Subaru Forester Review: 2.5i-L

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Subaru Forester Review: 2.5i-L

The Subaru Forester 2.5i-L is comfortable, frugal and spacious, though its outdated multimedia system and starting price are less than class-leading...

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Subaru to use one platform for future models - report
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Subaru to use one platform for future models - report

The next generation of Subaru passenger vehicles will be based on a single architecture as the brand looks to cut costs and development times. Automotive News reports the new platform will underpin everything from the compact Impreza to an all-new seven-seat SUV designed to replace the ageing Tribeca...


Subaru WRX S4 launched in Japan with 221kW/400Nm engine
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Subaru WRX S4 launched in Japan with 221kW/400Nm engine

The Subaru WRX S4 has been unveiled in Japan, featuring a more powerful turbocharged engine than the model that's sold in Australia and other overseas markets. Under the scooped bonnet lives a version of Subaru's 2.0-litre direct injection turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine that's capable of delivering 221kW of power and 400Nm of torque to all four wheels...


2014 Subaru XV Review
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2014 Subaru XV Review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/301341/?yt_desc - Read the full review here. We test the third best selling compact SUV in Australia, the Subaru XV...


2014 Subaru XV Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Subaru XV Review

The Subaru XV is one of the top-selling small SUVs on the market. Matt Campbell sees how it stacks up in light of new rivals.

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$28,490 to $36,990

Subaru considering re-entering global motorsport, rules out sub-XV SUV - report
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Subaru considering re-entering global motorsport, rules out sub-XV SUV - report

Unnamed sources within the company have said that Subaru is preparing to invest in a return to global motorsport, but is unsure of where to spend its money. If the sources who spoke to Auto Express are correct the most obvious avenue would be via the World Rally Championship. Current regulations favour sub-Impreza-sized vehicles, so this would require Subaru reworking its WRX STI significantly...


NRMA offers cheaper insurance for cars with AEB as standard
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NRMA offers cheaper insurance for cars with AEB as standard

NRMA Insurance will reduce premiums for those who own vehicles with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) fitted as standard, but rival insurers will not follow suit any time soon. Head of research Robert McDonald made the announcement this week, revealing that depending on the type of system, car owners who take out a new policy with NRMA or renew their existing policy could save up to 15 per cent...


I like it rough, loud and dirty
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I like it rough, loud and dirty

That’s right, you heard me. When it comes to a car’s engine noise and exhaust note, as well as the all-encompassing thrill and feel of driving something that claims to offer ‘sporty’ performance, I expect the driving experience to be rough, loud and dirty. But sometimes a car that promises a lot on paper can leave you feeling unsatisfied...


2015 Subaru BRZ: Suspension tweaks, styling changes for Toyota 86 twin
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2015 Subaru BRZ: Suspension tweaks, styling changes for Toyota 86 twin

The 2015 Subaru BRZ on-sale now gets a range of tweaks that almost mirror those implemented on its twin model, the Toyota 86. Subaru says the cosmetic changes include a new shark fin antenna for the exterior, while inside the car sees a new frameless rear-vision mirror and trim elements that were previously finished in silver switch to a matte carbonfibre look...


Subaru WRX S4 teased prior to August reveal
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Subaru WRX S4 teased prior to August reveal

Subaru has given us a first glimpse of the new Subaru WRX S4 that will be revealed in Japan on August 25. Few concrete details are known about the new car, but we do know that the WRX S4 will be equipped with the latest version of EyeSight, which uses colour stereo cameras to detect pedestrians and vehicles. The WRX and WRX STI available in Australia isn't available with EyeSight...


Sports car comparison : Subaru WRX STI v Audi S3 v Volkswagen Golf R
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Sports car comparison : Subaru WRX STI v Audi S3 v Volkswagen Golf R

The new Subaru WRX STI has a lot to live up to, especially now that we know the garden variety WRX is a significantly better car than the old model in every way. The early signs are good, because the STI in Premium guise, as tested here, immediately ramps up the bang-for-your-buck factor. At $54,990 (or $49,990 if you forgo luxury kit), it’s a massive $10,000 cheaper than the model it replaces...


Subaru XV Black limited edition expands local SUV line-up
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Subaru XV Black limited edition expands local SUV line-up

The limited edition Subaru XV Black has been added to the compact SUVs range, priced from $29,740. Limited to 300 cars and spread across all three existing Subaru XV variants – equipped with both six-speed manual and continuously variable transmissions – the limited edition Black comes at a $1250 premium but adds a claimed $2500 worth of value...


Subaru BRZ no one-generation wonder, says FHI boss
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Subaru BRZ no one-generation wonder, says FHI boss

The Subaru BRZ will not just be a one-generation wonder, insists the boss of the Japanese car maker’s parent company. Fuji Heavy Industries president Yasuyuki Yoshinaga told Automotive News the brand would again collaborate with Toyota on a successor to its current rear-wheel-drive, two-door sports car, which is twinned with the Toyota 86...


Subaru Australia introduces capped-price servicing
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Subaru Australia introduces capped-price servicing

Subaru Australia has launched a comprehensive capped-price servicing program to cover owners for the life of their vehicles. The capped-price servicing program will apply to the Japanese manufacturer’s entire new vehicle range from tomorrow (July 1) and will also retrospectively cover vehicles back to the 2006 model year...


Subaru Forester diesel automatic due in 2015
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Subaru Forester diesel automatic due in 2015

A diesel automatic version of the Subaru Forester is scheduled to launch in Australia in the first half of 2015. The addition of a self-shifting diesel version of the Subaru Forester has been confirmed by the company's local arm, with an expected arrival in the first half of the year to coincide with a mid-life update of the popular SUV...


Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki and Daihatsu create new alliance for efficient engines
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Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki and Daihatsu create new alliance for efficient engines

The biggest automotive brands in Japan are joining forces to work on ways to make internal combustion engines more efficient. A new consortium known as the Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines (AICE) has been established, with Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki and Daihatsu all signed up with the aim of improving fuel efficiency levels by 30 per cent for internal combustion petrol and diesel engines by 2020...


Subaru 2020 strategy focuses on improved vehicle quality, new SUVs
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Subaru 2020 strategy focuses on improved vehicle quality, new SUVs

Subaru will aim to increase vehicle quality rather than dramatically boost sales under parent company Fuji Heavy Industries’ new mid-term management strategy. FHI’s ‘Prominence 2020’ mission statement includes its vision for Subaru as “not big in size, but a high-quality company with distinctive strengths”...


2014 Subaru Forester Review : 2.5i Auto
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Subaru Forester Review : 2.5i Auto

The Subaru Forester has morphed from a lifted, high-clearance wagon to something of a serious off roader in recent years.

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Subaru WRX smashes Australian sales record
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Subaru WRX smashes Australian sales record

The Subaru WRX has smashed its monthly sales record, with Australians purchasing 691 of the all-new fourth-generation sports cars in April. The landmark sales result easily surpasses the WRX’s previous 469-unit record that has stood since popularity of the original first-generation model peaked in 1999...


2015 Subaru BRZ gets suspension revisions, subtle tweaks
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2015 Subaru BRZ gets suspension revisions, subtle tweaks

A subtly updated version of the Subaru BRZ is set to arrive in Australia in the coming months after being unveiled in Japan overnight. The introduction of the 2015 Subaru BRZ comes just days after Toyota announced an almost identical list of upgrades for its half of the Japanese sports car partnership, the 86...