Subaru of America, Inc. has enhanced the B9 Tribeca SUV for 2007 with new safety technology, additional comfort features and audio upgrades after its successful first year on the market. The first-ever Subaru SUV with available seating for seven passengers, the B9 Tribeca features a 245-hp 6-cylinder Boxer engine and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as its core technology.
Externally, the 2007 B9 Tribeca is distinguished by a new low-gloss black grille. A new B9 Tribeca Special Edition package combines an exclusive chrome mesh grille design, chrome-finish wheels and a standard XM Satellite Radio package for an MSRP of $1,295. Retuned suspension on all 2007 B9 Tribeca models provides an even smoother ride and enhanced NVH reduction without sacrificing driving character.
The B9 Tribeca is one of three Subaru models to be named “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), joining Impreza® and Legacy®. Subaru has further bolstered B9 Tribeca safety technology for 2007, equipping all models with a new Rollover Sensor System that deploys the standard side curtain airbags if it detects a potential vehicle rollover. Emergency Brake Assist joins the extensive roster of dynamic safety technology, which already includes ABS brakes, Vehicle Dynamics Control and four-wheel traction control. Emergency Brake Assist analyzes force and stroke on the brake pedal and increases hydraulic boost to provide enhanced emergency braking.
For 2007, all B9 Tribeca Limited models ordered with the optional GPS touch-screen navigation system will now include a Rear Vision Camera, as well. When the driver moves the transmission shift handle into Reverse, the center color LCD display will show what the camera lens can detect within its field of vision behind the vehicle. The screen view features distance/width guidelines to assist the driver in the backing up the vehicle.
Customers can also order the new Reverse Assist Sensors as an optional accessory for any B9 Tribeca model. Ultrasonic sensors mounted in the rear bumper detect objects behind the vehicle and emit an audible tone as the vehicle gets closer to the object behind it. A new remote starter feature allows the owner to start the vehicle remotely from up to 80 feet away, and a new shade-type retractable cargo area cover is available.
All B9 Tribeca models for 2007 come pre-wired for XM Satellite radio, and all gain a new console-mounted auxiliary audio jack to connect portable audio players, such as iPods, to play through the vehicle’s audio system. The B9 Tribeca Limited models add the convenience of a new two-position memory feature for the standard power-adjustable driver’s front seat.
The B9 Tribeca earned the highest rating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests. The B9 Tribeca earned 5-stars in the frontal and side-impact crash tests for the driver and passenger seating positions, as well as a 4-star rating in the NHTSA rollover resistance test. (No SUV to date has earned 5-stars in the rollover test.)
The 6-cylinder Boxer engine is teamed with a 5-speed automatic transmission and the brand’s most advanced version of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. That system, also featured in the Outback® 3.0 R L.L.Bean Edition models, combines Variable Torque Distribution (VTD) All-Wheel Drive with the Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) stability system and four-wheel traction control system (TCS).
The 5-speed automatic transmission’s SPORTSHIFT feature allows intuitive and responsive manual shift control when desired. In automatic mode, using a lateral-g sensor and cornering logic, the transmission can select and hold the appropriate gear to enhance cornering performance. The transmission will actively downshift to maintain optimal traction and control on inclines, as well.
The VTD version of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive utilizes a planetary gear-type center differential and an electronically controlled hydraulic transfer clutch to control power distribution between the front and rear wheels. Under most conditions, VTD splits the power 45:55, with the rearward bias contributing to sporty, agile handling.
The VTD system continually optimizes power distribution in response to driving conditions. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) is a highly sophisticated stability system that actively controls the center differential’s power distribution as part of its function. VDC ensures optimal torque distribution to the appropriate wheel based on input from steering wheel angle, yaw and lateral g-force sensors.
The B9 Tribeca is available in a variety of 5- and 7-passenger configurations. The 7-passenger model is equipped with a standard 50/50 split fold-down third-row seat that features integral headrests and a carpeted back surface. For added passenger comfort, the 7-passenger model also features three-mode heated front seats and an auxiliary rear cabin air conditioner with air registers in the headliner.
The seating configuration demonstrates outstanding flexibility for passengers and cargo. The second row rear seats feature a 60/40 split bench and a 40/20/40 split rear seat back with fold-flat capability. The second row seats offer 7.8 inches of fore/aft travel to optimize second- and third-row passenger comfort. Second row seats also recline independently in a 60/40 split. The third-row seats accommodate two passengers and fold flat in a 50/50 split for cargo space flexibility. With rear and third-row seats folded, maximum cargo space measures 74.4 cu. ft. Cargo room measures 37.6 cu. ft. behind the rear seat and 8.3 cu. ft. behind the third seat in 7-passenger models.
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Over the past few years I’ve taken a very special interest in helping people reduce the amount of inflammation in their bodies. Please take a moment to read Thomas DeLauer’s incredible story and how he was able to completely rid his body of dangerous inflammation.
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Inflammation is holding us back in so many ways, and no one is really explaining it to us. All we know is that it’s “bad,” but no one wants to tell us about how it’s keeping us from losing weight and how it’s making us feel like garbage. Mainly because the food lobbyists don’t want us to dip into their profits when we find out that inflammation is caused by most of the so-called healthy foods that we are eating now!
IMPORTANT: My results are not typical. As with any weight loss program, your results may vary greatly.
When I was 275lbs and struggling with my weight, the last thing that I thought about was inflammation causing my problems… I had always resorted to the basics… simple calories in vs. calories out to lose weight, BUT that was NOT the case here. There was something bigger at play because I was literally doing everything that I was ‘supposed’ to do.
Meanwhile, my wife was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease that effected her thyroid (hashimoto’s) and later, Lyme disease. It was the serendipitous timing of this that made me realize that inflammation might be playing a larger role then I had thought. I’m sure many of you have heard of these diseases, and the scary thing is that they can be affecting you and you might not even know it!
To make a very long story short, I began learning about inflammation, using my resources within the healthcare industry to dive into some heavy research on how inflammation works and how it could be holding my wife and I (and others) from living the lives that we wanted to live. Like so many others, it’s easy to not even realize you’re being held back.
I found that inflammation can cause all kinds of issues in the digestive tract making it so that you’re not absorbing nutrients. This was a HUGE step, because I WAS eating healthy, but I couldn’t lose weight at all! So when I realized that there were specific “health foods” that I was eating that were causing this to happen, it all made sense….
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If you’re not absorbing nutrients, then you body goes into starvation mode and that means that you will store fat! It’s a simple survival mechanism! This was the code that needed to be cracked! I needed to find a way to reduce the activity of the COX-1 enzyme and the production of prostaglandins (a fancy way of saying ‘how inflammation is caused”)
But the difficulty was finding a way to rid my body of the inflammation so that I could begin absorbing nutrients again. And back then, this was a long drawn out process, simply because the science wasn’t really there at the time. Most of us don’t really have the time or the energy to devote to experimenting with different foods to find what works for them.
Well, I did reduce my inflammation, and I was able to get back on track and ultimately become on author on this very topic, but it took a lot of time.
So over the past six months, using my experiences and my research I have developed a way to reduce inflammation within the body and to help the body absorb nutrients again, all with a WHOLE FOODS approach. As someone that has been in the healthcare industry before, I wanted to make sure this was a down-to-earth way to reduce inflammation.
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Just seeing some of the pain being lifted from people and seeing them realize what had been causing them so much grief before…
IMPORTANT: Results are not typical. As with any weight loss program, your results may vary greatly.
IMPORTANT: Results are not typical. As with any weight loss program, your results may vary greatly.
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