The Subaru B9 Tribeca

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The Subaru B9 Tribeca

Published 23 2006 MAC

Subaru dealers are now orders for their new premium SUV the US-built B9 Tribeca which in showrooms in November priced £28,995 on-the-road.

And with a of more than 1,200 customers, sales of the BMW X5 and Volvo flagship look set to get off to a sprightly

Undercutting main rivals on and boasting especially generous levels and a seven-seat option, the B9 continues Subaru#8217;s tradition of class-leading chassis dynamics, a smooth ride with handling previously denied the SUV owner.

This is made thanks to the low centre-of-gravity of the six-cylinder 3.0 horizontally-opposed engine plus symmetrical all-wheel drive which offers a nominal front to rear torque for improved turn-in and more handling.

However, sensors ensure is altered front to rear in backed by a sophisticated Vehicle Control system which only when needed as in sudden lane changes or encountering slippery surfaces.

In despite having a useful 213 mm clearance compared to the BMW X5#8217;s 180 mm, the B9 has a centre-of-gravity of 640 mm as opposed to the German 679 mm #8211; a massive difference in terms.

Borrowed from the Legacy spec.B saloon and sports the 245 PS #8216;boxer#8217; engine is especially and responsive, providing 219 lb.ft of for effortless progress.

It is matched to a automatic gearbox with which allows the driver to up and down manually – useful during rapid on twisty and hilly roads.

Performance and fuel economy are with a 121 mph top speed, 0-60 mph of 9.3 seconds and 29.7 mpg on the Extra Cycle.

As the B9 Tribeca has been on in the US, Canada and Chile since year, it has already established as a safety leader.

The Subaru an outstanding 5-stars for both and side crash-protection by America#8217;s Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) – the maximum

In addition, Subaru#8217;s range-topper with distinction in the tough tests, earning four and achieving a low 16 per cent chance of over and a #8216;No-tip#8217; dynamic result.

This compares an average 30 per cent chance of among all US-market SUVs and of between 12 and 19 per cent for passenger

Named after a fashionable of New York, the B9 Tribeca has undergone styling changes compared to the car plus fine-tuned rear for even better handling.

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