PRLog - Jun. 2, 2014 - LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A crowd of SIA Associates cheered as the first 2015 Subaru Outback rolled off the production line at the Lafayette plant this afternoon. The celebration marked the beginning of production of the totally re-designed Subaru Outback, the fifth-generation of the World’s First Sport Utility Wagon®.
SIA Start of Production 2015 Subaru Outback
The Gray Metallic 2015 Outback was met by a flurry of confetti and applause as SIA’s Executive Vice President, Tom Easterday led a countdown to its emergence from the production line.
“We are extremely proud of all the SIA Associates who have built a very high level of quality into every Subaru Outback assembled at SIA over the last 19 years”, stated Easterday, “The Outback has been vital to the growth of SIA and the Subaru brand in the United States. With outstanding fuel economy, an enhanced infotainment system, additional safety systems, and other features and styling that will make it very attractive to potential Subaru customers, the new Outback will continue to play a vital role in the growth of SIA and the Subaru brand.”
First introduced at the New York International Auto Show in April, the 2015 Subaru Outback offers the roomiest interior, most capable chassis and highest fuel-efficiency in the model’s history. Its bold, new design and interior refinement commands attention, while its agility and control makes the new Outback fun to drive both on and off the pavement. Other new details include enhanced safety features and the new infotainment system.