Subaru will introduce its first electric vehicle to the Australian market with the Solterra SUV
due to arrive here in 2023.

The all-new Subaru Solterra will have symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, active safety
technology, adventure capabilities and durable, reliable engineering – to an all-electric

Built on the e-Subaru Global Platform, a new all-electric vehicle architecture, the Solterra
is designed to provide an electric offering without compromising on the brand’s distinctive
features and abilities, delivering a vehicle that existing customers can feel is truly a

Blair Read, Managing Director Subaru Australia, said: “We are excited to confirm Subaru
Australia will continue its electrification journey with the introduction of our first battery
electric vehicle, the Solterra, in 2023.

“Solterra starts a new era for Subaru by combining electric vehicle technology with
Symmetrical All Wheel Drive. This delivers the all-terrain capability Subaru owners have
enjoyed for decades.”

“We look forward to sharing more about the Solterra with Australians soon.”

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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