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Posted Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 10:37pm

The cars and chase scenes of “No Time to Die”.

Though not a Subaru, I’ve included this article to give a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes..many of the drivers in film and TV these days are the folks that compete in rally. The DB5 stars in a very memorable scene in which machine guns pop out of the headlights and James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, mows down the bad guys by doing donuts, rotating in one spot. Craig’s stunt driver, famed… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11:08pm

Subaru Captures Top Spots In American Customer Satisfaction Index Survey Automobile Study

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the automaker was ranked highest in Overall Quality, Vehicle Safety and Dependability in the 2021 American Customer Satisfaction Index Survey (ACSI) Automobile Study. The study, which ranks automobile brand performance, found Subaru continues to be number one for vehicle safety among mass-market vehicles for a second consecutive year. Read More →

Posted Monday, October 4, 2021 at 11:03pm

Subaru Takes 1-2 Finish At Nitro Rallycross At ERX Motor Park

Subaru Motorsports USA took a one-two finish in the second round of the Nitro Rallycross season at ERX Motor Park, with Scott Speed earning a commanding win in his #41 WRX STI from pole position in the final; his first event victory in over two years after a back injury sustained in 2019 and the first-ever Nitro RX win for Subaru. Teammate and Nitro Rallycross mastermind Travis Pastrana fought his way to a second-place overall… Read More →

Posted Friday, October 1, 2021 at 8:25pm

ROUND 2 OF NITRO RALLYCROSS

After a fast weekend and challenging final fight in Salt Lake City, Subaru Motorsports USA returns for Round 2 of Nitro Rallycross this week in Minneapolis, Minnesota! The rolling terrain of ERX Motor Park will host the first-ever Nitro RX round held outside of Utah, with the Subaru trio of Travis Pastrana, Scott Speed and Andreas Bakkerud aiming to pick up the team’s first victory of the five-round season in their WRX STI rallycross cars.… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:37pm

Japan’s big automakers and parts makers are teaming up

Something big is going down in Japan. Five Japanese automakers – Subaru, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and Mazda, and five parts manufacturers – Aisin, JATCO, Denso, Panasonic, and Mitsubishi Electric – are teaming up. This isn’t a new alliance, though. Instead, the automakers and parts makers have formed the Japan Automotive Model-Based Engineering center or JAMBE. Their goal: to promote Model-Based Development (MDB) across the automotive industry. Read More →

Posted Monday, September 27, 2021 at 10:35pm

North American Champion Drew Joins Solberg for Rally Finland

Eight-time North American co-driver champion Craig Drew will be pairing up with Oliver Solberg for Rally Finland on 1-3 October as Aaron Johnston and Solberg agreed to go separate ways. Last week saw a huge change in the driver pairings in the FIA World Rally Championship as there were many announcements of co-driver changes happening, the experienced co-driver Drew, was co-driver for the most successful driver in USA, David Higgins between 2011 and 2019 in… Read More →

Posted Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 10:50pm

2023 Subaru WRX STI looks epic in new renders: 295kW performance monster coming soon

The 2023 Subaru WRX STI is coming, and to whet your appetite, we have some cracking new renders that imagine what the Japanese brand’s performance hero could, and should, look like. The Subaru WRX STI is expected to follow on the heels of the regular WRX, which will land in Australia in first half of next year. That model uses a turbocharged 2.4-litre engine that pumps out 202kW and 350Nm (up from 197kW and 350Nm),… Read More →

Posted Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 10:49pm

You’re wrong about the 2022 Subaru WRX, and here’s why | Opinion

Right now, Subaru executives in Japan must be facepalming over some of the reactions and comments that its vital all-new WRX has elicited since debuting last week. Revealed an agonisingly long five years after the rest of the G5 Impreza range that it shares so much with on one hand and yet so little too on the other, the response has ranged from tepid to hostile. These included “ugly”, “too much plastic”, “not enough power”,… Read More →

Posted Friday, September 24, 2021 at 10:40pm

SEASON PREVIEW: 2021 Nitro Rallycross

American rallycross is set to resume after a year-long hiatus with Nitro Rallycross’ first full season. The series will finally branch into a full-fledged championship for the 2021 season featuring five tracks and seven teams to compete for gold. New faces and old return as the series kicks off this Friday at the Utah Motorsport Campus in Salt Lake City. Some familiar faces return from past iterations of American rallycross such as Tanner Foust, Travis… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:27pm

The 2022 Subaru WRX Looks A Whole Lot Better In Person

By now, everyone’s seen press shots of the new 2022 Subaru WRX. Takes abound concerning the plastic fender cladding, the cheap-looking black rear bumper, and the CVT-only Recaro package. What most people haven’t done, however, is actually seen the thing in person. I did, at this year’s Wicked Big Meet, and let me tell you folks: it’s good. There’s some important context to lay down in terms of Subaru design. Namely, function usually begets form… Read More →