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Subaru Outback: tougher look, price rise for 2014

The Subaru Outback has been updated for the 2014 model year with tougher exterior styling and a $500 price rise across the range. Refreshing the Outback are dark-tinted headlights, a set of dark grey alloy wheels and matching front grille trim. The side sills and cladding, wheel arch guards, front mud flaps and roof rails (with integrated cross bars) are finished in black, contrasting with lighter front and rear underbody guard protectors...

Subaru Outback: next-gen spied for the first time

The fifth generation Subaru Liberty has been spied, in jacked-up Subaru Outback wagon guise, at least 18 months away from its debut. Wearing some body cladding, the Outback mule was snapped during testing in California, USA, and reveals a number of structural and styling changes compared with the current generation model, which is now four years old...

2013 Subaru Outback becomes local brand's first diesel auto

The Subaru Outback will become the Japanese brand's first vehicle to be offered with a diesel engine/automatic transmission combination in Australia when the new wagon variant arrives in March. The car maker's new Lineartronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) will be available as an option to the standard six-speed manual gearbox on the 2013 Subaru Outback 2...

2013 Subaru Outback update brings price cuts up to $4000

The Subaru Outback range has been updated for 2013 with new features and specifications and with price cuts of up to $4000. The biggest saving sees the diesel-powered 110kW/350Nm Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium, now with new alloy wheels and a colour information display, available from $42,990. Prices for the standard Outback 2...

Subaru Outback: automatic option for diesel SUV

The 2013 Subaru Outback will become the first diesel-powered model in Subaru Australia's history to come with the option of an automatic transmission. Subaru has confirmed the upcoming Outback 2.0 Diesel will be offered with the Japanese brand's Lineartronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), heeding calls from customers for a self-shifting gearbox, particularly in rural and regional areas...

2012 Subaru Forester 2.0D, Outback 2.0D more fuel efficient

Subaru Australia has upgraded its two diesel models for 2012, with the Forester 2.0D and Outback 2.0D now offering improved fuel economy and smoother gearshifts. The Forester and Outback diesels are equipped with the same 2.0-litre diesel engine and six-speed manual transmission – a combination that is now 6.2 per cent more fuel efficient than before...

2012 Subaru Outback upgraded, Forester X limited edition on sale

The 2012 Subaru Outback gets a mild equipment upgrade for the New Year while retaining its old price. Mirroring the 2012 Model Year upgrade to the Liberty, satellite navigation, a reversing camera, USB connectivity, and a full-size alloy spare wheel are now standard across the range. The upgrades add around $2500 extra value to the entry-level Outback 2...

Hackers unlock, start Subaru Outback engine using SMS

Two professional hackers have used text messages to unlock the doors and start the engine of a brand new Subaru Outback.   The researchers from iSec Partners in the US used an Android phone and a technique they call ‘war texting’ to penetrate the car’s security system during a demonstration at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas...

Subaru XV Impreza-based Outback patent images revealed

Subaru has already unveiled a concept version of the Subaru XV, first at the 2011 Auto Shanghai show and then earlier this month at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show. Patent images have now be found outlining the look of the production version. These patent images, first published by China Car Times, resemble the Subaru XV Concept quite accurately, offering that same rugged two-tone look...

2011 Subaru Outback Touring special edition

Subaru has just announced a new special edition Outback offering a number of additional accessories and options free of charge. It's called the Subaru Outback Touring. The Subaru Outback is already a great car, providing plenty of features, renowned Subaru reliability and a capable all-wheel drive system matched with a comfortable ride height...

Subaru Eyesight for Liberty and Outback later this year

Subaru is set to equip Liberty and Outback models with its succesful EyeSight technology in the later part of this year. The idea is simple, equip vehicles with an eye that can detect potential collisions and help drivers in preventing accidents. Subaru EyeSight system will see tiny road-facing cameras placed on each side of the rear-view mirror...