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Subaru builds special widebody WRX STI S209 for the U.S.

Subaru has taken the wraps off its limited edition WRX STI S209 at the Detroit Motor Show. Some of you might remember the Subaru WRX STI S207 and S208, two high-performance variants exclusive to the Japanese market. The S209 however, has been built exclusively for the U.S. market. Based on …

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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium Review

If you are struggling to distinguish the 5th-generation Subaru Forester from its 4th-generation predecessor, that’s OK because this is the best Forester thus far from Subaru. Like the Impreza on which it is based, Subaru has spent the development money wisely, making big improvements where it counts. The new Forester …

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Subaru WRX STI Diamond Edition is the most powerful STI ever

Officially registered in April 1988, Subaru Tecnica International, or STI as it’s more commonly known, has been synonymous with performance and racing for three decades. To commemorate it’s 30th anniversary, Subaru is introducing the WRX STI Diamond Edition, the most powerful factory produced STI ever built. But before Subaru fans around …

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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Review

The 2019 Subaru Forester is an incredibly important car for its maker as the once niche vehicle based on the Impreza’s underpinnings has grown – both figuratively and quite literally – into a larger offering that now competes in an unbelievably crowded market space. While the first-generation model was surprisingly …

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Rumour: Subaru readying compact hot hatch for WRC

Subaru is rumoured to be readying an entry-level hot hatch that would rival the likes of the Suzuki Swift Sport, Volkswagen Polo GTI and Renault Clio R.S. And if that’s not enough, the rumour mill also suggests the pocket rocket would also form the basis for Subaru’s re-entry into the …

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2019 Subaru Forester gains in size and features but drops turbo

Subaru has launched the new generation of its Forester SUV, featuring new technologies, including the brand’s first-ever driver recognition system, and the roomiest cabin in the model’s history. The new Forester is the latest application of the Subaru Global Platform, which is said to bring sharper handling and greater comfort. …

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2018 Subaru Outback 3.6R Review

  There’s a lot to like about the Subaru Outback. Yes, it’s not overly exciting to look at even with the recent facelift, but like a pair of favourite Levi’s 501, it’s relaxingly comfortable and usefully fit for almost every occasion. Being the original crossover wagon, the Outback’s fan base …

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Subaru Forester turbo dropped, hybrid confirmed for Australia

Subaru Australia has confirmed that the 2019 Forester will not be sold here – or anywhere else, for that matter – with a turbocharged engine option, although a hybridised variant is on the cards for next year. This marks the first time in the Forester’s history – with the first-gen …

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2018 Subaru Liberty 2.5i and 3.6R Review

The Subaru Liberty has long established itself as a safe, sensible and dependable family sedan. Introduced in the 1980s, it became a household nameplate for many Australian families before the SUV boom came in and shifted things around. Nevertheless, the Liberty has retained the same formula through the generations, one …

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2018 Subaru BRZ tS Review – Tuned by STI

When Subaru announced they would be releasing a BRZ clad in STI badges many car nuts let their imaginations run wild. Unfortunately for them their dreams of a potent and agile turbocharged rear-wheel drive coupe were quickly put to rest after a thorough inspection of the spec sheet for Subaru’s …

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2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium Review

Prior to the age of the SUV it was the humble wagon that was the urban king proudly occupying that coveted second carpark in many family driveways. Whether it was the morning school run, family holiday road trip or simply grabbing the weekly shopping, the wagon handled it all without …

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Event: Winton Raceway 86 Festival

Even 35 years after its initial release, the Toyota AE86 still commands a cult like following to this day. Whether you’re a fan of time attack, drifting, rally or circuit racing, the AE86 has been there and done it all. And on the 15th of April at the Winton 86 …

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