• Oct 25, 2007

click above image to view more high-res pics of the Subaru EXIGA Concept

Subaru has been promising a seven seater for years, but have yet to deliver one to their own home market as the Tribeca isn't sold this side of Pacific. A couple of years ago it was leaning towards a minivan-style MPV, but for this year's show they have chosen to throw a couple of seats in the back of Japan's best selling station wagon, the Legacy, to make the EXIGA Concept.

The designers had a lot of fun inside and out. Enjoy the pics in the gallery below.



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      • 7 Years Ago
      Doesn't have to be tall- just have a flat load floor to be called a truck- minivans are trucks. The HHR and PTCruiser are trucks. The Magnum and Legacy wagon/outback are trucks.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Isn't this identical to the wrapped up "Forester" that you guys posted about several weeks ago? certainly has the same dimension and shape.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Big chrome grills ala Fusion are quite popular this year I see.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Wow, that certainly seems original. Let's see - take the wheels off a Gen 7 V6 Accord, the front fascia from the new Accord tourer concept, add some race-ready bits and pieces (exhausts etc.) and garnish with some bling. Voila!
      • 7 Years Ago
      Some of Subaru's old concepts were at least interesting, though they never made it through to production. This and the Impreza constitute grounds for sacking the design team and either starting again or, preferably outsourcing. Of course, it's also possible the design team gets massive interference from Subaru management. Whatever, the results speak for themselves.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Agreed. Even by Subaru's standards this concept is a yawner.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Though it may be based on Legacy architecture, it doesn't look like any Legacy I've ever seen (except for the wagon part). If this is the new Legacy, it is pretty cool, as Legacy styling has always been a bigger yawner than this is.
      • 7 Years Ago
      2 things:

      1- CAFE regulations.... The information shared on this site a few weeks ago shared that this model had a diesel engine meaning it would most likely meet passenger car CAFE requirements.

      2- The current Outback is considered an SUV. This was an interesting way of getting around CAFE mileage requirements 3 years ago when it debuted. I disagree about its SUV status, but somehow they were able to get it classified as such.

      This car has my attention as our 98 Outback will be needing replaced in the next 2 to 3 years and my wife is interested in 6 to 7 seat seating. IF Subaru can keep the price competitive it will definitely be on my radar screen.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I'm hoping more manufactuers start making sport-performing 7-passenger wagons. We are a family of 6 and drive an Armada. I would love to have something sporty to drive.
      • 7 Years Ago
      and just when I was getting to like my frameless door windows...

      but at least there's a chance the e-brake won't be jabbing me in the leg anymore!
      • 7 Years Ago
      Funny how the same people who made this also designed the new Impreza.... why must only the concepts (and, admittedly, the current Legacy) be attractive?

      Oh Subaru, why must you taunt us so?
      • 7 Years Ago
      Sure this isn't concept of the Forester? Looks awfully tall to be a sedan/wagon. This would be a nice middle ground to distinguish between the squat Legacy wagon and the oversized Tribeca.
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