At the auto show in New York 2013 the Subaru company introduced the first in the history hybrid crossover, built on the model the XV, but to get to the title prefix Crosstrek Hybrid. According to the automaker, it will be the most economical all-wheel drive crossover in the United States. The movement of Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid resulting powerplant consisting of LTL 2.0 boxer engine 150 hp, integrated into the variator 13.4-horsepower electric motor and a set of nickel-metal hydride battery, placed under the floor in the back of the vehicle. Subaru Product In addition, the crossover is equipped with all-wheel drive Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, and accessories to increase the mass model 136 kg, with a small part of it fell on the additional noise insulation, which has become better compared with conventional gasoline version. At the same time at low speed (to which one is not specified), a hybrid able to travel solely on electric. Externally, the new way itself does not produce, preserved and basic ground clearance (clearance) of 220 mm, but in the cabin appeared above the center console display with the hybrid installation, and lighting devices had a blue tint. Sales of hybrid Subaru XV Crosstrek will begin in the US in late 2013, the price will be announced later.
by Cars NB