Leone was the original engine with 1.2 liters and 1.4 liters EA63 EA64 boxer engine, and since 1975, 1.2-liter engine only continue to serve in the Japanese market version of travel, while the addition of a pair of 1.6 l EA71 engine. In 1976, Leone on the market of the United States and Australia originally mounted on the automatic transmission model EA71 engine completely replace the EA63, the gearbox, we have the four-speed manual or five-speed manual and three-speed automatic is optional. 328is Coilovers
The second generation Leone production cycle is still a decade in 1979, while Subaru Leone released the second generation of the two-door coupe version, three-door hatchback version of the four-door sedan and wagon four models. This generation models equipped with four-wheel drive system has a high-speed mode and low speed mode, and by 1981 when it is launched Japan's first all-wheel-drive system is equipped with automatic transmission models. The four-wheel drive automatic transmission version Leone adopted the world's first hydraulic wet multi-plate clutch as splitter system, the driver can simply by button operation between the two drive and four-wheel drive conversion.
Early second-generation Leone followed the first generation 1.6-liter engine EA71, 1980, the depot to push a pair of 1.8 liters boxer engine, code EA81. In 1983, Subaru re-launched an upgraded version of the EA81, equipped with a turbocharger, and can be optional multi-point fuel injection. Naturally aspirated version of the EA81 engine maximum horsepower of 74, while the turbocharged version is 94hp. Impreza GDA Coilovers
Well, the third-generation model production cycle is ten years. But found the problem? The second generation was discontinued in 1989, but in 1984, the third generation began production. Yes, indeed the third generation began production in 1984, the second generation in addition to the hatchback version of the other models already officially discontinued in 1985, only to continue to produce the remaining hatchback 1989.
Codenamed EA82 EA81 new engine replaces the use of the second generation, EA82 same displacement of 1.8 liters and provides carburetor, EFI single point, multi-point fuel injection, multi-point fuel injection turbocharged four version, horsepower output are 85, 91, 98 and 113, more than EA81 has significantly improved.