Prodrive open to public for 2 days in July

Motorsports fans who'd like to get a peek at the inner workings of Prodrive would be advised to get their fannies on a jumbo to England this July. That's when the company's motorsports HQ will be opened to the...

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i and WRX photo gallery

Subaru introduced the all-new 2008 Impreza in 2.5i and WRX guises at the 2007 New York International Auto Show. Via About.com...

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2008 Subaru Impreza S-GT & 15S JDM details

We don’t know if this will make European and American Scooby fans feel a little bit better or not, but from the looks of it, the JDM (Japan Domestic Market) version of the WRX will loose the "WRX" nameplate...

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New Impreza WRX STI dedicated to Burns

Dubbed the RB320, this limited-edition Impreza WRX STi gets some tweaks from motorsports tech firm Prodrive, including a performance pack that boosts horsepower to 316 at 6,000 rpm and torque to 332 lb-ft at 3,700 rpm. the RB320 comes...

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Impreza WRX gets Prodrive punch

Prodrive says its version of the 2.5-litre, turbocharged boxer engine delivers 185kW and 360Nm, the standard engine 169kW and 320Nm. Subaru SA says the car will sprint from 0-100km/h in 5.7sec and top out at an electronically limited 210km/h....

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Subaru Germany adds Tribeca to LPG range

The chairman of Subaru Germany Jens Becker said "significant savings" could be achieved with vehicles equipped with LPG technology without a loss to performance, comfort and safety. Subaru is currently working on an LPG version of the Tribeca with an...

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More next-gen Impreza details

According to the main developer of new Impreza Hiroshi Mori, this new car will be easier and cheaper to manufacture than the current generation, but will keep will keep all features of that legendary car. New generation Subaru Impreza...

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Subaru Legacy STi debuts in Japan

Yesterday, Subaru announced the Subaru Legacy "tuned by STi" package for the Japanese market. Limited to 600 units total, the tuner kit can be ordered for either the Legacy Wagon or Legacy B4 (sedan). No engine modifications are part...

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Subaru Forester Airbreak details revealed

Subaru presented a new package for their Forester last Friday. The Airbreak version will be available in the 2.0x version and the engine will be the 2.0L 4 cylinder SOHC block, hooked up to a E-4at 4-speed automatic gearbox....

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Subaru Legacy updated

Subaru announced the arrival of the new Lagacy, but don't panic, there are no big changes, just some minor cosmetic updates and some technical changes that should boost the driving pleasure on these incredible machines (I'm having flashbacks from...

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Subaru R2 Refi Limited announced

Not really what this website is all about, but hey ... it's a Subaru: Subaru has announced the R2 Refi series on April 24th. The R2 we presented on a number of occasions is a compact mini car (Kei Car)...

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Subaru reveals 2007 Legacy GT spec.B

Subaru is well-known for knocking out special edition models of their performance-minded lineup at the rate of about one every 15 minutes. Problem is, historically we haven't had access to them here in the U.S.-- they've largely been Japan-only, UK-only,...

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Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited unveiled

Subaru today unveiled a new edition of its Impreza WRX STI for those of you wanting rally car power but looking for more everyday driving comfort and subtler exterior styling. The Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited ($TBA) has all of...

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Subaru going diesel in 2007?

Reuters reported Monday that Fuji Heavy Industries (parent company of Subaru) is developing a diesel powerplant that could debut in Subaru's European lineup as early as 2007.After agreeing with major shareholder Toyota Motor last week to adopt Toyota's hybrid powertrain...

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Subaru announces 2006 Liberty Blitzen

Subaru today unveiled the stunning limited edition Liberty Blitzen at Melbourne International Motor Show. It uses striking styling cues from the Japanese domestic market Legacy Blitzen, which until now has never been available in Australia. Blitzen (the German word for...

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2006 Tribeca reviewed

The Tribeca is just about the perfect size for an SUV in my opinion. It is 189.8 inches long, 73.9 inches wide, 66.5 inches high, and weighs up to 4,225 lbs. empty. In other words it is about the size...

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Subaru opts for XM and Sirius

Subaru has decided not to lock itself into just one satellite radio contract for its 2007 vehicles and has signed agreements with both Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio. Via Gizmodo...

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Subarus to be sold in Mexico

The three models of vehicles produced at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. plant in Lafayette soon will be exported to Mexico.Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., the parent company of Subaru, announced Wednesday it has established a distributorship agreement with Grupo...

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More data on Subaru's B5-TPH green concept

The Subaru TPH powertrain in the B5-TPH places a thin, 10-kW motor generator between a newly-developed 2.0-liter Miller cycle engine and the automatic transmission. The engine is based on the standard Legacy 2.0-liter Boxer (horizontally opposed) engine, with modifications to...

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Subaru WRX STI spec.D, UK only

Subaru says the "D" in spec.D stands for "discreet." But the new WRX STI spec.D introduced at this week's Autosport International Show seems anything but subtle.The latest high-performance sedan from Fuji Heavy Industries is based on the face-lifted 2006 Impreza,...

