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FHI Introduces the SUBARU ‘BOXER Sports Car Architecture’ as the World Premiere

Tokyo, March 1, 2011 — Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) unveiled the SÚBARÚ ‘BOXER Sports Car Architecture’ today at the 81st Geneva International Motor Show (Press day: March 1 and 2; Open to the public from March 3 through 13 in Switzerland).

Behind the new level of driving excitement that the ‘Rear-Wheel drive (RWD) Sports Car’, which is currently under joint development wîth Toyota Motor Corporation, delivers is Subaru’s new platform technology concept: the ‘BOXER Sports Car Architecture’. Built around Subaru’s core technology – the Horizontally-Opposed

Boxer engine, a new platform was developed in order to extract the maximum performance potential required of the RWD Sports Car.

The RWD Sports Car is a new generation sports car being developed wîth an ambition of Subaru and Toyota to provide driving pleasure to a wider range of customers. Thanks to its ‘front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout’, further lowered centre of gravity, compact and lightweight body, it delivers a new level of driving excitement wîth very unique crisp handling. The car will be the only front-engine, rear-wheel drive mass-produced sports car powered by a horizontally-opposed engine in the world, by making full use of an engineering masterpiece fusing Subaru’s sports car expertise wîth Boxer engine performance and Toyota’s experiences wîth rear-wheel drive sports cars.

The Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car, as Subaru’s first mass-produced front-engine, rear-wheel drive model, is expected to be produced first in spring 2012.


Features of ‘BOXER Sports Car Architecture’

— Subaru Boxer engine —

At the heart of this Technology Exhibit is Subaru Boxer engine. It is its lightweight, compact and low centre of gravity that lends itself to the level of driving excitement that Subaru is aiming for, and is without a doubt the

most suitable engine for the RWD Sports Car. The Subaru Boxer engine can be constructed of aluminium owing to its compact and rigid engine design, making for a much lighter power unit. Its low centre of gravity provides a high level of driving stability and remarkable handling.

Since the piston’s opposing movements inherently counteract each other, no balance shaft is needed. This cancels out excess vibrations and gives the engine a sprightly, sporty feel at virtually any engine speed.

In the BOXER Sports Car Architecture, Subaru’s Boxer engine, which originally features a low centre of gravity, is even lowered and set back further towards the centre of the chassis. This feature also offers a low-profile sports car silhouette wîth its lowered engine hood design, resulting in a lowered driving position. All these elements deliver excellent drivability, stability as well as pure handling delight.

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