Subaru has filed trademarks for a host of new names, one of which will likely end up adorning its new three-row crossover.
The Japanese brand has filed to protect four new names with the United States Patent and Trademark office: Ascent 7, Sojourn, Venterra and Cypress. One of theses names will definitely end up on the large SUV, while the other names might end up on other Subaru vehicles or concepts.
Subaru seems to have narrowed down its choices to four rather than the original seven choices the brand was considering. A survey, given to a reader of Jalopnik, had six possibilities listed on it: Centauri, Cypress, Ascent, Meridian, Sojurn, and Columbia.
The new large crossover from Subaru will replace the Tribeca in the brand’s lineup, though it will feature a third row of seating along with fresh styling influenced by the Viziv concept. The new seven seat crossover will be built in Indiana and will feature all-wheel drive along with the latest safety technology from Subaru, including driver assistance technology like lane keep assist and automatic forward collision braking.
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