Subaru News

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, March 5, 2021 at 10:28pm

Sub­aru tries out equip­ment for ice rac­ing on Lake Willoughby

Travis Pastrana, who divides his time between motorsports competition and stunt driving, takes a run on Lake Willoughby Thursday. Mr. Pastrana who drives for the Subaru rally team was in Westmore with a large crew from Vermont Sportscar, a Milton company that does technical work for Subaru’s racing program to try out equipment for ice racing. The company made a quiet visit to the lake earlier this winter, but their runs on Thursday drew a… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 10:25pm

2021 Subaru Crosstrek or Honda HR-V: Which Crossover Is Better for You?

These days there’s a subcompact crossover for every type of driver. Just look at the Subaru Crosstrek and Honda HR-V. One is a lifted hatchback with off-road aspirations, and the other is a micro-SUV built to take on city streets. Having kept both in our long-term test fleet, we know the Subaru Outback and Honda HR-V well. With each indicating the diversity of the subcompact crossover segment, which is the better choice for you? Check… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 10:22pm

Subaru Earns Four Awards In Kelley Blue Book 2021 Best Resale Value Awards

ubaru of America, Inc. announced today that the automaker has won four categories in Kelley Blue Book’s 2021 Best Resale Value. The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and Outback earned top spots in their respective segments. The Outback SUV secured its sixth segment win, and the seventh for the compact Impreza, over the award’s 19-year history. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 10:18pm

Purists Won’t Like This 2022 Subaru WRX Option

Subaru is steaming ahead with a number of exciting performance car offerings, including the next-generation BRZ, and there are even rumblings of an AWD hot hatch being developed with Toyota. News now comes of the 2022 Subaru WRX from the Japanese website Best Car. According to the publication, the fifth-generation WRX sedan will be bigger but will crucially carry over the controversial CVT transmission that has alienated a lot of the WRX’s fans. It’s not… Read More →

Posted Monday, March 1, 2021 at 10:15pm

2022 Subaru WRX: More details revealed – report

New details of the 2022 Subaru WRX have emerged out of Japan, indicating the new sports sedan will continue to offer a CVT automatic as well as the familiar six-speed manual, and will grow in size compared to its predecessor. Japanese publication Best Car reports the upcoming fifth-generation version of Subaru’s rally hero will continue to offer a CVT automatic transmission – likely to the dismay of many enthusiasts hoping for a more performance-oriented transmission… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:24pm


Stunt driving has always been related to racing, with rally being no exception. Tanner Foust, Ken Block, Travis Pastrana, and Rhys Millen are just a few of the notable rally racers also known for their stuntman capabilities. One stuntperson team in rally you might not have heard of yet, however, is Ele Bardha and Corrina Roshea of Bardha Racing out of Detroit Michigan. Bardha and Roshea, new to rallying, have only ran about four events,… Read More →

Posted Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:56pm

You Can Buy Ken Block’s First Rally-Winning Subaru

Today, Ken Block is a star, the face of an empire of Mustang drag racing and energy drink branding everywhere. Back in 2006, he was just a co-founder of a shoe company running in Rally America. This is the car that changed everything. This 2002 Subaru WRX STi, built to look like the road car circa 2006, was prepared by Vermont SportsCar, the program still building Subaru’s rallying entries today. It carries an extensive domestic… Read More →

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 10:51pm

VENTI WRC inaugurates the new wireless era of rally communication by Stilo

The VENTI WRC is a ground-breaking product in the new era of Stilo history due to the Stilo Wireless Technology it is equipped with, reaching a whole new level in communication between driver, co-driver and crew-service park staff. Stilo technicians developed a helmet that is lighter but also houses an innovative wireless key that can be inserted instead of cable and is totally integrated into the shape of the helmet. Read More →