Subaru Stella

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Production2006 - 2011
Bouk an chassis
ClessKei caur
Body style5-door hatchback
LayootFF layoot
F4 layoot optional
Ingine658 cc EN07D DOHC AVCS I 4
658 cc EN07X DOHC I 4 supercharged
Transmission5-speed manual
Wheelbase2,360 mm (92.9 in)
Lenth3,395 mm (133.7 in)
Weenth1,475 mm (58.1 in)
Hicht1,645 mm (64.8 in)
Crib wecht930 kg (2,050.3 lb)

The Subaru Stella is a Japanese automobile produced bi Subaru startin Juin 2006. The Stella is based on the same architecture as the Subaru R2. It haes a 4-door hatchback, It can be considered as a direct replacement o the Subaru Pleo despite the fact the Pleo is still currently in production, an is Subaru's re-entry intae the market segment dominatit bi the Suzuki Wagon R an the Daihatsu Move, hopin tae recapture market share efter the R2's less-than-expectit sales performance. The Stella's dimensions are mair parkin structure friendly whaur vehicle stackin is utilized ower the Pleo.

The name "Stella" is Italian for "star", a reference tae the Subaru logo.

Due tae the investment o Toyota,[1] the future production status o the Stella is in question as Toyota haes annoonced that Subaru kei caurs will be replaced in model year 2010,[2] wi Toyota awready sellin a Toyota vehicle rebadged as a Subaru, currently cawed the Subaru Dex.

Electric version[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Juin 2008 Subaru unveiled an electric concept vehicle combinin the Stella platform wi the electric drive frae the Subaru R1e,[3] which uises TEPCO lithium-ion batteries.[4]

It haes been showcased at the G8 Summit on 2008-07-07.[4] Fuji annoonced in Juin 2009 that it plans tae sell 170 units through Mairch 2010, primarily tae fleet an government uisers in Japan, wi deliveries beginnin in late Julie 2009.[5]

It is going tae be sauld in the European Union in 2010-09-02.[6]

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Yumiko, Nishitani (11 Apryle 2008). "Japan's Fuji Heavy shares rally on expanded alliance with Toyota group". Thomson Financial News. Archived frae the original on 16 December 2008. Retrieved 22 Februar 2010.
  2. Justin Gardiner (16 Apryle 2008). "Subaru to stop making Kei Cars". Autoblog. Retrieved 22 Februar 2010.
  3. "Fuji Heavy Industries press release" Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine, 2008-06-27. Retrieved on 2007-07-04
  4. a b Vicky Parrott (30 Juin 2008). "Electric Subaru revealed". Retrieved 22 Februar 2010.
  5. "Unveiled: Subaru Plug-In Stella EV". 5 Juin 2009. Retrieved 22 Februar 2010.
  6. "bases". Archived frae the original on 22 August 2009. Retrieved 22 Februar 2010.(in Spaingie)