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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 Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:40pm

Behind-the-scenes-on-the-wrc-80kmh-rodeo

It’s the middle of Betws-y-Coed late on a Wednesday morning of Rally GB week and Sebastien Ogier is waiting patiently in traffic. Curiously, the six-time World Rally champion is moving through this most beautiful of Welsh towns totally unmolested. Nobody’s given him or his motor a second glance. Let’s face it, in this rally friendly part of the world, there’s nothing enormously unusual about a bloke wearing a Citroen T-shirt driving a dirty-white Subaru WRX… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:57pm

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 Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 12:00am

First Drive: 2019 Forester Is Every Bit As Good As Subaru Said It Would Be

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 last week is better than… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:50pm

STPR 2018 Gallery

STPR this year featured glorious weather, great competition and a bit of carnage. Pictures by Peter Lapinski. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:34pm

Subaru EyeSight Proven to Cut Insurance Claims 33-41%

Subaru’s EyeSight system is preventing vehicles from striking pedestrians, a new Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) analysis shows. Subaru’s EyeSight performs several functions, including forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and lead vehicle start alert. It also includes pedestrian detection, enabling the system to brake automatically for pedestrians in addition to other vehicles. The system relies on two cameras mounted to the interior roof behind the windshield, a set-up… 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 Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:29pm

SUBARU INTRODUCES COMPLETELY REDESIGNED 2018 CROSSTREK WITH ALL-NEW STYLING, PERFORMANCE, SAFETY, CAPABILITY AND COMFORT

SUBARU INTRODUCES COMPLETELY REDESIGNED 2018 CROSSTREK WITH ALL-NEW STYLING, PERFORMANCE, SAFETY, CAPABILITY AND COMFORT • All-new design language for exterior and interior • Second model to use Subaru Global Platform • 2.0-liter Boxer Engine with Direct Injection • Active Torque Vectoring for improved handling • Available X-Mode for off-road use • New Driver Assist Technology • New Multimedia system adds Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Cherry Hill, N.J., Apr 3, 2017 – Subaru of America,… 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 →