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Old 09-02-2009, 09:25 AM   #1
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Diesel Subaru ... hmmm

http://www.automobilesreview.com/aut...-diesel/17613/

Look what I read about: a Diesel Subaru Box Engine.

Interesting they want to push out some of these engines. The torque it pushes is amazing too.

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They have been out for a while in europe. They do get banged for being a little noisy over the other new diesel engines but they are very good on fuel.
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i wouldn't mind one!
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Yea you gotta love that torque starting at 1800rpm. Someone will tune the crap out of it and it will be a monster!!
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Unfortunately we don't expect to see the diesel here in the states anytime soon. They are really striving to have 50 state compliance w/o going the urea injection route M-B took, and I'm also told they have some durability concerns regarding our market and what we as US consumers expect of a diesel engine.

Best guess anyone inside has been able to share with us is MAYBE 2011 model year at the earliest, but we're told not to hold our breath.
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