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Posted Monday, March 13, 2023 at 10:44pm

What Do the Letters WRX Stand for in the Subaru WRX?

What Do the Letters WRX Stand for in the Subaru WRX?

The Subaru WRX is one car that’s been synonymous with the world rally scene since it was launched in the early 1990s, claiming wins in some of the top globally acclaimed rally circuits, such as the 24-hour Nurburgring race, Australian Rally Championship (ARC), and manufacturer’s championship races. The car featured a powerful turbocharged engine and a Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, which propelled it to success on asphalt and off-road. People often talk about the Subaru… Read More →

Posted Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 10:35pm

Subaru: There’s Definitely More Value To Be Had

Subaru: There’s Definitely More Value To Be Had

Subaru (OTCPK:FUJHY) was one of the latest companies in my look at “Asian businesses” that I did back in late 2022 and early 2023. While this company was once a business with particular exposure to both military and aerospace, this is no longer the case. In the current context, the company is primarily an Asian automotive business, with a small licensing deal, offering the company the potential to manufacture helicopters and planes – though this… Read More →

Posted Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 9:47pm

The Subaru SVX Debuted 1 of the Coolest Forgotten Car Features

The Subaru SVX Debuted 1 of the Coolest Forgotten Car Features

The SVX was a quintessential grand tourer among Subaru’s quirky models like the XT and GL hatchbacks. Built around a powerful flat-six-cylinder engine, the SVX boasted styling by the legendary auto designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, who conceived iconic cars like the DMC DeLorean, Lotus Esprit, and VW Golf. The Subaru SVX had numerous cool features in addition to all-wheel drive. They included an aircraft-inspired instrument panel, a glass roof resembling a fighter jet’s canopy, and, most… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 9:38pm

Travis Pastrana’s 862 HP Subaru GL Wagon Is An Awesome Throwback

The Subaru GL Wagon built by Hoonigan for the one and only Travis Pastrana is a Gymkhana car unlike any other. Unveiled back in January, the car was created for Pastrana to continue his collaboration with the Hoonigan team. It came to life shortly after work on his 862 hp Subaru WRX STI was completed and brought to life by Subaru Motorsports USA and Vermont SportsCar. Read More →

Posted Friday, November 18, 2022 at 9:40pm

50 years ago, Subaru rolled out their first all-wheel drive car

Subaru is perhaps best known for having all-wheel drive in just about everything they make. The BRZ and a few kei-cars aside, almost every Subaru that rolls out of their assembly lines can put down power to all four wheels. But have you ever wondered how long Subaru has been fitting all-wheel drive to their vehicles? Read More →

Posted Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 9:06pm

Tested: 1982 Subaru BRAT GL

Tested: 1982 Subaru BRAT GL

From the July 1982 issue of Car and Driver. That beat of the different drummer that sets cadence for the wacky side of life—could it be that Subaru wrote the original score? A look at its corporate record is bound to convince you so. Over the past quarter-century, six Japanese firms have eagerly migrated to America to expand their export horizons, while one company—Subaru—had to be cajoled here (some say exhibiting the Japanese equivalent of… Read More →

Posted Monday, August 29, 2022 at 10:18pm

4 Things Consumer Reports Likes About the 2022 Subaru WRX

The 2022 Subaru WRX is a fun compact sports car, but Consumer Reports indicates it’s not perfect. It has issues with noise and the stiffness of its ride, and problems like this combine to take away from the experience of the AWD sports car. Despite these issues, there were four things that Consumer Reports loved about the 2022 Subaru WRX. Read More →

Posted Friday, August 26, 2022 at 10:13pm

Why A Subaru WRX Was Cut Out Of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Few compact cars have the same World Rally Championship pedigree as the Subaru WRX. The first- to fourth-generation models were Impreza-based rallying machines with turbo Boxer engines, all-wheel-drive, and stiff suspension. Subaru made the WRX a standalone brand in 2015, and the second-gen 2022 WRX is the latest iteration of the brand’s iconic World Rally eXperimental vehicle. Sure, the new WRX is not easy on the eyes, but its rugged countenance makes it great for executing… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 9:27pm

Strange Subaru WRX STI Convertible Is Back on Sale for Double the Price

If you love the Subaru WRX STI, but have always longed for a convertible version, your prayers have been answered. Just such a car has turned up at Patriot Nissan of Salem, New Hampshire. It’s not the first time we’ve seen this car up for sale, either. The vehicle in question is a 2011 Subaru WRX STI with an aftermarket convertible top fitted. It packs a 2.5L flat four under the hood, good for 305… Read More →