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2022 Subaru Forester facelift coming soon, Australian launch expected by October 2021

The 2022 Subaru Forester mid-size SUV is in line for its mid-life facelift later this year – and it could be in Australian showrooms as early as July 2021. Its first major update since its local launch in late 2018, CarAdvice understands the facelifted Forester will arrive in Australian Subaru showrooms in the third quarter of 2021 (July to September inclusive) – pending any further delays related to semiconductor chip shortages, currently affecting the car industry...

2022 Subaru BRZ: First Australian deliveries due late 2021, registrations of interest now open

The 2022 Subaru BRZ will launch in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October to December inclusive), with customers interested in the new sports car now able to register their interest...

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi sells for more than $400,000

A rare 1998 Subaru Impreza with 40,000km on the clock has sold for an astonishing AUD$402,000 (US$312,555). Number 156 of just 400 Subaru Impreza 22B STi models built recently went under the hammer on US-based online auction site, Bring A Trailer. Located in the United States, the World Rally Blue example was imported into the US in 2020 under that country’s ‘show and display’ exemption...

2021 Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition price and specs: Swan-song sedan arrives in Australia

2021 Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition pricing and specification Styling changes, custom brake callipers and badging, but no extra power Just 75 examples coming to Australia Priced from $62,440 before on-road costs A swan-song variant of the outgoing Subaru WRX STI – known as the WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition – has been revealed for Australia, priced from $62,440 plus on-road costs...

2022 Toyota GR 86 Convertible rendered: New sports coupe gets the angle-grinder treatment

A convertible variant of the Toyota GR 86 and twin under the skin Subaru BRZ has long been rumoured – now we know what one could look like. Following its recent and highly-publicised launch, our in-house Photoshop whiz Alex Misoyannis took the liberty of rendering a roofless rendition of the all-new sports coupe...

Volkswagen takes a swipe at Subaru drivers in new ID.4 commercial

Volkswagen has delivered a playful dig at Subaru in a new ad for its ID.4 electric SUV by subtly implying that Subaru owners may not be so deserving of their 'green' image. The ad, currently airing in North America, features a family that's recently purchased an ID.4, and follows each family member as they detail how their lives have changed for the better since owning the car...

VFACTS: Subaru Outback topples Isuzu MU-X as both set segment records

Recreational off-road wagons continue to set sales records as an increasing number of Australians plan to holiday at home in the wake of the coronavirus crisis and amid international travel restrictions...

2022 Subaru BRZ: Right-hand-drive model unveiled with STI accessory range

The 2022 Subaru BRZ has made its right-hand drive debut, ahead of its full Australian launch understood for later in 2021. Unveiled alongside the global debut of its Toyota GR 86 twin, the Japanese-market BRZ (unsurprisingly) looks all but identical to the US-market model revealed in November 2020 – and is joined by an expanding catalogue of Subaru-designed accessories...

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness revealed, Australian launch under consideration

The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness has been unveiled in the US, with an Australian launch yet to be confirmed – though the rugged model remains the local arm's wishlist. The first model under Subaru's new Wilderness sub-brand – also expected to spawn Forester and XV Wilderness in the coming years – the Outback Wilderness aims to inject a dose of off-road capability into the brand's high-riding wagon...

2021 Subaru Outback recalled again over pre-collision braking fault

Subaru Australia has issued a second recall for 1982 examples of its 2021 Outback, citing a fault with the vehicle's pre-collision braking system that may see it activate unexpectedly. It marks the second recall announcement in one day for Subaru's new-generation large SUV, following a recall notice pertaining to the model's electronic brake booster appearing on the ACCC website only hours prior...

2021 Subaru Outback recalled over brake booster fault – UPDATE

UPDATE, 24 March 2021: Subaru Australia has now issued a second recall notice for the 2021 Subaru Outback. The second recall affects 1982 examples of the new-generation large SUV and pertains to a fault with the car's pre-collision braking system. The issue prompted the car maker's Japanese factory to issue a "stop delivery" notice to Australia Subaru dealers...