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Subaru might drop manual transmissions in the name of safety

Subaru says that its EyeSight automatic emergency braking suite of safety gear might spell the end of manual transmissions for its car lineup. Speaking with Auto Express at the Geneva auto show last week, Subaru U.K. Managing Director Chris Graham said, "My gut tells me it will be EyeSight with... read more

March 12, 2018 by
Subaru Viziv Performance concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Flat-lined? New Subaru WRX may ditch boxer engine

The next-generation Subaru WRX may skip one of its signature details when it's released in 2020, a report from Autocar suggested Monday. While all-wheel drive and... read more December 19, 2017 by

2018 Subaru BRZ tS

Subaru reveals pricing for BRZ tS and WRX STI Type RA, only 1,000 cars planned

Subaru has a pair of exciting performance machines available for 2018 but you had better be quick as each is limited to just 500 units. The cars are the 2018 BRZ tS and WRX... read more December 15, 2017 by

Subaru Viziv Performance concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Subaru could delay next WRX STI in order to add hybrid tech

Stricter emissions regulations, particularly in Europe, could lead to the end of the WRX STI as we know it. That’s according to David Dello Stritto, Subaru’s... read more November 15, 2017 by

Subaru Impreza WRX rally car

The Subaru WRX changed the US automotive landscape

Before the Subaru WRX landed in the United States, there wasn't much of a market for affordable and practical performance cars. Think about it for two seconds. Before the... read more November 7, 2017 by

Subaru Viziv Performance concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Subaru hints at next-gen WRX with Viziv Performance concept

Subaru in recent years has been hinting at spinning off the WRX into a standalone car, as opposed to it being a high-performance variant of the Impreza as is the case at... read more October 25, 2017 by

Subaru WRX STI S208

Subaru WRX STI S208 shaves weight and adds power for Japanese enthusiasts

We thought Subaru was finished with the WRX STI lineup following the reveal of the 2018 WRX STI Type RA, but the Japanese automaker is back with yet another high-performance... read more September 25, 2017 by

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Nurburgring record run

Subaru provides video of its WRX STI Type RA NBR’s sub-7:00 ‘Ring run

In July, a highly modified Subaru WRX STI, driven by Kiwi racer Richie Stanaway, managed to lap the Nürburgring in a time of 6:57.5. That’s the fastest that any... read more September 15, 2017 by

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Nurburgring record run

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR claims Nürburgring sedan record with 6:57.5 lap

Weather did not spite Subaru today. After torrential downpours derailed its first effort at a Nürburgring lap record, Subaru returned to the Green Hell with its WRX STI... read more July 21, 2017 by

Subaru WRX STI RHD Goodwood Festival of Speed

Tackling Goodwood Hill in a right-hand-drive Subaru WRX STI

Automotive public relations is a funny profession. As a young writer, my editor told me ahead of my first media program to never say anything that could be construed as a... read more July 8, 2017 by

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The engineering behind the Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Goodwood hill climber

If done right, the Goodwood Festival of Speed can be an excuse to get champagne drunk on a British aristocrat's estate and watch very fast cars drive up a hill. We were... read more July 5, 2017 by

2018 Subaru WRX STI

Next Subaru WRX and WRX STI likely not here before 2020

Those hoping to see an a redesigned WRX and WRX STI will have to wait a little longer. Subaru is in no hurry to rush its next performance nameplates; in fact, it's going to... read more June 22, 2017 by

2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA

2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA revealed with more power, less weight

Subaru is finally getting serious about Subaru Tecnica International (STI) in the United States. For years the official tuner of Subaru cars has been neglected here, with... read more June 8, 2017 by

2018 Subaru WRX

2018 Subaru WRX priced from $27,855, WRX STI from $36,995

Sport sedan buyers, rejoice. Subaru has officially announced pricing for the 2018 WRX and WRX STI and they don't deviate much from the 2017 model year. For those looking to... read more April 20, 2017 by

Subaru STI in St. Moritz

How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them. But that's only one of the modifications made to the Subaru WRX STI... read more March 16, 2017 by

2018 Subaru WRX STI, 2017 Detroit auto show

2018 Subaru WRX and WRX STI debut at 2017 Detroit auto show

Subaru has just redesigned its Impreza around the new Subaru Global modular platform, but the car’s high-performance WRX and WRX STI models are still a couple of years... read more January 10, 2017 by


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