2015 Subaru Liberty Review

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2015 Subaru Liberty Review

Improvements all-round for the Subaru Liberty make it more enticing for buyers. But it's not all roses, Matt Campbell finds.

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2015 Subaru Outback Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Subaru Outback Review

The new Subaru Outback is more refined, better equipped and more affordable than its predecessor. Are there any chinks in its armour? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$35,490 to $47,990

Subaru set to follow downsizing trend : Japanese brand could phase out six-cylinder, expand diesel engine range
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Subaru set to follow downsizing trend : Japanese brand could phase out six-cylinder, expand diesel engine range

The days of the big naturally-aspirated six-cylinder engine are coming to an end, and Subaru could be the next maker to drop its largest petrol engine in favour of a smaller turbocharged unit. That’s despite the brand touting its 3...


Subaru XV hot-hatch “technically possible” but unlikely, says senior engineer
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Subaru XV hot-hatch “technically possible” but unlikely, says senior engineer

Buyers after a more performance-focused version of the Subaru XV crossover hatch are set to be saddened by the news that the Japanese brand is not pursuing a go-fast version of the popular model. The Subaru XV currently comes with only a 2.0-litre petrol four-cylinder engine producing 110kW of power and 196Nm of torque...


Subaru price cuts : Japanese brand explains its dramatic adjustments
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Subaru price cuts : Japanese brand explains its dramatic adjustments

Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior says the price changes for the 2015 Subaru Liberty and 2015 Subaru Outback are representative of a new market dynamic for the mid-sized sedan and crossover wagon. “Obviously it’s a process that’s locked into negotiations with the factory, currency, hedging and that sort of stuff,” Senior said...


2015 Subaru Liberty : Pricing drops of up to $14,000
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2015 Subaru Liberty : Pricing drops of up to $14,000

The 2015 Subaru Liberty mid-sized sedan will go on sale in the new year with dramatically lower pricing and increased standard specification, as its Japanese maker celebrates the 25th anniversary of the model being sold in Australia...


Subaru Levorg performance wagon decision due by March 2015
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Subaru Levorg performance wagon decision due by March 2015

Whether or not the performance-focused Subaru Levorg wagon will form a part of the Japanese brand’s local line-up is set to be decided within three months. Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior confirmed the brand will have an answer for potential buyers of the Levorg – which can be specified as essentially a more practical five-door wagon version of the WRX – in the new year...


2015 Subaru Outback : Pricing drops of up to $10,000
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2015 Subaru Outback : Pricing drops of up to $10,000

The first examples of the all-new 2015 Subaru Outback have arrived in Australia ahead of going on sale early in the new year - and prices are down significantly across the Japanese brand's wagon-cum-SUV range. Between $2000 and a whopping $10,000 has been trimmed from the list price of each member of the five-variant range. The entry point 2...


Subaru WRX STI - how to set Rev Limiter
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Subaru WRX STI - how to set Rev Limiter

The Subaru WRX STI has long been considered the rally car you can drive on the road. Now you can take things a step further by adjusting your own personal shift warning buzzer.


Subaru Forester tS : 300 STI-tuned special edition SUVs for Japan only
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Subaru Forester tS : 300 STI-tuned special edition SUVs for Japan only

Japanese customers have been treated to the Subaru Forester tS – an STI-tuned special edition with sporty styling and mechanical enhancements. Distinguishing the Forester tS from the outside are STI and tS badges, cherry red pinstripes on the black front grille and rear bumper, unique front and rear lower spoilers, metallic silver fog light surrounds and lower door mouldings, and black side skirts, mirror caps and roof spoiler...


2015 Subaru BRZ Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Subaru BRZ Review

Easily better than sliced bread but possibly harder to justify, the updated Subaru BRZ is still a class act...

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$37,150 to $39,730

Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Premium: A week with Dr Dave
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Premium: A week with Dr Dave

How much different is the new Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Premium to it's 2006 predecessor? Old Subaru owner Dr. Dave puts the new one to the test in this Guest Review.

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$50,490

2014 Subaru Forester - A Week with Dr Dave
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2014 Subaru Forester - A Week with Dr Dave

Dr Dave currently drives a 2010 Subaru Forester, so we’ll get him to drive a new 2014 Forester XT around for a week to see what he thinks. What are the differences, what does he like and not like, would he consider upgrading to the new model.


Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo concept will be available on GT6 soon
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Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo concept will be available on GT6 soon

Subaru is the latest in the latest in a long line of car makers to release a concept car in the virtual world, with the Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo soon to make its debut in the PlayStation game Gran Turismo 6. At first glance, especially at the front, the Subaru Viziv GT bears a passing resemblance to another bewinged all-wheel drive Japanese supercar: the Nissan GT-R...


2015 Subaru Liberty specifications revealed
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2015 Subaru Liberty specifications revealed

Specification details of the 2015 Subaru Liberty sedan have been revealed on the company's website weeks ahead of its scheduled debut. The all-new Liberty sedan (it's only available as a sedan, this time around, with the new Outback filling the role of mid-size wagon for the Japanese brand) is expected to go on sale from 1 January 2015, and Subaru has published full detailed specifications for the three-model range ahead of time...


Subaru Impreza AWD review
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Subaru Impreza AWD review

Matt Campbell explains the benefits all-wheel drive can offer.


2015 Subaru Liberty gets standard EyeSight active safety
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2015 Subaru Liberty gets standard EyeSight active safety

The sixth-generation 2015 Subaru Liberty sedan due to launch in Australian showrooms during January will be the first model to get the car maker’s EyeSight driver assist technology suite as standard. This means that every version of Subaru’s mid-sized Passat and Mazda 6 rival will come standard with Pre-Collision Braking (auto low-speed braking), a new Pre-Collision Steering Assist (auto low-speed obstacle avoidance) system and Adaptive Cruise Control...


Teasers of STI-modified Subaru Forester model leaked online
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Teasers of STI-modified Subaru Forester model leaked online

Teaser photos believed to be of a new STI-fettled Subaru Forester have appeared online ahead of the car's full reveal on November 25. The photos, which were published on multiple sites, including Top Gear and World Car Fans, bear a striking similarity to the Forester tS concept, which made its debut in August during Round 6 of the Super GT racing series at Suzuka...


2015 Subaru Impreza update revealed in US
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2015 Subaru Impreza update revealed in US

An upgraded version of the US-market Subaru Impreza small car has surfaced, bringing with it subtle styling tweaks, extra sound-deadening, additional equipment and the availability of EyeSight preventative safety technologies.  The mid-life update comes as Subaru of America — the core region for the Japanese brand — guns for its seventh consecutive year of record sales...


Subaru BRZ Special Edition revealed
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Subaru BRZ Special Edition revealed

A new 2015 Subaru BRZ Special Edition will arrive in Australia this November, replete with a number of styling tweaks though no changes under the skin. In order to stand out from the crowd, the limited-run Subaru BRZ coupe gets very American GT stripes on the bonnet, boot and roof; 17-inch STI alloy wheels; an STI boot spoiler plus front, side and rear-side under spoilers; a rear diffuser and a push-button starter switch...