The Refreshed Subaru Crosstrek Sticks with What Works

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Auto Shows, AUTOS, AUTOWEEK, WRITING

_f8a4940From coverage of the Geneva Motor Show:

One of Subaru’s best-selling crossovers, the Crosstrek, got a brand new look at the Geneva Motor show this morning.

The design borrows heavily from the XV Concept that the company showed at last year’s Geneva Motor Show with flowing body lines and front and rear lights that echo the concept’s. The new Crosstrek gets more rugged looking under-cladding and newly designed aluminum wheels as well as two new colors, “Cool Gray Khaki,” and “Sunshine Orange.”

The popular crossover is the first to be built on Subaru’s new architecture known as the Subaru Global Platform. Subaru says the new platform will enhance ride, comfort, agility and safety. The same platform underpins the redesigned Impreza that Subaru began selling in 2016.

Read more of my story over at Autoweek.

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Abigail Bassett is the Executive Editor at CNTRL MEDIA, LLC. She is also a freelance content creator and curator whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher. She teaches at a number of public, private, and corporate venues, around Los Angeles, CA.

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