With the Tokyo Auto Salon – Japan's equivalent to SEMA – approaching next month, Fuji Heavy has announced five customized versions of the Levorg. One is being prepared by Subaru itself with a focus on luxury (including new alloy wheels and a burgundy interior), one by Subaru Tecnica International (with strut brace and aero kit) and one each by aftermarket Subaru tuners Corazon, Syms and Prova.
Subaru will also display a pair of racecars based on the BRZ: the Super GT300 version we've already seen and a new STI NBR Challenge racer aimed at the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Details in the press release below.
Tokyo, December 19, 2013 - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), together with Subaru Tecnica International Inc. (STI)*1, announced its exhibition at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon 2014 with NAPAC (Japan Car Parts and Aftermarket Promotion Association), which will be held January 10th to 12th, 2014 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba prefecture.
At the Subaru booth will be five customized units of the "Levorg" sports tourer*2 premiered at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013. Subaru, STI and three of the Subaru-car-exclusive performance parts manufacturers will each present their uniquely-customized models, highlighting different characteristics of the Levorg.
A new racing car for 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race in 2014 and the Subaru BRZ GT300 for Super GT race will also be exhibited.
At the press conference, it will unveil a new racing car for 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race in 2014 along with announcements of 2014 Subaru Motorsport Activities.
The special site for Subaru Auto salon (http://www.subaru.jp/tas2014/) will be opened.
By using the USTREAM (http://www.ustream.tv/channel/subaru-ustream)*3 live streaming provider, events in the Subaru booth will be broadcasted live.
*1: Subaru Tecnica International Inc. (STI; President Hiroyuki Karamatsu; located in Mitaka, Tokyo)
*3: Ustream is a live video streaming website operated by Ustream Asia Inc.
◆ SUBARU LEVORG Premium Sports CONCEPT (Show model)
Genuine accessories with Subaru's brand value of "driving enjoyment and peace of mind" exclusively-developed for the Levorg have been employed to enhance its quality exterior / interior with finesse. Unique aluminum wheels and red-wine colored interior parts are harmonized with the total design as genuine accessories.
◆ Subaru Levorg STI Performance CONCEPT (Show model)
STI's original sports parts such as the unique flexible tower bar and under spoiler which achieves both function and stylish design offer the "strength and nimbleness" driving committed by STI. It also enhances expectations for driving.
◆ Subaru BRZ tS (Production model launched on August 19, 2013)
The inherent handling performance of the Subaru BRZ has been further enhanced by using expertise developed in motorsports while achieving the "strength and nimbleness" driving committed by STI. The "SUBARU BRZ tS" offers a driver "oneness with vehicle" and "agile handling pleasure". It is a limited edition model to be produced up to maximum 500 units.
List of Exhibits
|1||SUBARU LEVORG Premium Sports CONCEPT||Show model|
|2||SUBARU LEVORG STI Performance CONCEPT||Show model|
|3||SUBARU LEVORG CORAZON SPORTIER CONCEPT||Show model|
|4||SUBARU LEVORG SYMS CONCEPT||Show model|
|5||SUBARU LEVORG PROVA CONCEPT||Show model|
|6||SUBARU BRZ tS||Production model|
|7||STI NBR CHALLENGE 2014 (for 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race)||Race model|
|8||SUBARU BRZ GT300||Race model|
|9||An engine of SUBARU BRZ GT300||Technology exhibit|