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60 Years Of Subaru

Can you believe this was Subaru's first ever car in 1958? Over the past 60 years Subaru has undergone immense change, finding new and original ways to be innovative. Subaru aims to try and anticipate customer needs by putting customers first in everything they do. It’s why they've been asking “what if” for the past 60 years. In 1996, Subaru asked, “what if we combined the capability of a 4WD with the practicality of a station wagon?” And that’s how ...

2019-02-16T20:56:08+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Subaru|

Subaru Liberty line-up spoils you for choice

Reliable, roomy and safe, the varied model line-up spoils you for choice. There are a wagon or sedan, rapid GT and 3.6R models and the Exiga wagon with six or seven seats. Typical of Subaru, these are all-wheel drive only, a huge point of difference in the sedan or wagon playground. All engines are horizontally opposed in “boxer” configuration, giving a characteristic thrum. Styling is smart, mirrored by the cabins that are well screwed together. The space inside is excellent, ...

2018-06-26T15:58:44+00:00June 25th, 2018|Subaru|

Subaru do Motorsport – 3rd place in the Make Smoking History Forest Rally

Subaru do Motorsport achieved a hard fought third place in the Make Smoking History Forest Rally in Western Australia this weekend, after overnight tweaks to the team’s WRX STI paid huge dividends. Fourth place on Heat 2 was sufficient to secure the podium place based on points accrued from both heats. With inconsistent braking performance ironed-out overnight, Molly Taylor and co-driver Malcolm Read, showed renewed confidence in the turbocharged All-Wheel Drive Production Rally Car (PRC) class Subaru, prepared by Les ...

2018-05-10T14:23:23+00:00April 30th, 2018|Subaru|

New Subaru Forester Facial Recognition

Subaru has unveiled new technology that reads facial features and identifies who’s behind the wheel via a tiny infra-red camera in the dash.  This is said to be a standard feature on the new Forester, available in Australian showrooms in September.vIt will be able to tell if you’re looking at your phone or have turned around to check on the kids in the back seat. If the car senses a crash is imminent — after checking with two other forward-facing ...

2018-05-10T14:24:34+00:00April 17th, 2018|Subaru|

Subaru Impreza – Impressive Credentials

Shopping for a used small car can be nerve wrecking - how do you know which car best suits your needs? One model that ticks a lot of boxes is the fourth-generation Subaru Impreza from 2012-2016, that comes with a naturally aspirated four-cylinder boxer engine and standard all-wheel drive. In sedan or hatch form and in 2.0i, 2.0i-L or 2.0i-S grades, the Impreza’s sole 110kW engine improved on the predecessor’s fuel economy at the expense of performance. The gearbox options ...

2018-05-10T14:25:20+00:00April 17th, 2018|Subaru, Used Car|

Subaru XV is an OzRoamer Winner

Subaru All-Wheel Drive XV is an OzRoamer Winner, 2017.  Subaru’s new generation All-Wheel Drive XV has been named OzRoamer 2017 SUV under $45,000, by the specialist recreational magazine and website. The XV 2.0i-S took the honours, a year after Outback 2.0D Premium was named AWD SUV $45,000-$60,000 in OzRoamer’s annual Car of the Year (COTY) awards. Rob Fraser, Editor of OzRoamer and OzRoamer.com.au said the XV offers "a redesigned layout that focuses on the driver with a subtle sophistication beyond most others in the segment." The ...

2018-01-25T11:11:02+00:00January 25th, 2018|Automotive News, Subaru, Tynan Motors|

Subaru BRZ Is MOTOR Magazines Most Fun Car.

Subaru BRZ Is MOTOR Magazines Most Fun Car Subaru’s BRZ sports coupe has been named MOTOR magazine’s Most Fun Car, in its 2017 awards. Under the heading “Smiles for miles without breaking the bank”, MOTOR says “…more than any other the revised BRZ hits the rear-wheel jackpot.” It adds: “The BRZ is wonderfully malleable and engaging, rolling subtly onto its outside wheel after the keen nose has been guided by the sharp syrupy-smooth steering system that still – four years ...

2018-01-11T11:23:49+00:00December 8th, 2017|Automotive News, Subaru, Tynan Motors|

Golf Day Raises $17,000 For Local Children’s Charity

Golf Day Raises $17,000 For Local Children’s Charity Kookaburra Kids has raised $17,000 to support its programs for children with a parent living with mental illness at its annual golf day. Held at The Ridge Golf Course on the 17th November, 95 golfers participated in the 18-hole Ambrose tournament, in support of the event. Tynan Motors was pleased to support the event by providing a Subaru WRX as a hole-in-one prize, although no-one managed to land the grand prize. “This ...

2017-12-01T10:02:08+00:00December 1st, 2017|Community, Events, Subaru, Uncategorized|

A sneak peak at the MY18 Subaru Forester

  My18 Subaru Forester  The original Subaru SUV which everyone knows and loves is back and even better. The high-riding wagon is smaller than the family-sized Subaru Outback but larger than the Impreza-based XV, blending a practical if boxy body with a rugged all-wheel-drive system and the promise of adventure. Which Subaru Forester is right for you? Well, Subaru has 3 categories which are as follows: 2.0i and 2.5i models which offer naturally aspirated four-cylinder engines with 110kW/198Nm or 126kW/235Nm outputs, ...

2017-10-27T10:59:36+00:00October 27th, 2017|Subaru|

Molly Taylor and team show they can ‘handle the heat’ in Heat Two of the Lightforce Rally SA

Barossa Valley wine country produced a vintage performance from Australian Rally Champion Molly Taylor and co-driver Bill Hayes in the Production Rally Car (PRC) class All-Wheel Drive Subaru WRX STI. The team just missed the lead in this year's closely-fought competition, following a second-place in Heat Two of the Lightforce Rally SA on the 16th of September 2017. Taylor said: “We’re in a much better position than we were at this time last year. The entire team has done a ...

2017-09-21T08:54:37+00:00September 21st, 2017|Subaru|
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