Subaru to unveil new e-Boxer hybrid at Geneva
Subaru will debut a new mild-hybrid powertrain at this 12 months’s Geneva Motor Show. Called the e-Boxer, it’s anticipated to include Subaru’s 2.Zero-litre flat-four petrol engine supported by way of an electrical motor.
The Japanese company is but to announce any professional specs for the engine, alternatively, previous this 12 months Subaru previewed its new Forester e-Boxer at the Singapore Motor Show, which featured a 2.Zero-litre naturally-aspirated flat-four engine mated to a 13bhp electrical motor embedded throughout the drivetrain’s CVT gearbox.
The powertrain produced a claimed blended output of 156bhp and 253Nm of torque, with energy being fed to all 4 wheels.
At medium speeds, the engine and electrical motor paintings in combination for higher potency. When travelling at upper speeds, the engine by myself propels the auto whilst concurrently charging the battery. Once the battery is charged, the electrical motor can energy the hybrid SUV for a restricted distance at low speeds, comparable to when environment off from a standstill.
The gadget has a minor have an effect on on boot capability with house losing from 520- to 509-litres with the new e-Boxer engine fitted. Whether or no longer the European model of Subaru’s e-Boxer engine will characteristic those specs is but to be showed.
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