◾Subaru confirms future 3-row SÚV will be named Subaru Ascent
◾The Ascent will be powered by an all-new turbocharged DI Boxer Engine
◾Ascent SÚV Concept showcases 7 passenger interior
NEW YORK - Subaru of America, Inc., which this month posted its 64th consecutive month of record-breaking sales, today made the world debut of the Subaru Ascent SÚV Concept. The styling concept also confirms the name Ascent for the upcoming Subaru 3-row SÚV. Both the design concept and the production Ascent will feature an all-new turbocharged direct injection boxer engine.
The exterior design of the concept follows Subaru's 'Dynamic x Solid' theme wîth powerful fender flares representing Subaru's all-wheel drive system and a large, bluff grille denoting a true SÚV look. The interior of the concept features a flowing dashboard design and a 7-passenger configuration wîth center captain's chairs. The Ascent production model will be based on a modified version of the Subaru Global Platform that debuted last year. The model will be built at Subaru of Indiana, Inc. in Lafayette, Indiana and will be sold exclusively in the North American market starting in 2018.