New Subaru Viziv Performance Concept Previews An Autonomous Sports Sedan

Subaru has a new concept lined up for the Tokyo Motor Show this year, and is giving us but a glimpse of what to expect.

Called the Viziv Performance Concept, it follows in a long line of show cars (and trucks) that have worn the same name: the original Viziv and Viziv Evolution in 2013, the Viziv 2 and Viziv GT in 2014, the Viziv Future in 2015, and the Viziv-7 last year.

The new Performance Concept is said to take the form of a sports sedan, but not one focused purely on the driver. Instead it will showcase Subaru’s vision for how a sporty autonomous vehicle could emerge as self-driving technologies advance in the near future, shifting the company’s EyeSight driver assistance systems into high gear.

We don’t have much else to go on at the moment, but we can look forward to its full unveiling at the Big Sight exposition center on October 25 – so watch this space.

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  • xDRAN0x

    Another concept that will bring our expectations high… just to DESTROY them savagely a couple months later with a boring production model.

  • john1168

    Autonomous sports sedan…. Isn’t that an oxymoron???

  • Puddingpopper

    Autonomous Sports Sedan sounds like a conundrum

  • RDS Alphard

    It’s a *preview* of next generation WRX & WRX STi

  • el brago

    lol came here to post the exact same thing. Production model will end up being an old Legacy with EV bits on it. Subaru simply doesn’t care about aesthetics and car design.

    • KSegg

      Way to copy/paste my post. No original thoughts of your own?

  • CarbonPhiber

    That’s exactly right. Guaranteed this car will end up looking like a Crosstrek mixed with a Nissan Versa. Puke.

  • John

    common… update that Legacy already

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Oh how I am going to love the way that Subaru will disappoint me this time!

    • Tumbi Mtika

      Subaru: As reliable in sex appeal as Fiat Chrysler with…everything, really.

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Autonomous.

    Sports Sedan.

    CHOOSE ONE.

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