Tag Archives: Subaru

The Subaru WRX Sportswagon is back!

After nearly a 15-year hiatus, the Subaru WRX wagon is back wearing the WRX Sportswagon moniker. Discontinued in 2007 and rebadged as the Levorg in Australia from 2014 to 2020, the wagon will once again join the WRX line-up. Sharing the same drivetrain as the recently-released fifth-generation WRX, the Sportswagon …

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2021 Subaru Outback Review

The Subaru Outback has some of the most loyal owners in Australia, with over one-third of its owners returning to buy an Outback when a new model comes out. Subaru’s strong brand reputation Down Under plays a role, but surely there’s something about the Outback that’s keeping owners hooked, generation …

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2022 Subaru BRZ available for pre-order priced from sub-$40k

The highly anticipated second-generation Subaru BRZ is officially on sale in Australia today from sub-$40k through dealer and online pre-orders, ahead of the sports car arrival in December. Built exclusively at Subaru’s factory in Japan (alongside its twin the Toyota GR86), the all-new 2022 Subaru BRZ is powered by Subaru’s …

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Subaru Forester updated for 2022

The Subaru Forester range is enhancing its appeal with a mid-life makeover for the 2022 Model Year. Freshened with revised headlight, fog light, front bumper and grille treatment, the new Forester also adds updated EyeSight driver assist technology, enhanced suspension and off-road technology. The update is backed by list of …

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Subaru drops limited-run WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition

Subaru Australia has triggered the farewell to current generation WRX STI, with a final special edition packed with extra kit. Just 75 of the Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition models will be sold, each individually numbered. 30 will be available for sale online, with the balance through the 24-strong …

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Toyota GR Yaris to spawn new Subaru hot hatch?

The Toyota GR Yaris was launched with much fanfare last year, with the rally-bred hot hatch proving incredibly popular amongst enthusiasts. Developed by Toyota’s Gazoo Racing motorsport arm, the GR Yaris features a turbocharged 1.6-litre three-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission. It churns out an impressive 200kW and …

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2021 Subaru Outback price and specification confirmed

Subaru is elevating the specification list across its entire new generation Outback range, which goes on sale in Australia from March 2021. The simplified three-variant 2021 Subaru Outback range will start with the considerably “up-specced” Outback All-Wheel Drive (AWD) variant that adds an array of new features. At a glance …

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2022 Subaru BRZ STI with a hint of STI 22B

The new second generation Subaru BRZ launched with much fanfare late last year. With sharpened looks, more powerful engine and improved dynamics, the new 2022 Subaru BRZ is set to continue its forebear’s popularity and success. Not just that, it’s sure to also continue to be the darling of the …

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Rendering: Subaru BRZ STI is a tantalising proposition

Some might be disappointed that the 2022 Subaru BRZ is still without a turbocharge engine as hoped but like the first-generation model, most will likely turn to an aftermarket tuner for help. However, what if Subaru did come up with a BRZ STI for the new model? Well, X-Tomi thinks …

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2022 Subaru BRZ: full gallery, specs and test drive video

One of the most-anticipated sports cars to debut this year, the 2022 Subaru BRZ has arrived. Packing a more powerful engine, strengthened chassis and a more refined interior, the all-new second-generation Subaru BRZ promises sharper dynamics and heightened driving engagement while remaining relatively affordable – one of the biggest selling …

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Next-gen 2022 Subaru BRZ officially unveiled

After a series of teasers, the new-generation 2022 Subaru BRZ has been officially unveiled. The long-anticipated sports coupe launches into its second-generation with a fresh new look, tightened dynamics, and a more powerful engine. There’s no doubt the new BRZ has matured a little in its design compared to the …

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Turbo 1.8L boxer confirmed for 2021 Subaru Forester

Turbo power is returning to the Subaru Forester, with the Japanese car maker today confirming that the mid-size SUV will get a new turbocharged 1.8-litre petrol variant in 2021. Shared with the new-generation Levorg, the turbo 1.8-litre boxer engine will replace the atmospheric 2.5-litre mill currently powering non-hybrid variants of …

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2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan 2.0i-S Review

The Subaru Impreza Sedan is probably one of the most underrated small sedans on the market. Its slightly quirky personality and often sedate styling means it gets overlooked for more its more fashionable rivals. However, few realises that with a few exceptions, the Impreza is one of the longest running …

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Subaru Forester to get 1.8L turbo variant in 2021

Let’s admit it, the weak point in the Subaru Forester is none other than its engine. The 2.5-litre normally aspirated boxer four-cylinder engine in the medium SUV isn’t the most inspiring to drive, and compared to punchier, turbocharged powertrains in rivals, it’s really starting to fall behind. Fortunately, that will …

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