Subaru has unveiled the new Legacy Concept car at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It shows very much what the next-gen Legacy is ready to look like.
The new Legacy viewed is integral with a 3.6-litre fighter engine that drives all four wheels gratitude to Subaru’s patented AWD system. Its lED headlights enhanced appearance, a bold fascia and bolder shape. The car is painted in a high comment Ultimate Silver paint colour. Subaru has finished more expensive with the Legacy and solitary a lot of the traditional Japanese outline in favour of cleaner, more European object cues.
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Inside, you’ll find a technology carnival, with a multitude of displays available to the four occupants, including the driver. The instrument panel gets a multifunction touchscreen display instead of a traditional center control stack — no mechanical controls are present — and those teensy side mirrors house cameras that display the view aft on the widescreen rearview “mirror” in the cabin.
Video presentation: Subaru Legacy Concept LIVE at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show
Rear passengers get their headrest-mounted LCD screens and their own touchscreen control interface. Outside of the obvious show-car tech, the shapes you see inside are likely what to expect when the production car makes its eventual debut.
- Body size (Overall: Length x Width x Height): 188.8 x 71.7 x 59.0 inches
- Wheelbase: 108.3 inches
- Engine: 3.6-liter six-cylinder Horizontally-Opposed engine
- Tire size: 225/45R19
- Occupancy: Four persons