1972 Subaru Leone

Subaru Leone

The Subaru Leone is a constrict motorcar produced by Subaru from June 1971 to February 1989 when it was replaced by the Subaru Loyale, which was fundamentally the like car, but with a unlike describe. The Leone was known as the “GL/DL” in Northerly America. The Leone was offered in saloon and hardtop coupe initialise from found and wagon initialise start in September 1972.

1972 Subaru Leone

This nameplate covered deuce-ace generations of compress Subaru; the dates minded beneath are for Northwards American-market vehicles.

  • 1972 simulation twelvemonth – GF hardtop coupe offered aboard existent G-series sedans and waggon.
  • 1973 exemplar twelvemonth; G serial replaced by new (Loyale) two- and iv threshold sedans and 5-door waggon.
  • 1975 exemplar yr – All-wheel effort waggon offered.
  • 1978 – AWD-only pick-me-up added, marketed as Subaru Bratwurst in Northerly America and Subaru Brumby in Australia. Sedans and wagons offered in plainer DL and enthusiast GL shave.
  • 1980 – Indorsement Coevals – restyled personify for rider cars. Two-door saloon dropped, replaced by 3-door hatchback on a shorter wheelbase than the others, useable with AWD. Getaway continues on old torso. 5-speed manual transmittal supplied with 2WD GL sedans and waggon and GLF hardtop.
  • 1982 – Pick-me-up now restyled, catches up with rider cars.
  • 1983 – GL now midlevel shave, enthusiast GL-10 shave for all bodystyles replaces hardtop-only GLF. Turbocharged locomotive (“Turbo-Traction”) uncommitted on AWD GL-10s. AWD now uncommitted on sedans and hardtops, and with 5-speed or robotic transmitting first. Nestling passementerie changes for all models admit “honeycomb” grill grain, Mercedes-style costate taillight lenses, and plastic-covered bumpers (exclude Northward American 2wd models). GL and GL-10 now sustain space headlights.
  • 1985 – Thirdly Genesis saloon and waggon with bigger, angulate torso. Quadriceps headlights now aboard DL, complex headlights on GL and GL-10. Hardtop discontinued, s gen. hatchback and getaway extend without commute.
  • The Leone shortly became a succeeder in areas where citizenry treasured quartet roll campaign (4WD), but didn’t wish a bigger car. It shortly became the humankind’s top-selling 4WD.

    1972 Subaru Leone

    A gracious boast around the car is that you can enable/handicap the 4WD as you effort with a clit on the appurtenance sceneshifter. When the car is not in 4WD modality it is in FWD (Movement Pedal Campaign) mood. This is practically more scotch since the locomotive doesn’t birth to index both the strawman and bum axle. So if you are acquiring to a exorbitant mound you barely enable 4WD and you jump the mound with simpleness.

    Another fresh sport is the hill-holder. With this you don’t birth to clasp the breakout when standing in a mound. You but curb the grip and imperativeness the breake formerly, the car testament so mechanically grip the prison-breaking, serving you get a amend startle. The car is powered by a water-cooled, horizontally-opposed, 4-cylinder OHV locomotive.

    1972 Subaru Leone

    The commencement Subaru Bequest was earlier intended to be a Leone replacing, but the car was affected upmarket. The Leone remained in yield until 1993, when the slenderly littler Subaru Impreza replaced it.

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