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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 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:02pm

SUBARU Selects ON Semiconductor Image Sensing Technology for its New-Generation EyeSight® Driver Assist Platform

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has announced that SUBARU CORPORATION has selected its image sensing technology to enable camera-based ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) in the car manufacturer’s new-generation EyeSight Driver Assist platform. The Levorg, a 2020 All-Wheel Drive Sports Tourer, is the first model to offer the new system. Read More →

Posted Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:12pm

Tin-Can 4X4 Battle: Can These Classic Japanese Off-Roaders Survive The Cliffhanger Off-Road Challenge?

It’s difficult to emphasize how difficult an off-road video shoot is with three old, Tin-Can 4X4 vehicles. These are old Japanese econobox off-roaders that range in age between 30 to well over 40 years old. They have old tech, old bones and were well used before we got out hands on them. Still, they held tough! Each one represents a slightly different way to look at off-road driving. The Subaru is, by far, the most… Read More →

Posted Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:08pm

2021 Subaru Crosstrek First Drive | A bigger engine equals a better car

If horsepower is good, then more horsepower must be better. And in the case of the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, more horsepower comes courtesy of an optional 2.5-liter engine that provides potential buyers with a long-desired alternative to the meager 2.0-liter four-cylinder that remains standard equipment. Of course, there’s more to the 2021 Crosstrek story than more displacement. There’s a nip here, a tuck there, and the addition of a new Sport trim level. It all… Read More →

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11:07pm

2021 Subaru Crosstrek SUV powers up to take on new rivals

The Subaru Crosstrek didn’t leave a lot of room for improvement, but the 2021 model gets more power and better ride and handling. A new animal-free upholstery that delivers comfort and breathability also arrives to help the Crosstrek ward off a host of new competitors like the Chevrolet Trailblazer and Kia Seltos. Competition among subcompact SUVs has grown fierce since the Crosstrek arrived as one of the class’ pioneers in 2012. Smaller than popular SUVs… Read More →

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10:45pm

Subaru Ranked No.1 Among Most-Seen Auto Ads

Subaru takes first place for the week of Sept. 7 with a heartwarming spot about a mom and dad who bought an Outback to give their son “a taste of adventure, to reconnect, to be together.” Read More →

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:38pm

Subaru Targets Hispanic Audience For Crosstrek

Subaru of America is debuting a spot in both English and Spanish to support the launch of the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek compact SUV. Creative shows a young woman and her grandmother taking an extended road trip together in the young woman’s Subaru Crosstrek. The two discover their similarities that defy age – including an affinity for a certain vehicle. Created by Subaru AOR Carmichael Lynch, “Girls’ Trip” is available in 60-second and 30-second English version and a 30-second Spanish version. Read More →

Posted Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10:30pm

The fastest Subaru road and rally cars

Few sights get us more excited than a blue and gold Subaru ripping through a Welsh forest, scattering mud and gravel as flames erupt from its exhaust. Many great Subaru road cars were also inspired by rallying success – including the Impreza 22B seen above. Starting in 1989, we’ll take a journey through the greatest sporting Subarus. Sit down and strap in for a wild ride. Read More →

Posted Friday, September 11, 2020 at 11:01pm

Buy a Camry or Buy This: 2021 Subaru Outback XT

Loyal readers will recall the Onyx Edition Outback XT was among our most recent Automobile All-Stars contenders, and though I was in the minority, I ranked it among my winning picks. It’s not just a good Camry alternative, it’s an exceptionally good car, period. And by opting for the Onyx Edition on the Outback XT, you can get a lot of go-anywhere fun and function for your $37,000 and change. Read More →

Posted Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:57pm

Subaru’s Secret New Project Probably Won’t Come To America

A few days ago we learned that the next-generation Subaru WRX and WRX STI aren’t likely to debut until early spring 2022. The successors to today’s Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 RWD twins are even expected before that. What’s taking Subaru so long? For starters, the WRX and STI are niche models with relatively limited appeal, meaning the priority always goes towards hot-selling vehicles, such as the Forester. But Subaru’s rally racing history is important… Read More →