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Tokyo 2013: World premiere of Subaru Levorg Concept

While Subaru is busy with the launch of the all-new WRX in Los Angeles, it also staged the world premiere of the Levorg Concept at the Tokyo Auto Show.

Combining the words “Legacy,” “evolution,” and “touring,” the Levorg previews the wagon variant of the 2015 Subaru Legacy, which will hit the Japanese market next spring. Subaru has no plans for Canada at the moment.

The horizontally opposed, direct injection turbo "DIT" powertrain of the Subaru Levorg Concept is available in 1.6L and 2.0L versions producing 168 and 296 horsepower, respectively. Both can be mated to a Lineartronic CVT.

Subaru Levorg Concept
Subaru Levorg Concept. (Photo: Subaru)

Outside, you'll notice Subaru's hexagonal grille, hawk-eye headlights, and aerodynamic profile. The Levorg offers two new colours including Metallic Blue Grey Steel and Pearl Crystal White. Meanwhile, the interior features piano black finishes, metallic accents, a 3.5'' LCD screen, and a D-shaped steering wheel.

New safety systems highlight the Subaru Levorg Concept. One of them prevents the vehicle from backing up too abruptly, while another assists the driver in steering the vehicle to avoid an imminent collision.