Next-gen Subaru XV set for Geneva show reveal

Published: 23 January 2017

► Second-gen XV to be unveiled in Geneva
► XV will retain Subaru’s all-wheel-drive system
► Solitary teaser image previews upcoming SUV

Subaru will reveal its second-generation XV, its compact SUV, at the 2017 Geneva motor show in March.

The company has only released one teaser image so far, which shows a profile shot of the upcoming 2017 XV.

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So what’s new?

From what we’ve seen so far, the ‘all-new’ version looks relatively unchanged from its predecessor, shown below – with only a few new creases, different lights and redesigned alloys distinguishing the two.

Subaru has only confirmed that the new XV wil feature the brand’s ‘Symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive’ system, and it’s safe to assume that the familiar boxer engine line-up will remain.

When will we find out more?

The new XV will be unveiled on 7 March at 10:00 AM (GMT), at the 2017 Geneva motor show. Here’s hoping it improves on its predecessor’s performance...

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By Lewis Kingston

Formerly of this parish. Inveterate car buyer and seller; currently owner of a '68 Charger project car