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Posted Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:40pm

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It’s the middle of Betws-y-Coed late on a Wednesday morning of Rally GB week and Sebastien Ogier is waiting patiently in traffic. Curiously, the six-time World Rally champion is moving through this most beautiful of Welsh towns totally unmolested. Nobody’s given him or his motor a second glance. Let’s face it, in this rally friendly part of the world, there’s nothing enormously unusual about a bloke wearing a Citroen T-shirt driving a dirty-white Subaru WRX… Read More →

Posted Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:57pm

Say Goodbye to the Subaru EJ Flat-Four Engine With This Relaxing Build Video

Subaru is phasing out production of its long-standing EJ-series flat-four engine after three decades, to be replaced by a new generation of boxer design that’s already used in most of the company’s current lineup. The EJ has powered some of Subaru’s most iconic cars, so let’s give it a proper goodbye by enjoying this relaxing video of engines being built at the factory. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:59pm

SUBARU OF AMERICA RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF 2020 MT. WASHINGTON HILLCLIMB

Officials with the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire, sanctioning body of the 2020 Mt. Washington Hillclimb planned for July 10-12, 2020 at the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Pinkham Notch, Gorham, NH, announced today that Subaru of America will return as Title Sponsor of this historic motorsports event which was first run 125 years ago in July of 1904 and last run in July of 2017. Read More →

Posted Monday, October 28, 2019 at 11:00pm

This Subaru Outback Bachelor-Party Limo Is Perfectly Absurd

Get a group of car enthusiasts together, and goofy ideas flow. Ideas like, say, chopping up a Subaru Outback and a Legacy wagon you have lying around and making a limousine out of the two. You know, the sort of thing that everyone does. We first came across photos of the Subaru limo on Facebook over the weekend, and reached out to the guys that created it. Brandon England, co-owner of The Sube Shop in… Read More →

Posted Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11:07pm

Calling pace notes with rally superstar Molly Taylor: Subaru rally experience

I’ve been lucky enough to get involved a few forms of motorsport, but one box that needed ticking was a gravel experience. Just as well, Subaru Motorsport Australia has just completed their promotional rally ride car which is based off the WRX STI NR4. Sure, it wasn’t the full backfiring anti-lag monster that’s raced in the Australian Rally Championship, but as a way to introduce punters to the sport the NR4 car is a happy… Read More →

Posted Friday, October 25, 2019 at 11:11pm

An Off-Road Review of the Subaru Forester Touring

I’m strapped into the rear seat of a 2019 Subaru Forester Touring, an all-wheel-drive SUV, anxiously awaiting the start of the 2019 Oregon Trail Rally recce day. Recce, otherwise known as reconnaissance, is a pre-rally driving activity that allows teams to run each stage’s course to scout the roads and write their own pace notes, an integral part of rallying; it’s created to help drivers understand changes in the road and surrounding areas, so when… Read More →

Posted Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 11:10pm

Subaru WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition Bids Adieu to EJ Engine Family

At the 2019 Tokyo auto show, Subaru unveiled the WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition as a farewell to the EJ engine family, which will be discontinued at the end of the year. The car is based on the Japanese-spec WRX STI Type S painted in World Rally Blue Pearl and sporting gold 19-inch BBS alloy wheels, paying tribute to Subaru’s rally heritage. Other distinguishing cues include red exterior accents on the front grille and rear… Read More →

Posted Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 11:15pm

Over 85 Percent Of All Wagons Sold Here Are Subaru Outbacks

The Subaru Outback sells well for its segment. In fact, according to J.D. Power data referenced in a CNBC video on the U.S. wagon market, the Outback makes up basically the entire U.S. wagon market. To be clear, that market is still incredibly small. The data shows that wagons represent 1.4 percent of all U.S. sales, with the Outback accounting for 1.2 percent of all U.S. sales on its own. Put another way, 85 percent… Read More →