Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the country, launched the new Subaru Forester GT Edition. The second GT Edition available in the country following the XV, the all-new SUV is a collaboration between Masahiko “Jack” Kobayashi and renowned engineering company Giken Co. Ltd.
Kobayashi is responsible for the exterior design of more than 12 Subaru models, including the legendary WRX STI, as the former Chief Designer/Head of Global Advanced Design Studio at Subaru Corporation. Giken, on the other hand, is a global supplier of aero-parts and other car components, with numerous patents in Japan, South Korea, and the United States.
Designed exclusively for Asia, the Forester includes a front bumper lip extension, side skirts, roof spoiler, and rear bumper lip extension in its GT Edition aero kit complemented by a set of 18-inch bespoke alloy wheels. The rugged yet refined Forester has a sleeker and sportier form which is also seen inside starting with its seat-leather design. A new 8-inch Display Audio System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and a Superview Around Recognition 360 System with 360° around-view monitor completes the equipment package.
The Forester GT Edition is equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Boxer Engine, Subaru Global Platform, and EyeSight Driver Assist Technology – the four hallmark Subaru Core Technologies; making it an extraordinary SUV with more than 100 safety features that does it all.
Priced at 2,120,000Php, the unrivaled partnership of Kobayashi and Giken makes Forester GT Edition is a game-changer not only for the Subaru brand but also for the SUV segment in the Philippines.