2010 SUBARU FORESTER S-EDITION STUDY CONCEPT
A concept study that points to a new Forester variant for 2011, Subaru Forester S-Edition unveiled at the 2010 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. Built on the existing turbocharged Forester XT, the S-Edition produces an additional 32 hp and 20 lb ft (24 kw and 27 Nm) over the Australian market XT’s 227 hp and 236 lb ft (169 kw and 320 Nm) lifting the 2.5-liter boxer engine’s output to 259-horsepower.
It is equipped a flappy-paddle 5sp automatic gearbox, revised sports suspension and Variable Torque Distribution (VTD) all-wheel drive round out the mechanical package, whilst new styling and comfort features including STI sourced 17-inch alloys.
Subaru Forester S-Edition Study Concept also put alcantara interior trim and drilled alloy pedals help further differentiate the S-Edition from the XT.
2011 HYUNDAI SONATA 2.0T SE
The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is a highly competitive entry into the mid-size family sedan segment. Well, that’s finally changed with the 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T SE. Not the inline-four part, but the displacement has dropped to 2.0-liters and a twin-scroll turbo pushing 17.4 psi was strapped on.
The new turbo Sonata makes 274 horsepower That’s more than the V6 Accord (271) and more than the V6 Camry (268), it’s more than the Malibu (252) and more than the Altima (270).