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09-27-2011, 03:58 PM
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Subaru (http://autoblog.com/subaru) has confirmed that its new XV crossover (http://autoblog.com/subaru/xv) will be heading to the United States in 2013, according to a report from Motor Authority. The XV, which made its production debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show (http://autoblog.com/category/frankfurt-motor-show) earlier this month, is a high-riding version of the new-for-2012 Impreza (http://autoblog.com/subaru/impreza) which goes on sale in the U.S. in just a few weeks.

In previous generations, Subaru offered an Outback Sport trim on the Impreza in the States, though it was little more than a two-tone paint job, some roof rails and a lifted suspension. The Japanese automaker will continue to offer something similar for 2012 - the Impreza Sport model - which includes an all-weather package and 17-inch alloy wheels.

As of this writing, it's unclear whether or not Subaru will keep the XV name intact when this vehicle arrives on U.S. soil. Outback Sport is a name that would resonate well with Subaru enthusiasts, but keeping the XV nomenclature would better represent that this is an all-new vehicle for the automaker's lineup.Subaru Impreza XV headed to U.S. for 2013 (http://www.autoblog.com/2011/09/27/subaru-impreza-xv-headed-to-u-s-for-2013/) originally appeared on Autoblog (http://www.autoblog.com) on Tue, 27 Sep 2011 15:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds (http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/).

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