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All-new Subaru Liberty makes debut

Seventh-gen Subaru Liberty unveiled in Chicago with new platform, tech and advanced infotainment. Featuring a wider stance and a steeply raked rising belt line, compared to the last car the seventh-generation Subaru Liberty is pure evolution, rather than revolution. At Chicago, Subaru launched the Liberty with two engines — a punchy 194kW turbocharged direct-injection 2.4-litre flat-four-cylinder that powers the XT and a less powerful 136kW 2.5-litre that drives the base model. Both are combined with Subaru’s Lineartronic CVT and the brand’s ...

2019-03-19T12:59:26+10:00March 19th, 2019|Subaru|

Subaru Forester 2019 Review

Over the past 20 years, the Subaru Forester SUV has developed an aura of dependability and safety. Its unique selling point was originally the extra safety of all-wheel drive. The all-paw traction returns in 2019 but every model grade now comes standard with adaptive radar cruise control, blind spot detection, lane keep assist, swiveling LED headlights and plenty more safety features besides. It now appears cheaper to run and better value. What’s new with 2019 Subaru Forester? Broadly speaking the ...

2019-03-19T11:47:25+10:00March 19th, 2019|Subaru|

2019 Subaru XV 2.0i-S

Last year, Subaru sold more XVs than any other model — out-selling its Forester big brother by 505 units. So for our first long-termer of the year, we thought we’d see what everyone loves about this high-riding Impreza. This model is the top-spec 2.0i-S XV and has the full menu in terms of safety gear, including adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, pre-collision brake assist, lane keep assist and more, all displayed on the dash’s 6.3-inch multi-function display and standard as part of ...

2019-03-19T11:26:06+10:00March 19th, 2019|Subaru|

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+10:00November 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+10:00June 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+10:00April 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+10:00April 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+10:00April 17th, 2018|Subaru, Used Cars|

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 ...

2019-03-04T11:48:09+10:00January 25th, 2018|Subaru|

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 ...

2019-03-04T12:00:26+10:00December 8th, 2017|Subaru|
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