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Posted Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 10:12pm

2019 Subaru Forester Review

When it arrives this fall, the new Subaru Forester will be the best compact crossover on the market you can get. The familiar styling and other low-key specs hide the Foresters true form as one of the best products that Subaru or any of its competitors has put out in quite some time. It’s a culmination of a number of factors: a brand new 2.5-liter engine finds its home, a new transmission, new driving modes,… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:54pm

On National Drive-Thru Day, the Subaru Ascent Is Cupholder King

The all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent is a solid return for the brand to the three-row SUV class. In addition to familiar styling that still adheres to the automaker’s design language found in its popular smaller SUVs/wagons, the Ascent upholds Subaru’s time-honored tradition of safety, practicality and affordability. Its interior quality stands out, its noise-canceling abilities are at luxury-class levels, and its standard all-wheel drive and EyeSight safety suite make it a competitive entrant to an… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:47pm

I was totally wrong about the Subaru WRX STI Type RA

Fifteen hours of travel and a vaguely nauseating drive to 6,600 feet in elevation came down to three seconds of action: Rally master Mark Higgins burst through dense Romanian fog in Subaru’s purpose-built STI time-attack racer, howled past our vantage point and … vanished again into another fog bank. Thanks to murky weather, it was an anticlimactic glimpse of an otherwise remarkable attempt: Subaru managed to grease enough government palms to shut down 84 kilometers… Read More →

Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:06pm

Gallery: The best bits of the rally stage

Whether you choose to get carted up there behind a bumbling tractor, or bravely speed-marched up the tinderbox-hot hillside by foot, the Goodwood Festival of Speed Forest Rally Stage provided a welcome and, in parts, shady reward. Read More →

Posted Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11:14pm

Subaru EyeSight Father Returns in Stereo Vision

ITD Lab, a 20-person startup based here, is pitching “Intelligent Stereo Camera (ISC)” technology for applications ranging from ADAS, autonomous vehicles, and drones to construction machines and industrial robots. ITD Lab’s secret weapon is CTO Keiji Saneyoshi, a father of Subaru’s EyeSight. Saneyoshi was the principal engineer behind Subaru’s original stereo vision system, “Stereo Range Imager.” Saneyoshi’s team at Subaru then developed the first driver-assist system to use only stereo cameras to detect objects such… Read More →

Posted Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:16pm

2019 Subaru Ascent First Drive

t’s been almost five years since Subaru had a midsize SUV in its lineup, creating a void for the brand’s loyal customers seeking a three-row family-friendly crossover. That’s all changed with the introduction of the new 2019 Subaru Ascent, which goes on sale this summer. The Ascent is powered by a 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. A continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) sends power to all four… Read More →

Posted Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12:01am

Subaru Forester Is First Mainstream Model To Offer Facial Recognition Technology

The all-new Subaru Forester knows who you are. As the first mainstream model to employ facial recognition technology, the Forester cannot only detect driver fatigue but can distinguish between drivers and automatically adjust the seat and mirrors. And this device won’t break the bank. Other models like the Lexus LC that offer this device start at over $70,000 whereas the Forester has priced it at under $40,000. Recently revealed at the New York International Auto… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11:47pm

SUBARU ASCENT SUV CONCEPT MAKES WORLD DEBUT AT THE 2017 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

SUBARU ASCENT SUV CONCEPT MAKES WORLD DEBUT AT THE 2017 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW • Subaru confirms future 3-row SUV will be named Subaru Ascent • The Ascent will be powered by an all-new turbocharged DI Boxer Engine • Ascent SUV Concept showcases 7 passenger interior NEW YORK, Apr 12, 2017 – Subaru of America, Inc., which this month posted its 64th consecutive month of record-breaking sales, today made the world debut of the… Read More →

Posted Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:42pm

Why You Should Buy the All-New 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Scott’s Comments: Though I like this headline the best, “The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Will Lay Waste To Volkswagen; The Germans Are Drowning In Tears; Subaru Dealers Are Already Gold-Plating Their Toilets” , here are a couple of pretty good previews to the 2018 Crosstrek that was introduced in Geneva. Outside Magazine’s And a nifty little guide to the difference between 4WD and AWD: 4WD vs. AWD: What’s the Difference? Consumer Reports’ Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:07pm

Self-Driving Cars: Driving Into the Future

Scott’s Comments: How far away are self driving cars? Good question. This article by Consumer Reports gives a pretty comprehensive overview of where we are at and the challenges that still exist. For example.. “Researchers scan for weird incidents among the millions of test-car miles. This has yielded oddities, such as the Google car that stopped cold while a woman in an electric wheelchair did circles in the road ahead. She was chasing a duck… Read More →

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