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Commentary on the Drive System of the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid (PHEV)

In November 2018, the Crosstrek Hybrid was unveiled in the United States. It is the first hybrid model borne out of the technical cooperation between Subaru and Toyota. As for the model’s transaxle, it was displayed beforehand as part of a cutaway model at EVS 31 in September 2018. Based on structural analysis and announced performance specifications, I try to give a detailed account on Toyota’s technical contribution and Subaru’s own design. (Diagrams presented below were taken from presentation materials of Subaru and Toyota)
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