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Posted Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 10:54pm

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek — a Subaru Impreza Sport by any other name — is making its debut in U.S.-spec trim at the 2012 New York show before it goes on sale here this fall. Read More →

Posted Monday, March 26, 2012 at 10:53pm

Subaru BRZ

We’ve already been blown away by the fluid handling and basic approach of the Subaru BRZ on track, but now it’s time for a real-world test. Read More →

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10:52pm

More Fun Than A Barrel Full Of Monkeys: BRZ Proves To Be Every Bit As Enticing The Exige Or 911 GT3

It is the rear-drive BRZ’s competence in those pivotal split seconds as the limit of grip approaches and departs that gives it undeniably enticing character. Few cars in recent memory do it so well and those that do typically cost at least twice as much. Think Lotus Exige/Elise or Porsche 911 GT3. In other words, the BRZ offers a level of engagement that, until now, has been either too costly or too impractical for the… Read More →

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10:52pm

Cherry blossom festivities spring up around the city

Though the 2012 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival officially kicks-off in LOVE Park at 15th and JFK on Monday, March 26, at noon, this weekend marks the unofficial opening of the 15th annual festival, with events that celebrate the cultural, social and educational customs of the Japanese Read More →

Posted Friday, March 23, 2012 at 10:51pm

Subaru BRZ: It’s Thinker Than You Fast It Is

How do we know when we’re going fast? Generally speaking, we don’t. Observers on Earth’s surface rotate around its axis at 40 meters per second; Earth itself revolves around the Sun (30 kilometers/second); and the Sun rotates around the galactic center at about (220 km/s). Meanwhile, the whole kit is being dragged in a stately gyre toward the constellation Virgo at about 370 km/s. What, you don’t feel that? Read More →

Posted Friday, March 23, 2012 at 10:50pm

2013 Subaru BRZ: Drive review

The BRZ is Subaru’s take on a pure sports car. Long known for all-wheel-drive prowess throughout its entire lineup, even Subaru knew it couldn’t tamper with a tried-and-true rear-wheel-drive sports-car formula. In addition, engineers focused on keeping the curb weight low, placing all components in a manner to give the BRZ the lowest center of gravity they could and deliver quick-witted chassis dynamics Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 10:50pm

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek to Debut at New York International Auto Show

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that it is expanding its line of award-winning crossover-type vehicles with the all-new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek. The versatile, fun-to-drive Subaru XV Crosstrek, which arrives this fall, combines bold five-door design with an expanded-capability chassis, high fuel economy and everyday comfort. The new Subaru XV Crosstrek will debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 10:49pm

Driven: 2012 Subaru Impreza

The Impreza is the least expensive Subaru, and one of the least expensive four-wheel-drive cars you can buy. Previously, those were pretty much the extent of its selling points, but a redesign for 2012 has made the Impreza a much stronger offering. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 10:49pm

2013 Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S Get EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

According to the EPA’s FuelEconomy.gov website, both vehicles will deliver 22 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg combined when equipped with the six-speed manual transmission. Opt for the six-speed automatic, and the numbers jump to 25 city, 34 highway and 28 combined. Read More →