Subaru Leone
Vehicle Make/Model Specifications:
Make: Subaru
Model: Leone
Subaru Leone

The sedan models of the Subaru Leone were offered until 1992, when the range was dropped to wagon cars only. Further, the 1.8-litre versions were phased out in 1991. Additionally, in North America, the 1600cc engine ceased completely from the lineup. However, later models in the generation saw the option of a full-time 4WD manual transmission as well as a full-time 4WD four-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. Also, a new 1800 SOHC engine was available as opposed to the old pushrod 1800 engine. The engine was offered with a carburetor, single point fuel injection, multi-port fuel injection, or multi-port fuel injection with a turbocharger for fuel delivery. By 1990, the Leone name itself was dropped, and instead the car was named Loyale. For reasons unknown, there is also a conjecture that drivers of the Loyale wagons call them WUBA as a cute nickname. The Subaru Leone was a subcompact car manufactured by the Japanese carmaker Subaru from 1971 to 1994. It was launched as the successor for the Subaru FF-1. Under the hood, all of the Leones were powered by a flat engine that was developed by Subaru. The DL was released in Japan where as some export markets saw it released as the Leone. Further, such as in the United Kingdom and United States, it was instead named with the trim level designation. Such designations included the DL, the GL, the GLF, the GL-10 and the RX. Even sometimes the engine size would also form part of the name. In July 1981, the Leone saw another major makeover. This generation was launched with models coming as a three-door coupe, a four-door sedan, as well as a station wagon. These Leones made their way to the United States in 1985. For recognition, in Europe, the range was the 1.6 DL, the 1.6 GL, the 1.8 DL and the 1.8 GL 4wd.

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