The 3.6-liter engine offered in the 2015 Legacy will reportedly be replaced by a smaller six in the next year or two. This engine is also expected to be offered in the new Outback in addition to a seven-seat crossover Subaru also has in the pipeline.
Of more interest to performance fans are claims that the four-cylinder turbo engine fitted to the latest WRX and Forester 2.0XT will eventually be offered in a new iteration of the Legacy Sport. Unfortunately, a manual transmission is unlikely to be offered this time around.
Though not mentioned in the source article, a hybrid powertrain, possibly the one found in the XV Crosstrek Hybrid, is also expected for the latest generation of the Legacy at some point.
Stay tuned for an update.
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