Subaru Australia has apparent the end of the Liberty mid-size sedan’s bounded 31-year run with the absolution of the appropriately called Final Edition, a adventurous appropriate that’s appropriately bound to aloof 31 units.
Priced from $39,930 added on-road costs, the Final Edition commands a $1990 exceptional over the 2.5i Exceptional alternative it’s based upon, although Subaru Australia claims it comes with $6400 of added value.
Extra accepted accessories in the Final Edition includes advanced and rear STI lip spoilers, a cobweb grille insert, 18-inch STI admixture auto and atramentous trim (foglight surrounds, side-mirror covers, ancillary skirts garnishes and rear badges).
Inside, a Harman/Kardon complete system, Ultrasuede upholstery, dejected seat, armrest and dashboard stitching; atramentous trim (doors, council wheel, dashboard and air vents) and an alone numbered ‘Final Edition’ bowl feature.
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Three paintwork options are available: Magnetite Grey (15 examples), Crystal Atramentous (10) and Crystal White (six), which are akin to black, argent and gunmetal versions of the 18-inch STI admixture auto respectively.
Just like the 2.5i Premium, the Final Edition is powered by a 129kW/235Nm 2.5-litre artlessly aspirated boxer four-cylinder petrol agent that’s akin to a continuously capricious automated manual (CVT) and Subaru’s signature balanced all-wheel-drive system.
Subaru Australia accepted administrator Blair Read said: “We capital to mark the end of Liberty’s acclaimed history with the cast in a absolutely absolute way, and these alone numbered cartage are a accolade to what it has contributed to Subaru over added than three decades.”
As reported, Subaru Australia was clumsy to defended right-hand-drive assembly of the next-generation Liberty that’s been accessible in added markets back aftermost year, although the mechanically accompanying new Outback ample SUV will be awash actuality in the advancing months, advancing via Japan.
This agency the shrinking sub-$60,000 mid-size-car articulation will anon alone be contested by Toyota Camry, Skoda Octavia, Mazda6, Volkswagen Passat, Subaru Levorg (wagon), Peugeot 508, Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata.