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Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:57pm

Travis Pastrana Gets Wild Subaru WRX STI For Next Gymkhana Video

Travis Pastrana is stepping into Ken Block’s driver seat for the next installment of the Gymkhana series, and he’s got a uniquely modified Subaru WRX STI to do the job. Subaru worked with Vermont SportsCar to build the car specifically to do exciting things on video, rather than needing to comply with any racing series’ rules. Subaru isn’t offering too many technical details about the Gymkhana WRX STI. The company confirms that it uses a… Read More →

Posted Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 10:04pm

2022 Subaru WRX Spied on the Street as Production Draws Near

The current Subaru WRX was introduced back in 2014 and is feeling a bit long in the tooth based on its rough NVH, stiff ride, and dated interior. These spy shots we just snapped reveal that Subaru’s not sleeping on the job, though. This is our first glimpse of the 2022 Subaru WRX that’s due to arrive next year.   Read More →

Posted Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 9:59pm

Subaru may be developing a baby hot hatch with Toyota DNA

Subaru may be developing a baby hot hatch with Toyota DNA

Subaru’s desire to return to the world rally stage has led to the development of a small hot hatch, leaning on its relationship with Toyota. Subaru is rumoured to be entering the 2022 World Rally Championship – marking a return to the top echelon if the sport after an absence of more than a decade – and it could be with a new hot hatch based on a Toyota. The company’s desire to return to world rally… Read More →

Posted Monday, August 31, 2020 at 11:06pm

Ojibwe Forests Rally

I was fortunate to be able to do 2 really cool things this weekend.. I got to drive the rally car (117 events in the right seat but 1st in the left) and I also got to race with my son Spencer codriving. My sincere gratitude to Whiskers and the crew, and all the people that made this weekend possible. It was a very special one. Here are some pics from the event. [envira-gallery id=”7720″] Read More →

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 1:20am

Ken Block Passes The Gymkhana Torch To Travis Pastrana

The tenth Gymkhana film was released a bit over a year ago to great fanfare. Ken Block has been releasing these automotive shenanigans videos since 2008’s iconic Gymkhana Practice was uploaded to YouTube. That original video has over 16 million views and it knocked me square on my ass when I first saw it. After having done pretty much everything in a car in pretty much every locale you could want to all over the world, Ken… Read More →

Posted Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 1:08am

A 260,000-Mile Subaru Fueled by Hope: The Fear of Failure

Turning the key has become an act of faith. As the engine grumbles to life on this fine southwest Colorado morning, the yellow check-engine light comes on, as it has every day for the past four years, and the same questions swirl in my mind. Is this the day that tiny head-gasket leak turns into a gusher? Is this the day the catalytic converter chokes closed for good? Is this the day that one speck… Read More →

Posted Monday, May 18, 2020 at 10:36pm

Subaru braces for coronavirus impact after full-year profit rises

Subaru Corp on Monday posted a 15.7% rise in annual operating profit in the year that ended in March as it recovered from a raft of product recalls last year, but warned that sales of its cars would take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak. Profit rose to 210.3 billion yen ($1.96 billion) for the year just ended, from 181.7 billion yen a year earlier under international financial reporting standards. It exceeded a consensus estimate… Read More →

Posted Monday, May 11, 2020 at 10:51pm

Subaru’s new, more powerful Crosstrek is nearly as efficient as the existing model

The 2.5-liter makes the Crosstrek zippier around town Subaru quietly confirmed the Crosstrek will receive a bigger, more powerful 2.5-liter flat-four engine for the 2021 model year. It hasn’t released technical details yet, and it kept its silence when Autoblog reached out for more information, but fuel economy figures reveal buyers who order the new four won’t spend more time at the pump. Read More… Read More →

Posted Monday, March 30, 2020 at 12:17am

15 Things You Forgot About The Subaru Impreza

15 Things You Forgot About The Subaru Impreza

The Impreza is, in large part, responsible for the boom in younger people in the early 2000s getting into JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) cars. It was the first highly desired JDM car to be sold here and it caused other manufacturers like Mitsubishi to follow suit and start offering similarly equipped vehicles. Since those early days, the Impreza has spawned almost nothing but excellent editions that allow you to enjoy speed and handling at a… Read More →

Posted Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 10:54pm

What made the Subaru Impreza WRX 22B so iconic

The Subaru Impreza peaked early. The nameplate enjoys a 28-year heritage, but reached its zenith a mere six years into its life cycle with the iconic WRX STi 22B. Subaru has built quicker models since but none has ever been so perfectly redolent of a moment as this slice of box-arch exotica. A celebration of the company’s third rally world championship in a row, the 22B was, by any conventional product planning logic, a bit… Read More →