Company Subaru has announced that the first copies of Subaru Legacy diesel engines will be on sale in February of this year. New dvuhlitrovy "oppozitnik", known as the Boxer Diesel, initially will be installed only on the version and the Legacy Sports Tourer Legacy Outback.
This power unit has a capacity of 150 horsepower, while its maximum torque of 349 Nm (from 1800 revolutions per minute). From zero to one hundred kilometers per hour and Subaru Legacy sedan with this engine can accelerate to 8.5 seconds, while its maximum speed will be 202 kilometers per hour. With an average fuel consumption of the diesel Legacy of about five liters per hundred kilometers in the combined cycle.
Cost of the basic version of Subaru Legacy 2.0TD Sports Tourer in the UK will make 19 thousand 995 pounds sterling (about 40 thousand dollars).
Diesel update Subaru Forester and Impreza, which will be installed the same engine, will appear later on - in September and December 2008 respectively.
Source: http://auto.lenta. ru