Hi! My name is Scott Putnam and welcome to my way of life! I live, eat and breathe Subaru. I have been selling Subarus since 1988 and racing them since the turn of the century. I know Subaru and if you are looking for a vehicle or anything Subaru related I am happy to help.
Based on the new Subaru Global Platform, the all new 2019 Ascent is being built in the US. Featuring a 2.4 liter twin scroll turbo that runs on 87 octane, the vehicle sports a 5,000 lb towing capacity!
Ojibwe Forests Rally August 23-24th
CPD Racing will be back at our home event again at the Ojibwe Forests Rally in Detroit Lakes, MN.
Headwaters Rally June 1st, 2019
Lauchlin's back in the saddle again for the Headwaters Rally. After a 2 year hiatus, the rally will be returning the stage used for the Namadji Rally which we know well. Sandy and smooth with a few technical sections to keep us on our toes, the road is great fun!
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, a new platform and an important new driver safety feature that puts everyone else to shame.. Read More…
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 already competitive field in a way the ill-fated Tribeca never was.
Which: Sure, OK, great. But I’d like to draw your attention to one feature in particular that seems especially pertinent on National Drive-Thru Day: the awe-inspiring 19 cupholders this thing has.
We’re sure there are a lot of apprehensive Subaru fans reluctantly reading this new Forester drive report, disappointed to learn that the Japanese company has ousted the model’s 6-speed manual and turbo from the latest version while taking a conservative approach with its all-new restyling and adding a mild hybrid specification. But there is hope. The new 2019 model we drove at the Izu Cycle Sports Center south of Tokyo… Read More →
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… Read More →