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SUBARU car's names - Origin and Meaning

Car's names Origin and Meaning

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ALCYONE

ALCYONE is derived from "Alcyone", which is the name of the star that shines exceptionally in Taurus in the "Pleiades star cluster (Japanese name: Subaru star cluster)". The largest star of the six stars of SUBARU logo is Alcyone, which indicates that this car is the Subaru flagship.

ALCYONE SVX

ALCYONE is derived from "Alcyone", which is the name of the star that shines exceptionally in Taurus in the "Pleiades star cluster (Japanese name: Subaru star cluster)". The largest star of the six stars of SUBARU logo is Alcyone, which indicates that this car is the Subaru flagship.
"SV" of SVX is derived from the initials of "Subaru Vehicle". "X" means an unknown number. SVX symbolizes the "Grand Tourer" advocated by SUBARU.

BIGHORN

BIGHORN is derived from "Bighorn", which lives in the Rocky Mountains and runs around rocky areas. Except for the emblem of this car is SUBARU, the specifications of this car are exactly the same as ISUZU BIGHORN. SUBARU did not focus on the sale of this car, as can be seen from the fact that the name of SUBARU version was not changed.

BRZ

"B" of BRZ means Boxer Engine, "R" means Rear wheel drive, and "Z" means Ultimate (Zenith).

CHIFFON

CHIFFON is derived from the English word "chiffon", which means like "soft thin silk or nylon material". CHIFFON was originally used as the sub name of the special model "BISTRO" of the light car VIVIO. This name was revived by upgrading from the sub name to the car model name.

DEX

DEX is derived from the English word "dexterity", which means like "skill and speed in doing something, adroitness in using something". DEX expresses the speedy and smart impression of this car.

DIAS WAGON

DIAS is derived from the Spanish word "días", which means like "days, every day". WAGON is derived from "a large four-wheeled horse carriage".

DOMINGO

DOMINGO is derived from the Spanish word "domingo", which means "Sunday". DOMINGO comes with a wish of "if you drive this car, you will always feel like Sunday". Libero is also the name of export model of DOMINGO. Libero is derived from the Italian word "libero", which means like "free, freedom".

EXIGA

EXIGA is derived from the English words "exciting" and "active".

FORESTER

FORESTER is derived from the English word "forester", which means like "someone who works in a forest taking care, someone trained in forestry". Originally the name of this car was supposed to be "STRIGA", but one of STRIGA's origin "Strega" has the meaning of "witch" in Spanish. Finally, the name of this car was changed to "FORESTER" because of the negative image of witches and the recall of the history of witch hunting in Europe.

IMPREZA

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".

IMPREZA ANESIS

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".
ANESIS is derived from the Greek word "anesis", which means like "relief, relaxation, comfort".

IMPREZA G4

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".
"G" of G4 is derived from the English word "genuine", which means like "not fake or counterfeit, not pretended, sincerely felt or represented". "4" is derived from the number of doors.

IMPREZA RETNA

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".
RETNA is derived from the Spanish word "retoño", which means like "young shoots, sprout".

IMPREZA WRX

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".
WRX is a combination of "WR" of WRC and "RX" used as LEONE's sports grade name.

IMPREZA WRX STi

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".
WRX is a combination of "WR" of WRC and "RX" used as LEONE's sports grade name.
STi stands for "SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL INC.". Previously, the product was labeled "STi", included lowercase "i". From April 25, 2005, the product has been labeled "STI", which is the same as the abbreviation of company name.

IMPREZA XV

IMPREZA is derived from the English word "impresa", which means like "crest, maxim". IMPREZA was also named with the meaning of "the car with an added impression of youth, lightness and sportiness", and "giving a fresh impression to a new era".
XV stands for the English words "Crossover(=X-over) Vehicle".

JUSTY

JUSTY is a coined word that emphasizes the English word "JUST".

LEGACY

LEGACY is derived from the English word "legacy", which means like "something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time, property that can receive from someone after die". Only in Australia, the sales name is "LIBERTY" because the word "LEGACY" is reminiscent of "war".

LEGACY B4

LEGACY is derived from the English word "legacy", which means like "something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time, property that can receive from someone after die". Only in Australia, the sales name is "LIBERTY" because the word "LEGACY" is reminiscent of "war".
B4 have two origins. The first origin is the initials of the "BOXER (horizontal opposed engine)" and "4WD (four-wheel drive system)". The second origin is a coined word that combines "Berlinetta", which means a high-performance car with a closed body with a roof in Italian, and "4", which is the number of doors. However, strictly speaking, "Berlinetta" is a two-door car, and in the case of a four-door legacy, "Berlina" is actually correct.

LEGACY Blitzen

LEGACY is derived from the English word "legacy", which means like "something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time, property that can receive from someone after die". Only in Australia, the sales name is "LIBERTY" because the word "LEGACY" is reminiscent of "war".
Blitzen means "lightning" in German.

LEGACY OUTBACK

LEGACY is derived from the English word "legacy", which means like "something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time, property that can receive from someone after die". Only in Australia, the sales name is "LIBERTY" because the word "LEGACY" is reminiscent of "war".
OUTBACK is derived from the vast, remote interior of Australia.

LEGACY Lancaster

LEGACY is derived from the English word "legacy", which means like "something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time, property that can receive from someone after die". Only in Australia, the sales name is "LIBERTY" because the word "LEGACY" is reminiscent of "war".
Lancaster is derived from the city name of northwestern Lancashire in the north of England. "LAN" means "active" and "CASTER" means "forts, fortress" in Celtic.

