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2014-03-06 11:36

SUBARU CONCEPT ON SHOW: Subaru showcases its Viziv 2 Concept at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show. Image: AFP

GENEVA, Switzerland - Subaru is showing its Viziv 2 concept at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show, a follow up to the Evolution concept shown at the Tokyo show.

The Viziv was revealed at the 2013 Geneva auto show and the Viziv Evolution Concept exhibited at the 2013 Tokyo auto show. The Viziv moniker is inspired by the phrase “vision for innovation”, to express Subaru’s future direction of its brand.

IMAGE GALLERY: 2014 Viziv 2 Concept

It's 4.4m long, 1.9m wide and 1.5m tall and has a wheelbase of 2.7m. Compared to the standard Viziv, it gains two doors,sporty upgrades and derives its styling from other Subaru models.

I has a hexagonal grille and large circular light clusters, a sloping bonnet and unique headlights. The hexagonal theme continues at the rear. According to Subaru, “The interior inspires a dynamic, enjoyable driving experience.”

Viziv 2 concept features a plug-in hybrid system that comprising a 1.6 direct-injection turbo boxer engine coupled to an electric motor and mated to a constantly variable (auto) transmission sending power to all four wheels. It rides on 245/45 ZR20 tyres.

The Viziv 2 concept will use the automaker’s autopilot system.


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