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News2017 Subaru Impreza Details Revealed Ahead of Los Angeles Auto Show
Earlier this year, at the New York Auto Show, Subaru unveiled their new Impreza sedan and hatchback to the world for the first time. The big news was the introduction of the all-new Subaru Global Platform. The latter brings with it more rigidity and even more built-in safety. The L.A.
News2017 Subaru Crosstrek now on sale in Canada, hybrid version dumped
Although the 2017 Subaru Impreza will benefit from a full redesign and will soon be on sale, the Crosstrek—which is based on the five-door Impreza—soldiers on unchanged for the 2017 model year. Actually, there are a few changes, including the disappearance of the Crosstrek Hybrid. This slow-selling version was barely …
NewsA Sportier Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid for Japan
The 2016 Subaru Crosstrek is an affordable, versatile compact crossover that’s well suited to the rigours of our Canadian winters, and is a popular model in the brand’s lineup. However, the Crosstrek Hybrid version isn’t as interesting, with its rather high $30,495 MSRP and marginal fuel economy improvement. The 148-hp, …
NewsUpdates for the 2017 Subaru BRZ
When you talk about the Subaru BRZ—or its sister the Toyota 86—the first thing naysayers will come up with is its "lack of power." For a sports car, 200 horsepower isn’t much. I’m willing to bet those skepticals never drove the BRZ, otherwise they would realize that it has more …
RecallsTakata Recall: Another 12 Million Vehicles Added to the List
Here's yet another chapter in the Takata airbag scandal: no less than 12 million vehicles have been added to the recalled vehicles list. In case you weren’t aware, many manufacturers were contracting Takata to manufacture their airbags. During the process, Takata used a chemical that degrade over time. In an …
Recalls3500 Subarus Recalled for Steering Problems
The 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy and Outback are now the target of a recall: Transport Canada recently published a warning about those vehicles. On some of these, parts of the steering column might be defective. This could cause the car to lose its steering capabilities, which is a safety risk if …
News50 Years Of Subaru's Flat-Four Engine
While pretty much every manufacturer builds some sort of four-cylinder engine, Subaru's have an interesting particularity: instead of being arranged one next to the other, each cylinder is laid horizontally in the chassis; two of them are pointing toward the left front wheel, the other two are in the opposite …
NewsEarthquakes In Kumamoto: Japanese Manufacturers Band Together To Help
After the recent earthquake that hit the Kumamoto region in Japan, Nissan offered 100 LEAFs and e-NV200 for the recovery effort. The manufacturer will give 10 million yens, 6,000 water bottles and 2,750 servings of rice to the region. Their main assembly plant has also reopened at full capacity. «My …
NewsThe 2017 Subaru Forester will be Updated
Subaru announced that the Forester will receive updates for the 2017 model year. Among them, we note a new exterior, updated driving aid technologies, more comfort, better performance and greater fuel economy. Exterior-wise, the non-turbo models will sport a modified bumper and will be fitted with a new hexagonal grille.
News2017 Subaru Impreza leans heavily on concept car for styling
Somewhere, Tom Doll is saying 'I told you so.' Because it was last year at the Los Angeles Auto Show that Doll, president of Subaru of America, introduced the Impreza Sedan Concept , a car he called "a precursor for what you can expect from the next generation Subaru Impreza …
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