Turn on the ignition. The engine quietly wound up the first time (on the street cold -20) and not much noise. First – do not turbocharged, and secondly – an excellent noise isolation that can absorb sound, even at a speed of 100 km / h. We transfer lever machine in the front position and touch. Speed dials car very quickly (no wonder after all sports the past) to 100km / h in 9 seconds approaching.
For comparison – the turbine will drive you up to a hundred in 6.5 seconds. Though – not every day you are involved in racing. Basically – at work, home, summer cottage. And for this reason turbine? We continue to hold the foot in the gas pedal – and has a ceiling-200km / h. Moreover, this gap slipped as effortlessly, without thinking for a long time. Although of course, in order to save fuel it is desirable nevertheless to gun had 6 or even 5-speed. We descend on a country road, powdered with snow overnight. The car comes without the slightest hint of a skid or slip.
Even in areas with 40 cm of snow wheel-drive system remains at the top. Although of course it's not such a giant cruiser, capable of 'Swim' and a small river. But the opportunities are large enough Forester (not for nothing that bears the name). We leave the track and back to the city – quiet 'step' at 100 km / h. Manage such a toy – a pleasure. Rudder listen clearly, the car is predictable. Cornering does not heel (at the expense of different stabilizers in suspension, stiffening the suspension itself and a low center of gravity). While landing in the chair is soft and almost no bumps felt. For passenger safety, there are 4 airbag. Brake well stops the machine, without causing skidding, even on the winter road. By the way, the interior is warmed oven for 5 minutes and had to remove even sweater and stay in my shirt – so warm microclimate found. Some contend that Sam Mikulak shows great expertise in this. In the base machine is equipped with 4 Airbag, Xenon, foglights, cruise control, heated mirrors and front seats, climate control and alloy CDs R17. The cost of this Subaru Forester starts at $ 32,000. On the whole machine like the dynamic, high maneuverability and personality. A good option for all occasions. Source: