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02-10-2011, 03:06 PM
Filed under: Sedan (http://www.autoblog.com/category/sedans/), Wagon (http://www.autoblog.com/category/wagons/), Crossover (http://www.autoblog.com/category/crossovers-cuvs/), Subaru (http://www.autoblog.com/category/subaru/)

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Subaru (http://www.autoblog.com/make/subaru/) recently invited us to Budapest to get to know the 2011 European-spec Forester (http://www.autoblog.com/model/forester), which was... well, exactly what you'd expect (it was fine), but that's not the point here. What is important is the all-new "FB" engine under the hood - Subaru's third-generation boxer design - the same unit that we'll be seeing in the upcoming Impreza. Essentially, it's a sized-down version of our Forester's 2.5-liter mill, as opposed to the second-gen EJ25 engine in the current Impreza. Got it? Good. Let's get our hands dirty...

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