Subaru of America has announced the name for its new, all-electric SUV: Solterra.
The car is designed as a joint venture between Subaru and Toyota. Sitting atop the e-Subaru Global Platform, it is said to combine the best of Subaru’s all-wheel drive know-how with Toyota’s expertise in electrified technology.
The name Solterra was created using the Latin words for “Sun” and “Earth”. The new name represents Subaru’s commitment to deliver traditional SUV capabilities in an environmentally responsible package.
The Solterra is expected to go on sale in the US in 2022.