New EyeSight also incorporates a ‘Pre-Collision Braking Control’ feature, which sounds an alarm to warn the driver of a potential collision with a vehicle in front.
If the speed difference between the driver’s vehicle and that in front is below 30 km/h, and if there is no action taken by the driver, the system will also automatically slow or stop the car in order to avoid a collision or minimise damage.
The ‘All-Speed Range Adaptive Cruise Control System’ enables the vehicle to cruise safely on a motorway,
“Subaru is committed to developing vehicles that provide ultimate safety and peace of mind, under the development concept of further pursuing Subaru’s exciting, reliable, and environmentally responsible driving,” a company statement reads. “The new Eyesight advanced driver assistance system actively manages various safety functions and further enhances Subaru drivers’ all-round safety driving experience.”
New Eyesight advanced driver assistance system will be available first on Japanese production cars, starting with the Legacy from mid May.
Hopefully, it will be much more effective than the recently failed crash-avoidance system on the Volvo S60...