Subaru News

Posted Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:19pm

Subaru Ascent competing for title of Coolest Thing Made in Indiana

Subaru Ascent enthusiasts are encouraged to vote for the SUV as part of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s first Coolest Thing Made in Indiana competition. Voting for round one is now open at Exclusively manufactured in Lafayette, the Ascent is Subaru’s largest and most versatile vehicle ever. Since beginning production at SIA on May 7, 2018, more than 262,000 Ascent vehicles have been built. Read More →

Posted Monday, January 10, 2022 at 9:57pm

Lance Armstrong Urges Adventure in a 2003 L.L. Bean Subaru Outback

Before ex-bicycle racer Lance Armstrong worked for Nissan, he signed a $12 million deal to pitch Subarus. Soon after, Armstrong appeared in this magazine advertisement for the L.L. Bean Edition Legacy Outback wagon. The 2001 Outback (technically still a Legacy Outback at that point, though you wouldn’t find the Legacy name outside of the owner’s manual) was the first to get the upscale L.L. Bean treatment, and the L.L. Bean Edition remained available through the… Read More →

Posted Monday, January 10, 2022 at 9:55pm

Subaru (OTCMKTS:FUJHY) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Subaru (OTCMKTS:FUJHY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning, reports. They currently have $10.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Subaru Corp. manufactures and distributes automobile products. The Company’s Automobile segment manufactures and sells vehicles and related products. Aerospace segment manufactures aircrafts, parts of space-related devices. Subaru Corp., formerly known as Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., is based in… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 10:23pm

Prodrive Hunter T1+: Exclusive details of ‘Ferrari of the desert’

Prodrive is putting the finishing touches to the first road-going version of its latest Bahraini-backed Dakar Rally car, the BRX Hunter T1+, and intends to have it ready to drive through Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to coincide with the start of the 2022 event. Prodrive chairman David Richards has previously described the road-going Hunter T1 as “the Ferrari of the desert” and has created the vehicle to be the fastest cross-country production car in the world.… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 10:32pm

2022 Subaru WRX: The rally car remixed

Subaru’s retooled 2022 WRX sticks close to the company’s established rally-car formula, with advancements in performance and technology. We’ve collected some reviews. “Side-by-side, the new WRX definitely looks sharper than the outgoing car –- if by just a smidge. Aggressive C-shaped headlights and a hexagonal grille line the front end, with the cleaner backside sporting what Subaru calls ‘Magma’ taillights and a subtle lip spoiler. And there’s a ton of cladding … like, a lot. Read More →

Posted Monday, January 3, 2022 at 10:53pm

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Review – Getting Wild and Dirty

Many a Subaru fan has been waiting for a more rugged off-road version of the Outback. Hardcore enthusiasts have been fettling their cars for years but the average Subaru Outback buyer, one that ventures off-road more than most, would probably like something more off the shelf. Enter the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness meant for those that want to adventure further. It’s an odd name since the Outback in Australia is essentially a wilderness, it’s a… Read More →

Posted Monday, January 3, 2022 at 10:47pm

Subaru to enthusiasts: We haven’t forgotten you

Subaru to enthusiasts: We haven’t forgotten you

Though Subaru is looking toward an electric future, the 2022 WRX is a clear indication of the brand’s commitment to its enthusiast customer base. Touted as a more refined reiteration of the iconic rally car, the fifth-generation WRX is the first version of the sporty compact sedan built on Subaru’s Global Platform, which improves vehicle dynamics and reduces noise, vibration and harshness — significantly enhancing the overall rigidity of the WRX and its ride and… Read More →

Posted Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10:27pm

Subaru WRX STI Aims To Outperform AMG’s Best 4WD Turbo

The WRX might be powered by a new 2.4-liter boxer engine generating 271-hp but the next generation WRX STI, due out next autumn, will up the ante considerably. Targeting the Mercedes-AMG A45 S’s class-topping 416-hp, Subaru engineers will take that 2.4-liter turbo, add a larger turbine and intercooler, reinforce the engine’s internals with bespoke pistons and conrods, remap the ECU and fit a special exhaust system. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:24pm

Subaru EJ: The Four-Cylinder Boxer That Punched Above Its Weight and Became Legendary

Subaru EJ: The Four-Cylinder Boxer That Punched Above Its Weight and Became Legendary

Scott’s comments: A nice primer on the EJ Series motors. Developed from scratch during the second part of the 1980s as a replacement for the EA flat-fours, which had been produced since 1966, the EJ hit the streets in 1989 when the first-generation Legacy was introduced. At first, the engine codenamed EJ20 displaced 2.0 liters and was available in three distinct versions: a 123-hp single overhead cam, 148-hp dual overhead cam, and a turbocharged dual… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:19pm

Subaru Teases High-Performance STI EV Concept for Tokyo Auto Salon

With only a teasing picture and a brief sentence, Subaru shows its electrified future isn’t just EV SUVs like the Solterra. The Japanese brand isn’t backing down from making enthusiast-centric, high-performance vehicles like the 2022 Subaru WRX STI in the EV era, and this new concept for the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon—the STI E-RA—is proof of that. Read More →