heated seats front, tinted windows has the size, audio channel with steering wheel controls and volume changes depending on the speed of the vehicle, an air conditioner, steering wheel tilt / telescoping steering and so on. The comfort of the rear passengers now raises a central armrest. A new retractable rear center tray (serial on the 2.5XT Limited, element of 2.5X Touring and Limited option groups) securely holds food and beverages. The rear 60/40 split seatbacks fold serial to provide a flat load floor, floor now wider than 132 mm (5.2 inches) between the wheel wells mainly due to the double-wishbone suspension.
Attention to detail recognized Subaru
Automatic headlights extinguished with the ignition switch is a traditional element of convenience Subaru which helps preserve the battery, but the 2009 Forester also offers several new convenience features of importance. On models with manual transmission 5-speed, the electronic Hill Holder function "Hill Holder" prevents the vehicle from rolling backwards during a standing start on a slope. Forester with automatic transmission is optional pre-cable to receive a remote start system. Supports double cover a mechanism to facilitate the opening of the gas cap and its support is safer than that offered by a holding rod.
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