LEONE

LEONE is derived from the Italian word "leone", which means "lion". LEONE also expresses the hero and brave man.

LEVORG

LEVORG is a coined name made from "LEgacy", "reVOlution", and "touRinG". LEVORG also comes with a wish of "to open a new era of touring cars by pioneering the next generation while inheriting the great legacy of SUBARU".

LIBERTY

LIBERTY is derived from the English word "liberty". Only in Australia, LIBERTY is used as the sales name of LEGACY because the word "LEGACY" is reminiscent of "war".

LUCRA

LUCRA is derived from the initials of the English words "Large", "Utility", "Comfort", "Relax", and "Active". LUCRA expresses "friendly, spacious and comfortable space, ease of use and sophisticated impression".

OUTBACK

OUTBACK is derived from the vast, remote interior of Australia.

PLEO

PLEO is derived from the Latin word "pleo", which means like "enrich, complete, fulfill".

PLEO Nesta

PLEO is derived from the Latin word "pleo", which means like "enrich, complete, fulfill".
Nesta is a coined name made from "NEW STAR".

PLEO NiCOT

PLEO is derived from the Latin word "pleo", which means like "enrich, complete, fulfill".
NiCOT is derived from the "smiling". Japanese people generally express a smile as "niconico".

R1

"R" of R1 is the general term of SUBARU light car lineup. "R" was chosen because it has a rich impression and has a good feeling. The simple, good sounding and symbolic name of R1 expresses the new values that differs from conventional light cars. "1" and "2" express the difference in concept and body size of R1 and R2.

R2

"R" of R2 is the general term of SUBARU light car lineup. "R" was chosen because "R" has a rich impression and has a good feeling. The simple, good sounding and symbolic name of R2 expresses the new values that differs from conventional light cars. "2" is derived from 360cc light car "R-2" produced in 1969-1973. By using the name of R-2 again, R2 expresses SUBARU's passion for the automobile manufacturing.

REX

REX is derived from the latin word "rex", which means "king".

SAMBAR

SAMBAR is derived from the English word "sambar", which is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent.

SAMBAR Dias

SAMBAR is derived from the English word "sambar", which is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent.
Dias is derived from the Spanish word "días", which means like "days, every day".

SAMBAR try

SAMBAR is derived from the English word "sambar", which is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent.
try is derived from the rugby terminology, a way of scoring points in rugby. try means "advancement", "activity", and "challenge!".

STELLA

STELLA is derived from the Italian word "stella", which means "star". STELLA comes with a wish of "this car become a shining existence for all drivers".

STELLA REVESTA

STELLA is derived from the Italian word "stella", which means "star". STELLA comes with a wish of "this car become a shining existence for all drivers".
REVESTA is a coined name of "RE" and "VESTA". VESTA is one of the asteroids between Mars and Jupiter. VESTA is much brighter than other asteroids. VESTA is derived from the ancient Roman goddess of fireplace "Vesta". REVESTA was also named after "the brightly shining base car has become more brighter by customization".

SUBARU 360

"360" of SUBARU 360 means EK31 engine displacement(356cc). The name SUBARU 360 was proposed by Tetsuzo Sasaki, an external industrial designer. Therefore, The name SUBARU 360 was not invented within Fuji Heavy Industries. He thought that this car's name should be derived from the passenger car "SUBARU 1500", Fuji Heavy Industries first prototyped. The compact and cute design of SUBARU 360 is commonly known as "a ladybug" by the Japanese people.

TRAVIQ

TRAVIQ is a coined name of the English words "travel" and "quick".

TREZIA

TREZIA is derived from the English word "treasure", which means like "accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels, etc.".

VIVIO

VIVIO is derived from the English word "vivid", which means like "having the highest saturation", and a Roman numeral "VI VI O = 660". 660 means EN07 engine displacement(658cc). VIVIO also expresses the freshness, cuteness, and strength that fit the concept of the personal mini sedan.

VIVIO BISTRO

VIVIO is derived from the English word "vivid", which means like "having the highest saturation", and a Roman numeral "VI VI O = 660". 660 means EN07 engine displacement(658cc). VIVIO also expresses the freshness, cuteness, and strength that fit the concept of the personal mini sedan.
BISTRO is derived from the French word "bistro", which means "small stylish restaurant". BISTRO also expresses a retro classical design based on VIVIO.

WRX

WRX is a combination of "WR" of WRC and "RX" used as LEONE's sports grade name.

WRX S4

WRX is a combination of "WR" of WRC and "RX" used as LEONE's sports grade name.
S4 is derived from the initials of "Sports performance", "Safety performance", "Smart driving", "Sophisticated feel".

WRX STI

WRX is a combination of "WR" of WRC and "RX" used as LEONE's sports grade name.
STI stands for "SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL INC.". Previously, the product was labeled "STi", included lowercase "i". From April 25, 2005, the product has been labeled "STI", which is the same as the abbreviation of company name.

XV

XV stands for the English words "Crossover(=X-over) Vehicle".

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 Home  >  SUBARU cars Model names Meaning

Language English - Japanese  


TOYOTA

LEXUS

HONDA

NISSAN

MAZDA

SUZUKI

SUBARU

toyota
lexus
honda
nissan
mazda
suzuki
subaru

DAIHATSU

MITSUBISHI

MITSUOKA

ISUZU

HINO

MITSUBISHI FUSO

UD TRUCKS

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