Subaru News

Posted Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 9:12pm

Tokyo provides more details about JGDSF’s new UH-2 helicopter

The Japan Ministry of Defense’s (MoD’s) Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) has provided more details about the configuration of the new Subaru UH-2 twin-engined, multirole helicopter that is entering service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). In a video released on 1 July via ATLA’s official YouTube channel, the agency said that the new rotorcraft, which is based on the jointly developed Subaru Bell 412EPX commercial helicopter, features a Pratt & Whitney PT6T-9… Read More →

Posted Monday, July 19, 2021 at 9:09pm

Röhrl Through the Pages of These Rally Racing Books

This is a great choice for any Subaru fan. Rather than being a workshop manual like the title suggests, it’s more of a historical look into Subaru’s rallying days—and is still very fascinating. Names like Colin McRae and 22B jump off the pages, as you flip through Subaru’s glory days in the dirt. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 10:22pm

2022 Subaru WRX and STI: Everything We Think We Know

Subaru showed off the first public image of the upcoming WRX just a few weeks ago. The photo, as seen above, did little to give fans an idea of what they can expect from the rally-bred icon’s newest generation. Thankfully, this doesn’t mean that we don’t have any clues as to what is planned for the 2022 Subaru WRX or the STI that will follow. Here is everything we think we know so far about… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 10:20pm

Video: The ten fastest Timed Shootout runs

The Timed Shootout hung in the balance this year as the skies above Goodwood threatened cars and drivers that were traction-limited in anything other than perfect conditions. Needless to say, who would eventually come out on top was anyone’s guess as the runs unfolded. With Justin Law and the Jaguar XJR-12D out, the main fight came down to these five: Jake Hill in the 1,000PS (735kW) Group A Skyline, Harry King in the razor-sharp freshly… Read More →

Posted Monday, July 12, 2021 at 11:05pm

Video: FOS 2021 Saturday highlights

It was a slippery Saturday here at the 2021 Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard, as drivers took on a drizzle-glazed Hillclimb. The results were a mixed bag of cautious, spectacular and downright scary. Ride on board with Travis Pastrana in his mad 800PS (588kW) Subaru as he discovers a touch too late just how slippery it is up there. This has got to be one of our favourite Festival highlights reels ever. Read More →

Posted Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 10:59pm

Japan introduced its first AWD in September 1972

The milestone was achieved in the 49th year since the company introduced the Subaru Leone 4WD Estate Van, Japan’s first mass-produced AWD passenger car, in September 1972. AWD models currently account for 982 of Subaru’s global sales, and all of those AWD models feature the Subaru Symmetrical AWD system fitted with the horizontally-opposed “Boxer” engine. Read More →

Posted Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 10:54pm

Subaru notches up 20 million AWD sales

Japanese car-maker Subaru has today celebrated the production of 20 million vehicles with all-wheel-drive (AWD), which has become the brand’s unique selling proposition. Subaru launched its first mass-produced AWD vehicle 49 years ago in Japan, where the Subaru Leone 4WD Estate Van arrived in September 1972. Today all but two per cent of Subaru’s global sales are AWD and the most popular Subaru models in Australia today are small, medium and large SUVs. The rear-wheel drive Subaru… Read More →

Posted Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 10:51pm

Here’s Why The 2022 BRZ Is Subaru’s Best Sports Car

With a host of strong upgrades, the next-generation Subaru BRZ is a performance powerhouse. Though mainly known for its utilitarian all-wheel-drive wagons, over the years, Subaru has produced a number of sport-oriented offerings. Among them are the WRX, first-generation BRZ, and even the SVX of the ’90s. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 10:46pm

2022 Subaru WRX Teased, Will Debut Soon

Subaru is getting ready to unveil the new WRX rally-inspired sport compact sedan, and it has shared the first official teaser image showing the car’s outline. The 2022 WRX will debut via livestream later this year, and a hotter STI model should follow shortly after. You can stay up to date on the reveal here. Read More →