Here’s an interesting nugget that’ll surely titillate the Subaru fan in us all. The marque has put on show that’s not just a stunning impression of their world-renowned Impreza moniker, but a new design language that will be echoed throughout their future models. This magnificent looking concept is one way we’d like to describing it.
Time and time again, we are reminded of the phrase “the eyes are the windows to the soul” – mostly by frizzy-haired poets in tweed jackets. How uncanny for those words to ring true to Subaru’s hallmark ‘hawk-eye’ headlights. They really do project ever-so vividly, the image of a marque, in the same way a pair of ‘angel eyes‘ immediately distinguishes a Bimmer from the crowd. The hawk-eyes gives the Impreza 5-door Concept’s a sense of quality and modernity, they say.
Here’s an interesting bit of trivia. I’m sure we all familiar with the DeLorean DMC-12. And just like the one from Back to the Future or any other DeLoreans for that matter, it was finished with a brushed metallic look and the reason being is that the DMC-12 was never given a coat of paint, but rather its stainless-steel body was textured and brushed to a brilliant finish. Clapping eyes with the Subaru Impreza 5-Door Concept’s remarkable paintjob job conjures up memories of that icon of the 80s.
The product of that extensive design study exhibits a wide and low stance, suggestive of the innate stability that Subaru is famed for. Sporting pedigree and a world-renowned heritage that was forged in the crucible of motorsports – the World Rally Championship. The hexagonal grille develops that very visual identity further. But with all that said done, we are stoked to see Subaru’s new sedign direction. Exciting times ahead for sure.