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Posted Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:53pm

The New 2022 Subaru BRZ Slides Alongside Travis Pastrana’s Wild WRX STI In Gymkhana 11 Trailer

Sick car shreddin’ and stuntin’ video series Gymkhana is back with a new driver, a rad new car and…another new car? That’s right! In addition to Travis Pastrana taking over hoon duties from Ken Block in the gnarliest Subaru WRX STI ever cooked up by a race shop, there’s a sweet little cameo in the latest Gymkhana 11 trailer from the new 2022 Subaru BRZ. Read More →

Posted Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:41pm

Travis Pastrana’s 826-HP Gymkhana Subaru Is Even Crazier Up Close

In case you somehow haven’t heard, Ken Block is not going to be driving in the next Gymkhana video. He’s stepped aside to let Travis Pastrana have a go at it. Instead of a Ford product, Subaru is stepping up to provide the car. And what a car it is. Vermont SportsCar, the builders behind Pastrana’s wild new custom WRX STI, stopped by the Hoonigan headquarters so we could get an up-close look at how… Read More →

Posted Friday, December 4, 2020 at 10:35pm

2021 Subaru Crosstrek: Back to the top of the little SUV mountain

I had the chance to try the Crosstrek Sport during a socially distanced all-day event near Leesburg, Va., and then later added a weeklong test of a Limited at home. Subaru officials are probably not happy about the double dip, but I learned so much about the vehicle in both environments that you, the reader, should write to Subaru and tell them that it was very helpful. Read More →

Posted Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 10:14pm

2020 Subaru Outback long-term update: Delivering safety in spades

For decades, car buyers viewed the concept of vehicle safety as a largely passive idea. Airbags, crumple zones and proper engineering are what kept passengers safe in the event of a crash. But in the past five years or so, we’ve focused a lot more on technologies that help prevent crashes in the first place. They boil down to two phrases: Active safety features and driver-assistance systems. Subaru is doing its darndest to make its… Read More →

Posted Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 10:08pm

‘He is up there with Senna’ – remembering Colin McRae’s WRC title 25 years on

“We were in Safari Rally and we had to drink a lot of fluid and Colin needed a pee and was bursting, so he gave up and just had a pee in the car. “I ended up having to drive the car with my left hand on the steering wheel and him peeing in amongst the floor – but we were quickest by three-and-a-half minutes in that section and we went on to win our… Read More →

Posted Friday, November 27, 2020 at 10:07pm

Subaru Reinvents BRZ Sports Coupe With Edgier Exterior And More Power

First things first: no, the new Subaru BRZ does not get a turbo. But Subaru has still managed to turn the hardcore enthusiast meter up a notch and a half with its all-new sports coupe. From its radically revised exterior to a gutsier engine to its purpose-built interior, the new BRZ promises sharper driver-focused handling with a more flexible power plant and edgier looks. First impressions as the second-generation Subaru was unveiled last week point… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 10:03pm

How the much-missed Richard Burns scaled the WRC mountain

On this day 15 years ago, Richard Burns sadly passed away due to cancer, exactly four years after claiming the 2001 World Rally crown. In an article originally published in Autosport magazine on 1 December 2005, David Evans recounts his incredible career along with tributes from those who knew him best… Read More →

Posted Monday, November 23, 2020 at 10:01pm

Designer Tweaks 2022 Subaru BRZ With Sharper Rear Haunches

From the standpoint of design, the 2022 Subaru BRZ is a prettier proposition than the first generation of the Japanese coupe. Be that as it may, The Sketch Monkey couldn’t help himself from tweaking the rear quarter panels of the boxer-engined sports car. Read More →

Posted Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 9:59pm

MCRAE’S CROWNING GLORY

This weekend marks 25 years since the great Colin McRae won his sole World Rally Championship in the iconic yellow and blue Subaru Impreza WRX and in the latest edition of Auto Action the highly competitive, yet controversial 1995 WRC season is reviewed. Read More →