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Subaru Something Line

We've renamed the blog! Subaru Newsline was always, to borrow a Hollywood phrase, a 'working title', but it somehow slipped through the net when we launched. We've always secretly thought it was boring, so three cheers for our new-and-much-improved moniker....

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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX/STI

Crank It Up To Eleven: Subaru's STi becomes STI, horsepower increases, nose job ensues By Frank Markus Photography by the Manufacturer Motor Trend, October 2005 The enthusiast public remains nutty for Impreza ......

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2006 Subaru Legacy earns top safety award

Via SubDriven Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the 2006 Subaru Legacy earned the highest rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash tests. The 2006 Subaru Legacy received 窶廨OOD窶? ratings in the frontal, side and rear-impact...

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Between the Lines: Motor Trend on the Bugatti Veyron

Each handbuilt Bugatti Veyron costs $1.25 million. Its extraordinary W-16 engine has as many cylinders and turbochargers as four Subaru WRXs- and more horsepower. The big, bad Bug accelerates quicker than a NASCAR stocker and is faster than a...

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Subaru's new Impreza WRX Sti isn't faster, but it's better

For 2006 Subaru slightly changes the Impreza WRX STi designation to STI. A Japanese engineer told us "STi" caused confusion in Japan and the United States, so they decided to make it all uppercase....

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Subaru going for more gay advertising

It seemed a whole PR storm blew around the Ford/AFA/gay groups fiasco, inundating the media and Autoblog with related topics. Case in point: Subaru. The automaker is creating a series of commercials for the gay channel, LOGO. (A gay...

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Subaru Redesigns and Repowers 2006 Impreza Line

All Subaru models are equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as standard equipment, providing a traction and handling advantage over front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive vehicles....

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Subaru's paranoid android is 'The Bomb' (Sniffer)

Subaru has long enjoyed a reputation for crafting robust vehicles that thrive in hostile environments, enduring everything from the hellish terrain of the WRC’s Cyprus Rally to the toughest Colorado winter. Now, Subaru’s parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries, is...

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We Are the World (Global Auto Index)

Do you need to know about virtually every car offered on this planet? Then have we got a site for you....

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Plastic glazing finally looks promising

Although the idea of replacing glass with lighter weight plastic sounds like an obvious innovation, it is not new. For over thirty years, auto glass experts have explored the potential for polycarbonate as a replacement to glass. Matthew Beecham...

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Automobile Magazine announces 2006 All-Stars

The All-Stars issue hits the newstands December 13, but Automobile’s website has a preview of the winners. May we have the envelope, please? And the winners are… Industry Awards: Automobile of the year: BMW 3-series Design of the year:...

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World Rally Champion Richard Burns passes away

Richard Burns, the 2001 World Rally Champion, passed away Friday, losing his battle with brain cancer. The 34 year-old Burns fought his illness with the same energy and bravery that he brought to his sport, enduring both chemotherapy and...

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Japanese companies not doing so well at home

Japanese automakers might be the talk of the U.S., but the data says that not all of them are doing so hot at home. While Toyota and Mitsubishi have experienced slight or major ascents in Japanese production (0.6 percent in...

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Subaru detunes WRX for Thai market

While detuning the Subaru Impreza WRX’s 230-hp, 2.5L boxer engine seems like sacrilege to most gearheads around the globe, if you happen to live in Thailand the move is a blessing in disguise. Apparently in Thailand the tax on...

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Secret video reveals sexism

Women are charged more than men for the same car, undercover research by What Car? reveals...

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No warranty for imported Subarus

Subaru UK Ltd is refusing to honour the warranties of cars recently imported from within the EU...

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The onward march of diesel?

Before we all switch over to the hydrogen-based economy and the fuel cell becomes the green powertrain of choice for the automotive industry, there will be plenty of debate about the best and most environmentally sound powertrain solutions. How...

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UK: Western Europe car sales fall 2.8% in October

Independent data from JATO Dynamics shows that the Western European market for new cars fell by 2.84% (to 1,132,484 units) in October 2005, compared with the same month in 2004....

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Subaru Launches Online Game

Auto manufacturer Subaru launched an online game competition, the "Shakedown: Subaru Impreza Challenge" at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show on Tuesday....

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Subaru to Offer Limited Edition 2006 Legacy 2.5 GT spec.B Model

Subaru of America, Inc. has introduced the Legacy 2.5 GT spec.B performance sedan and will offer just 500 of these special cars for model year 2006....

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Ferdie Angs Widebody STi on JTuned

There is a good article over on JTuned.com about a new widebody STi done by Ferdie Ang. He is one of the first ones to do the ChargeSpeed widebody conversion, and he has done it right. Many tuners in...

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Subaru Impreza WRX STi - Topix.net

News on Subaru Impreza WRX STi continually updated from thousands of sources around the net....

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