Posted Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 11:07pm

Boxing clever: Subaru New Zealand’s electrifying new models

Subaru New Zealand is set to launch its first electrified models in New Zealand, with “e-Boxer” demonstrator versions of the XV and Forester SUVs at dealerships from June – although those keen to buy will have to wait a little longer for their cars.

The petrol-electric powertrain in both models is identical: a 2.0-litre horizontally opposed combustion engine linked via a “motor assist” system to a high-voltage lithium-ion battery.