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Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:09pm

Subaru Canada and deviantART have Teamed-Up for Art’s Sake

Subaru Canada, in a refreshing change of pace, put together an art contest with website deviantART. The contest carried the theme of “Driving Confidence” and fans were implored to send in their Subaru-based creations.The “Born to Rally in the Snow” piece starring the WRX STI and a polar bear took home first place while “Unleash the Beast” came in second. The winner took home a cool $2,500 while the second place recipient took home $1,000. Read More →

Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:08pm

Subaru XV review

The 2.0-litre diesel engine revs very freely for a diesel, and it feels every bit as powerful as its 145bhp suggests. It also has plenty of pull in the low- and mid-range, making it impressively flexible. That means your progress will be easy as well as brisk. Read More →

Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:07pm

Subaru XV (2012 onwards)

This is the Subaru XV, a brand new “crossover” vehicle from the company that effectively invented the sector back in 1995 with the Outback. This is one of the fastest growing areas of the car market, and rivals range from the Ford Kuga to the Audi Q3, via the Kia Sportage and the forthcoming Mazda CX-5. Read More →

Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:06pm

Block reduces WRC programme

Monster World Rally Team driver Ken Block will only contest three rounds of the World Rally Championship this season, due to more competitive commitments in America. Read More →

Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:06pm

2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0 Hatchback CVT

In the sea of economy cars, the 2012 Subaru Impreza swims among some fairly appetizing competition. The new Impreza’s styling alone helps it stand out better among big fish—the Ford Focus, the Volkswagen Golf, the Honda Civic—than did its predecessor. But the previous car’s biggest handicap against its competition wasn’t its looks but its fuel economy; to that end, Subie has swapped the old four-speed automatic transmission for a more efficient continuously variable gearbox. Read More →

Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:06pm

NASCAR-NS: Daytona media day visit: Pastrana

How does the ankle injury you suffered last year compare to other injuries you’ve experienced? “This is the longest injury I’ve ever had. I know it’s just an ankle so it didn’t seem like it was going to be that big of a deal, but they couldn’t hook any of the small bones in the foot to anything else. Just had 40 fractures in there. It’s taken a while. It’s kind of fusing together nicely,… Read More →

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:05pm

Harvest Films` Hoffman Brothers Are Dog Tested, Dog Approved With Subaru & Carmichael Lynch

Harvest Films directing duo The Hoffman Brothers recently collaborated with agency Carmichael Lynch on an integrated campaign in which mans best friends enjoy typically human pastimes. The campaign launched on the Puppy Bowl and is available online at http://www.subaru.com/dogs/index.html. Visitors to the site can experience the entire campaign – including a “making of” with the directors alter ego “Zippy” — find local dog parks, help support the ASPCA, and download Dogbook the Facebook App for… Read More →

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:05pm

Subaru announce pricing specification for XV

Subaru has just announced pricing and specification levels for its new All-Wheel Drive crossover vehicle: the simply named ‘XV’. And at £21,295 for entry-level 1.6i S model, the latest addition to the Japanese brand’s repertoire aims to slot in as one of the most capable and best-value-for-money compact crossovers currently available. Read More →