New growth Forester
Not refreshed but born again — that’s the claim for Soob’s SUV
the CVT used with its petrol powerplants: Yes, it’s something we’d like. I can’t give a timeline on that.’’
So what about the design? Since pictures first hit the web, the Forester has been criticised for looking bulky and brutal.
You have to see it,’’ Senior says. It’s the most global of Subaru’s vehicles, and it’s successful in Australia, China, Japan, Europe and the US. It’s not an American design.’’
Finally, Senior promises there will still be some surprises when the car lands. ‘‘ There are a couple of little features that we have incorporated on some models that will be a success on the showroom floor,’’ he says.