Subaru Solterra debuting in 2022 - brand's first EV SUV, but keeps the AWD goodness!

Sanjay · May 11, 2021 02:49 PM

Subaru Solterra debuting in 2022 - brand's first EV SUV, but keeps the AWD goodness! 01

The silhouette you see above belongs to the upcoming Subaru Solterra - the brand's first electric vehicle (EV) SUV, built in partnership with Toyota. Yes, just like the 86/BRZ twins!

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The brand's first hints of an EV SUV came last year, in the form of this Subaru Evoltis

The Solterra is bound to be the first Subaru car that's based on the EV-only e-Subaru Global Platform (e-SGP), and it's a C-segment SUV.

Also read: Zero tax for EVs in Malaysia soon, but there's a catch

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Besides that, the Solterra keeps the Subaru DNA: the company says the SUV will have "AWD performance that boasts excellent steering stability and high running performance".

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The Toyota bZ4x is another co-developed EV by the two companies

Beyond the two images up top, neither performance figures nor features were shared in further detail. The Solterra will go on sale in Japan, the United States and Canada, Europe, as well as China by the middle of 2022.

Also read: Second Toyobaru twin after BRZ/GR86 is the Toyota bZ4X

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