Home » News » Subaru » 2014 Subaru Outback gains off-road exterior
Subaru's Model Year 2014 Outback sports utility vehicle (SUV) is adding rugged and aggressive styling cues that underline its impressive All-Wheel Drive ability.

Widely regarded as the original crossover wagon, when launched in 1996, Outback is a firm favourite in the Subaru recreational range.
 
It offers genuine dirt road credentials and superior handling, combined with refined passenger car comfort - with the added insurance of an independent five-star occupant safety rating.

The muscular new MY14 Outback styling upgrades include: Roof rails with integrated cross bars, Side sills and cladding, Wheel arch guards, Front and rear under body guard protectors, Front mud flaps, Dark grey front grille, Dark grey alloy wheels, Sporty headlights with black background.

Despite adding over $2500 of additional value, the MY14 Outback Manufacturer's List Price* only increases by $500 on each variant.
 
Subaru Australia Managing Director, Nick Senior, said: "We've had a lot of customer feedback suggesting owners would like a slightly tougher-looking Outback with greater body protection, which is especially useful on rural roads where this wagon rates highly.

The styling upgrades are standard on all Outback models, however customers not wanting the full kit have the option to specify just roof rails, side sills, dark grey front grille and alloy wheels, and the headlights with black background.

Already this year, Subaru announced multiple technical refinements to Outback, benefitting efficiency, handling and steering.

All Outback 2.5i variants added the new, more fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly FB horizontally-opposed Boxer engine.

Outback's revised All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system improves precision in torque distribution between front and back wheels, refining handling and stability.
 
Outback 2.5i Premium gained Subaru's award-winning EyeSightâ„¢ driver assist system in addition to the colour information display. All EyeSight-equipped Outbacks feature front sun visor extensions, dusk sensing headlights and rain sensing wipers.



Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi

    Engine: EJ22 Boxer-4, Power: 205.8 kw / 276 bhp @ 6000 rpmN/A
  2. 2007 Subaru Impreza WRC2007

    Engine: Boxer-4, Power: 223.7 kw / 300 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 589 nm / 434.4 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
  3. 2000 Subaru Impreza WRX S201 STi

    Engine: Opposed-4, Power: 223.7 kw / 300.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm, Torque: 353 nm / 260.4 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
  4. 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STi RB320

    Engine: Boxer-4, Power: 235.6 kw / 316 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 450.13 nm / 332 ft lbs @ 3700 rpm
  5. 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STi S204

    Engine: EJ20 Boxer-4, Power: 238.6 kw / 320 bhp @ 6400 rpm, Torque: 432.51 nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm

New Vehicles

Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion - Official pictures and detailsVolkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion - Official pictures and details
Volkswagen has officially unveiled the all-new Polo 1.0 TSI BlueMotion version. As you already know, this is the first time when the BlueMotion technology ...

Concept Cars

Honda FCV Concept - Official pictures and detailsHonda FCV Concept - Official pictures and details
Honda has officially revealed the new FCV (fuel cell vehicle) concept in Japan. According to the car manufacturer officials, the production version is ...

Custom Cars

Fiat 500x receives Mopar treatmentFiat 500x receives Mopar treatment
Fiat unveiled the new 500X during this year Paris Motor Show, a month ago. The new crossover is based on the Fiat 500 platform, but features a more rugged ...

Future Cars

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid in the worksBMW 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid in the works
BMW will try to catch up with Mercedes, who is already enjoying record sales due to the introduction of a front wheel drive for its compact vehicles. ...

Green Autos

2015 Green Car of the Year finalists announced2015 Green Car of the Year finalists announced
During Los Angeles Motor Show, scheduled to start this November, a well known jury will award the 2015 Green Car of the Year title. ...

Market News

Volkswagen delivers 8.2 million cars in ten monthsVolkswagen delivers 8.2 million cars in ten months
Volkswagen brand enjoys its best year since it was founded. The VAG Group is also on its best year ever, with 8.24 million vehicles delivered to customers ...

Gadgets

Mercedes introduces new LED technologyMercedes introduces new LED technology
Mercedes is working hard to catch-up the other German rivals, Audi and BMW, who developed not only LED headlights but also laser headlights. ...

Various News

Cadillac will reduce production for ATS and CTSCadillac will reduce production for ATS and CTS
Difficult times for General Motors, who has to confront a slow demand for its premium brand, Cadillac. Set to rival important brands like Mercedes and ...

Videos

BMW i3 and Suzuki Swift fight in AutoExpress track battleBMW i3 and Suzuki Swift fight in AutoExpress track battle
AutoExpress had a question. Is a BMW i3 faster than a conventional mini hot-hatch on a closed track? The answer comes in the next video, where the British ...

Motorsports

BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition - First teaser pictureBMW M4 DTM Champion Edition - First teaser picture
The 2014 DTM Championship will end tomorrow with the Hockenheim stage. To celebrate Marco Wittmann's 2014 DTM driver's title, BMW will unveil a special ...