Taking the Fusion name from the soon-to-be-extinct sedan, the Blue Oval is looking to model the new iteration after the Outback, the ever-more-popular wagon-ish vehicle renowned for its symmetrical all-wheel drive and off-road capabilities.
I grew up in a GM town. My dad worked for the General as did at least one parent of most of my friends. I don’t really care for most GM products, they get my token sympathy when it comes to American cars.
With the rebranding from Quattro to Audi Sport, the German manufacturer has followed through with the promise that all-wheel drive is just a powertrain, not the company.
Perhaps concerned that they may fall into Honda’s redesign-beyond-recognizability trap, Subaru is sticking the course and refusing to put any more than the minimal amount of effort into their current designs. See: the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek, revealed at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. Continue reading “2018 Subaru Crosstrek Unveiled: Naps Ensue”