Subaru News

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 →

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 10:32pm

What Fans Should Know About Subaru Tecnica International

Subaru Corporation, then known as Fuji Heavy Industries, traces its roots to the Aircraft Research Laboratory established in 1917 and, later on, called the Nakajima Aircraft Factory. The company might have gotten through a lot of name changes, but one thing always remained true: Subaru makes some of the coolest and most resilient Japanese cars on the market. FHI’s first car was the Subaru 1500 developed in 1954, which was followed by the 360 four… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 9:11pm

Subaru is the latest automaker to add what3words navigation

Infotainment systems have come a long way in the past couple of decades, driven in no small part by consumer demand for in-car navigation. But whether a system is powered by a Jones Live-Map or a constellation of Global Positioning System satellites, there’s one constant issue: Finding a precise location can be a real pain. The most straightforward fix would be to use latitude and longitude coordinates, but most of us don’t speak latitude and… Read More →

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 10:07pm


CAMDEN, N.J., March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As the automotive marketplace continues to move towards electrification, Subaru is focused on how our future sports and performance cars should evolve to meet the needs of the changing marketplace and the regulations and requirements for greenhouse gasses (GHG), zero emissions vehicles (ZEV), and Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ). As part of that effort, Subaru Corporation is exploring opportunities for the next generation Subaru WRX STI, including electrification.  In the… Read More →

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