Subaru's Forester grunt

The Subaru Forester has a brake-based torque vectoring system that allows for surprisingly aggressive cornering speeds.
The Subaru Forester has a brake-based torque vectoring system that allows for surprisingly aggressive cornering speeds.PHOTO: KONG YONGYAO
The Subaru Forester has a brake-based torque vectoring system that allows for surprisingly aggressive cornering speeds.
The Subaru Forester has a brake-based torque vectoring system that allows for surprisingly aggressive cornering speeds.PHOTO: KONG YONGYAO
The Subaru Forester has a brake-based torque vectoring system that allows for surprisingly aggressive cornering speeds.
The Subaru Forester has a brake-based torque vectoring system that allows for surprisingly aggressive cornering speeds.PHOTO: KONG YONGYAO

Subaru's new Forester is more spacious, poised and refined, even if it remains frumpy

Looks familiar, doesn't it? You are unlikely to mistake its shape for anything but a Subaru Forester - a design that has not changed much for five generations.

But in a market now overstuffed with flamboyantly styled city baubles, does the Forester with its go-forth-and-conquer posturing fit?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2018, with the headline 'Forester grunt'. Print Edition | Subscribe