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2016 Subaru WRX Review: Sandown Raceway weekender

Teaming accessible performance with real-world practicality, Dave heads to Sandown Raceway in the 2016 Subaru WRX for the latest weekend warrior track test...

Sydney to Berry day trip : Driving the Subaru WRX Premium

There are many fantastic roads around Sydney, you just need to battle your way out of the city first. Once you're free of the snarl, a day trip is well worth the effort, and I'll take any excuse to get away from the hustle and bustle to soak up the amazing scenery and explore more of the many towns that lie within a few hours of home...

2016 Subaru WRX Review

The Subaru WRX is back with a vengeance. The entry level variant offers improved styling both inside and out with punchy performance.

2015 Subaru WRX STI Premium Review

It's been updated for 2015 and the styling has matured too. The WRX STi has always been a fan favourite thanks to its potency at an affordable price point. Is this new model as potent as the previous versions?

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Subaru WRX Videos

Front-wheel-drive v rear-wheel-drive v all-wheel-drive: Vehicle dynamics and stability control tested

Read the article here. Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. What's the difference? And which one should you buy? We head out to the DECA skidpad in Shepparton to put all three to the test. Along with Australian World Rally Championship driver Chris Atkinson, we also brought along an example of each drivetrain layout...

2016 Subaru WRX track day review - Sandown Raceway

If you're after a practical sports car and you've got around $40,000 to spend, the turbocharged all-wheel-drive 2016 Subaru WRX seems to have a lot of the goods. But just how good is it? And how well can it handle a day on track? Well, conveniently, we're back again at Sandown Raceway for another weekend warrior track test to find out...

2016 Subaru WRX Review

Back in the late 90’s there was one car that could do it all, and everyone, including me, wanted one. The Subaru WRX – it was an affordable, turbo charged, all-wheel-drive, road-going rally weapon then and you know what, it still is...

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.

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Subaru WRX Comparisons

Subaru WRX v Subaru WRX STi : Comparison review

This may seem like an odd product comparison, but it’s an entirely relevant one for people in the market for a Subaru WRX or Subaru WRX STi. The WRX has become sportier, while the WRX STi has taken on an even harder performance edge...

Subaru WRX STI Old v New Comparison: 2015 sedan v 1999 two-door

Few cars have held as much prominence as the Subaru WRX did back in the 1990s. Tearing up roads and rally stages the world over with its turbocharged engine and all-wheel-drive traction, the WRX turned a humble family sedan into a cult icon that put the small Japanese manufacturer on the genuine performance car map...

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...

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Subaru WRX News

Subaru, Prodrive set new Isle of Man TT record with enhanced WRX STI - UPDATE

UPDATE: In a run early on Monday morning, Mark Higgins bettered his record once more, clocking a time of 17 minutes and 35 seconds, averaging a speed of 207.15km/h. The team have another run planned for Friday. UPDATE 2: In a video released June 24, 2016, Higgins offers a voice-over commentary of his record-breaking run...

Which should I buy, FWD, RWD or AWD?: Vehicle dynamics and stability control tested

If you’re buying a new car, you’ll face a choice of drivetrain layouts. And while engine position may vary from a front, rear or mid placement, the powered wheels will inevitably be those up front, those out back, or all four. CarAdvice reader Julie contacted us to ask which way should she lean for her next new-car purchase...

2016 Subaru WRX Special Edition celebrates 50,000 sales

Subaru is celebrating 50,000 Australian sales of its road-going rally car, the WRX, with a special edition appropriately named the WRX Special Edition. Based on the WRX Premium variant, the special edition model gains 18-inch black BBS alloy wheels, along with red accents to the partial leather seats, door trims, air-conditioning dials and on top of the driver’s display...

Prodrive, Subaru reveal new WRX STI built for Isle of Man record attempt

Subaru Technica International (STI) has teamed up with UK-based Prodrive to create a special new WRX STI racer to tackle the legendary Isle of Man TT course. More famous for its success on rally stages around the world, the Subaru WRX STI of late has been the weapon of choice to chase the lap record around the Isle of Man time trial circuit...

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Subaru WRX Owner Reviews

2015 Subaru WRX Premium (AWD) Review

Late last year when I was looking for a new car I had just came out of a Passat TDi130 Highline wagon. I was initially looking at an Outback but decided we didn't really need two large cars (we had a territory as well which we have just traded on a new GXL Prado). When I was at the dealership I decided to test drive the newly released MY16 WRX...

2015 Subaru WRX Premium (AWD) Review

This car is a fantastic value for money performance car. After owning for 12 months this car has never given me any problems. And the quality of the car has proven itself, with no obvious wear or tear. Servicing is not as cheap as some of the other fixed price servicing programs, however it isn't as expensive as the German counterparts...

2016 Subaru WRX Premium (AWD) Review

  Having recently dropped my MY16 WRX Premium off for it's first service (at 6, rather than 12 months disappointingly), I thought it was time to share some of my experience with the car. Let me preface this review by saying that I have long had a love affair with the WRX (thanks Gran Turismo) and this has been my first new car purchase...

2015 Subaru WRX Review

Subaru's WRX is intended to take the car from its boy-racer roots to a more sophisticated customer, but has Subaru done enough? Subaru's aim for the current model WRX is to provide a more upmarket car which will interest a wider audience of car buyers. At the same time, it still provides a very affordable entry into the sports sedan market...

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