2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT spec.B Debuts New SI-Drive Performance System and Six-Speed Transmission
NEW YORK – Subaru of America, Inc. has unveiled the 2007 Legacy 2.5 GT spec.B performance sedan at the New York International Auto Show. The Legacy 2.5 GT spec.B — first offered in 2006 as a limited edition production run of 500 units — returns as a regular production model for 2007 and features several performance and interior enhancements, including the Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive). SI-Drive enhances driving engagement by allowing the driver to select the level of engine performance. In addition to the new SI-Drive system, the 2007 spec.B features a modified version of the six-speed manual transmission from the Impreza WRX STI and an advanced vehicle dynamics control system and a tire pressure monitoring system.The 2007 spec.B features symmetrical all-wheel drive as standard equipment. The vehicle’s 2.5L intercooled turbo boxer engine produces 243 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm and 241 lb.-ft. of peak torque @ 3,600 rpm. According to the report, the SI-Drive system will also be standard on all Legacy 2.5 GT Limited and Outback 2.5 XT Limited models for 2007.