Published on May 22nd, 2016 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Subaru Forester Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Video
This all new Forester SUV comes equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and it continuously powers all four wheels and can transfer more torque to the wheels with the best grip. Integrated with Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) to further enhance all-weather stability, this SUV offers surefooted handling in wet and slippery conditions.
The Forester comes with Lineartronic® CVT, which is an electronically managed continuously variable transfer clutch – a proprietary Subaru technology which actively manages torque distribution based on acceleration, deceleration, cornering and available traction. This Active All-Wheel Drive system automatically transfers more torque to the wheels with the best grip should slippage occur. Taking input signals for steering wheel angle, yaw rate, and lateral acceleration from the VDC system, Active AWD responds to the vehicle’s slip angle when turning. The gear ratio in the CVT has be updated to optimize engine control resolving in a smoother, more linear acceleration.
In all Forester Premium models with CVT, driver-selectable X-Mode engages to optimize control of the engine, transmission shift pattern, Active AWD front/rear clutch force, brakes, VDC and other critical systems to provide better wheel control on slippery surfaces and steep inclines.
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Specifications
Engine: 16-Valve horizontally-opposed Turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol
Max Power: 241hp @ 5600rpm
Max Torque: 350Nm @ 2400 – 3600rpm
Top Speed: 221km/h
Price: From RM139,800.00