Subaru Impreza 5-Door Concept (2015 Tokyo Motor Show)

2015 Tokyo Motor Show: Subaru’s President Yoshinaga “The next Impreza will be released at the end of 2016”

At a press briefing for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show on October 28, President Yasuyuki Yoshinaga of Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) unveiled a couple of concepts including the Subaru Viziv Future Concept, which features the brand’s automated driving function and other advanced technologies.

The theme of FHI’s booth is New SUBARU Story, which represents the start of a new story in the life of Subaru vehicles. The other concept unveiled on this day was the Impreza 5-Door Concept, a design study model for the next-gen Impreza.

President Yoshinaga announced the new Impreza’s release date for the first time by saying, “its release scheduled for the end of 2016.” He also indicated plans of installing a new platform called Subaru Global Platform on this Impreza. He emphasized that Subaru will “maintain its globally recognized reputation for building reliable vehicles” with this new platform.

(Translated by Travis Yamabata)