If you’ve seen the new Toyota bZ4X concept at this year’s Auto Shanghai, you know that you can expect Subaru brand sister models as well. The two automakers announced a while ago that they would work together on a battery-electric crossover, so that Subaru’s model is officially called Soltera.
Technically speaking, Solterra is a C-segment class crossover built on the e-Subaru global platform dedicated to battery-powered electric vehicles. This architecture allows you to merge multiple modules and components, such as the front, center, and rear of a vehicle.
Both Subaru Toyota uses this platform. The former wants to focus on superior passive safety and vehicle stability. The two companies shared a wide range of collaboration loads, from product planning to design to performance evaluation. Speaking of performance, it is here that Subaru adopted the acclaimed four-wheel drive technology and Toyota provided outstanding vehicle electrification technology.
The price of the next Solterra, which will be available by mid-2022 in markets such as the US, Canada, Europe, Japan and China, has not yet been announced.Once in the showroom, Ascent, Outback, Forester, and Subaru XV..
Interestingly, Toyota brand models will also be available by mid-2022 and will be manufactured in China and Japan. This may also be true for Soltera.For the latter styling, the profile is from the teaser image Toyota bZ4X concept, This is natural. As is often the case with JV models, it is expected that only the fascia on the front and back will look different.
https://www.autoevolution.com/news/subaru-teases-new-battery-electric-solterra-suv-on-sale-in-us-by-mid-2022-160978.html Subaru teases new battery electric Soltera SUV, launch in the US by mid-2022