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Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 10:46pm

2022 Subaru WRX Teased, Will Debut Soon

Subaru is getting ready to unveil the new WRX rally-inspired sport compact sedan, and it has shared the first official teaser image showing the car’s outline. The 2022 WRX will debut via livestream later this year, and a hotter STI model should follow shortly after. You can stay up to date on the reveal here. Read More →

Posted Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 10:16pm

Car and Driver: Here Are the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness’s Coolest Upgrades

A Subaru Outback is just as natural parked by a million-dollar beach home in Connecticut as it is traversing a campsite in Mount Hood. Most owners, no matter where they live or how much they make, prefer the Outback’s practicality, comfort, and affordable cost over a rock-biting, trailblazing hell of a time. The Outback Wilderness is the opposite. This is Subaru’s version of a Raptor—lifted and factory-kitted to tackle more abuse on tough terrain. We… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:08am

SUBARU NAMES NEW ALL-ELECTRIC SUV “SOLTERRA”

CAMDEN, N.J. – May 11, 2021 – Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) today announced that it will name its new full-electric SUV Solterra. Designed as a joint venture between Subaru and Toyota, the Solterra features a new, dedicated all-electric platform named the e-SUBARU Global Platform. The joint venture combines Subaru’s expertise in all-wheel drive technology with Toyota’s vehicle electrification technology. The name Solterra was created using the Latin words for “Sun” and “Earth” to represent… Read More →

Posted Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:49pm

Blast From the Past..

2004 Rim of the World Roll Lars The culmination of our event in 2004, we clipped the inside of a corner leading to this half roll. At least I had the privilege of climbing out from the top side of the car. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:06pm

The History-and future-of hitting the road

Scott writes: Do you ever think about roads? Most of us climb into our cars every day and drive without really thinking about it. We go from point A to point B and really don’t consider what’s underneath us unless we hit a pothole or it’s snowing, or the surface underneath us for whatever reason is just nasty. I ran across this article today while reading and found it to be extremely interesting. It covers… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 10:22pm

It’s No Joke: Subaru is Developing a Flying Motorcycle

As Motorcycle.com recently spotted, Japanese automaker Subaru has filed patent applications for a flying motorcycle. The patents describe a land-and-air vehicle that is essentially a motorcycle enclosed within an aircraft fuselage with vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities. Both patents describe a similar vehicle, one that can travel on the ground like a motorcycle and, when required, can lift off the ground and fly like an aircraft. The whole thing still sounds like complete science… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 10:40pm

Here’s How Travis Pastrana Amassed His Tremendous Net Worth

The name Travis Pastrana is synonymous with action sports. In 1998, the then 14-year served the world with notice of his presence by scooping up the world freestyle championship trophy. Over the next 2 decades, Pastrana would go on to stun the masses by taking home medal after medal at the X-games. In tandem with his phenomenal motocross career, Pastrana found his way into the Us National Rally, where he proceeded to wreak havoc across… Read More →

Posted Monday, March 8, 2021 at 10:33pm

How Subaru survived and thrived after 2011 quake

Nearly 10 years ago, Tom Doll and two Subaru of America executives boarded a plane in Newark, N.J., and flew to Tokyo for Fuji Heavy Industries’ annual board of directors meeting. It would have been a routine business trip if not for the date: Sunday, March 13, 2011. Two days prior, Japan had been rocked by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami. Despite the obvious destruction that the natural disaster caused, it still wasn’t entirely… Read More →

Posted Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9:49pm

Subaru to cut output at plants in Japan, U.S. due to global chip shortage

Japanese automaker Subaru Corp said on Thursday it would cut output this month by “several thousand” vehicles at plants in Japan and the United States, citing a global shortage of semiconductors. A spokesman said Subaru will adjust production at factories in Gunma, Japan and Indiana, reducing output by several thousand vehicles at each, without specifying exactly how many fewer cars will be made. Read More →