Tag: Subaru

James May And Richard Hammond Give The Crashed Mitsubishi EVO From ‘A Scandi Flick’ A Post-Mortem

As you may have seen in the latest “The Grand Tour” special, ‘A Scandi Flick’, James May was in a pretty serious accident at the wheel of the Mitsubishi Lancer EVO VIII. Now, in a new video for DriveTribe, he and co-host Richard Hammond go over the accident in greater detail. With trademark pith, May […]

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NACTOY Names 26 Semifinalists For 2023, Who Do You Think Will Win Each Category?

The North American Car, Truck, & Utility Vehicle Of The Year (NACTOY) awards have already announced their winners for 2022, but well before the year’s end, they’ve announced their semifinalists for next year’s competition to give the public ample time to vote. There are 26 entries across 3 categories, so let’s take a look. The […]

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New Subaru Crosstrek Debuts With Evolved Design And Tech Based On The Same Underpinnings

Subaru unveiled the third generation of the Crosstrek in Japan, improving many aspects of the subcompact crossover that now wants to be called an SUV. The new global model drops the XV suffix, bringing modern styling and tech while being based on an updated version of its predecessor’s underpinnings. More Rugged Styling Subaru introduced the […]

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Watch A Stripped Out Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon Pass Porsches, Ferraris, And Radicals On Track

In the latest edition of the Driven Media’s series exploring how to cheaply make a track day weapon, it has finally come time for its Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon’s weight loss regime. The natural enemy of performance, weight is a snowball of worsening performance characteristics. A heavier car means you need bigger brakes, heavier duty […]

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Subaru Teases A “New SUV,” World Premiere Slated For September 15th

Subaru has teased a new crossover, ahead of its debut in Japan on September 15th. Boasting a dreadful resolution of 480p, the teaser video doesn’t reveal much but it gives us a glimpse of slender headlights with prominent LEDs. We can also see C-shaped taillights, fender flares, and an upward sweeping beltline. They’re joined by […]

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Impatient Subaru Outback Driver Meets Karma After Getting Hit By School Bus

Dramatic footage has resurfaced from 2019 showing the driver of a Subaru Outback somehow avoiding serious injury after crashing into a school bus in southwest Charlotte, North Carolina. Dashcam footage recently shared to Reddit of the October 2019 incident from a nearby motorist shows the driver of the Outback carelessly speeding along a turning lane […]

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Feel Like A WRC Driver With This Modified Two-Door Subaru Impreza

There is something about the Subaru Impreza from the ’90s that induces nostalgia into the minds of petrolheads. This feeling is accentuated when the vehicle has WRC references, as is the case with the pictured street-legal rallycar replica from Poland which is currently up for grabs. The listing was published on the Unique Cars For […]

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Japan’s new “STI Sport”-Grade Forester Is Big On Poise and Pose, Short On Poke

Subaru has added an STI Sport trim level to the Japanese-market Subaru Forester crossover range, evoking memories of the JDM Forester STI of the mid-2000s. But where the 2004-08 machine was a fully-fledged STi machine with over 260 hp (264 PS), the new one is definitely more about the style than the solid shove in […]

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Nearly 190,000 Subaru Imprezas Built From 2016 To 2019 Need New Headlights Says The NHTSA

A lot of technology goes into the design and construction of modern headlights and according to a new recall, some of that technology isn’t functioning properly in the headlight assemblies of some 188,397 Subaru Imprezas. The recall affects cars built from September 2016 through August of 2019 and will require Subaru to replace the headlight […]

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Does The Hyundai i30 N Have Too Much Power For A Subaru WRX To Compete?

If you can ignore the controversial crossover-esque styling, there is a lot to like about the 2022 Subaru WRX. Driving the new car is a 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine with an impressive 271 hp and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of torque. Customers can opt for either a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT but […]

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Mitsubishi Triton And Subaru Legacy Mashup Equals A Weird Off-Road Capable Sedan

Our eyes have seen plenty of interesting and unconventional vehicle mashups over the years, but people’s imagination never ceases to amaze us. The latest example of a wild vehicle conversion is a mixture of a Mitsubishi Triton and a Subaru Legacy, resulting in a pretty capable off-roader with a four-door sedan bodystyle. The photo was […]

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Toyota Refuses GR86 Owner’s Engine Warranty Claim After Allegedly Discovering Drifting Photos At Autocross Event

Engine problems relating to gasket material in the 2022 Toyota GR86 and Subaru BRZ are leading some owners to complain of engine problems. In one extreme example, owner Blake Alvarado’s GR86 failed after just 13,770 miles (22,160 km) and now he’s on the hook for a replacement engine. Speaking to The Drive and in posts […]

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Watch The Hyundai Elantra N Put The Subaru WRX In Its Place During Multiple Drag Races

Over the last decade, we’ve watched as Subaru and Hyundai have gone in different directions with regard to athletic automotive offerings. The WRX has slowly gone from an all-out performance bargain to a car that features a CVT only in its top trim. On the other hand, Hyundai has created its N division and has […]

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Study Shows That Despite High Prices, New And Used Cars Are Selling Fast

A number of factors, from greedy dealer markups to super-low inventory numbers to increased demand, have sent automotive prices into the stratosphere. Despite those high prices and a used-car price increase of 10.5 percent on average, buyers are still snatching up vehicles left and right. You might be surprised by some of the top selling […]

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These Are The 5 Most Accident-Prone Car Brands In America

Almost one in 10 American drivers has at least one own-fault accident on record in 2022, according to insurance comparison website Insurify. But the incidences of terrible driving aren’t spread evenly, as data from Insurify’s more than 4.6 million insurance applications shows. Depending on what kind of car your drive, you’re statistically more likely to […]

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