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Subaru plans shift to an all-electric line-up by mid-2030s

Subaru claims it will shift to an all-electric line-up of cars by the middle of next decade – but initial reports out of Japan are unclear whether or not this includes petrol-electric hybrids or a complete switch to purely electric cars...

Subaru issues apology over rudely-named Forester concept car

Subaru of America has issued an apology to its dealerships across North America after a special edition Forester with a rude name was revealed at the 2020 Singapore motor show this month. American publisher, The Drive, acquired a Subaru letter sent to dealers last Friday stating the car, named Forester Ultimate Customised Kit Special, was an “unfortunate situation” and that “Subaru of America Inc and Subaru Corporation had nothing to do with this...

Next-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ to get turbocharged power – report

Small sports coupe fans breathed a sigh of relief last year when it was revealed the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ had been officially renewed for a second generation. Now, there’s even more good news: Autocar reports the second-generation twins will see a big bump in power. Like the current models, the new coupes will use a Subaru powertrain...

Subaru Levorg STI Sport Prototype unveiled

The Subaru Levorg STI Sport Prototype has been revealed at the 2020 Tokyo Auto Salon. Being an STI Sport, rather a full-blown STI, model, the latest Prototype doesn't differ too much, at least visually, from the car shown at last year's Tokyo motor show. Changes include STI badges on the grille and tailgate, an additional set of lights above the fog lights, STI-branded exhaust finishers, and a more aggressive rear diffuser...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Subaru Forester hybrid, XV hybrid pricing and specs

Subaru Australia will launch electrified versions of the XV and Forester in March 2020. Priced from $35,580 before on-road costs, the XV Hybrid e-Boxer AWD will undercut the just-released Toyota C-HR Hybrid by $860 when it launches in March. Meanwhile, the Forester Hybrid will be offered in two trims: L AWD and S AWD, priced from $39,990 and $45,990 before on-road costs respectively...

Subaru recalls 80,000 cars in Australia for two separate faults - UPDATE

Subaru is recalling 80,000 cars in Australia for two separate technical faults, however 25,000 of them have been included in both recall campaigns. The recalls also affect 466,000 Subaru cars sold in the US with the same faults. UPDATE, 4/11/19: The first of these recalls has gone live on the ACCC website. You can access it here...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Subaru WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition unveiled

The Subaru WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition, with its soon-to-be pensioned off engine, made its debut alongside the far more modern Levorg Prototype at the 2019 Tokyo motor show. Based on the WRX STI Type S, the Final Edition is powered by a EJ20 2.0-litre turbocharged four-pot boxer engine tuned to produce 227kW of power and 422Nm of torque...

Subaru Levorg Prototype revealed: Production model coming in 2020

Subaru has previewed the next-generation Levorg wagon with a 'Prototype' version at the 2019 Tokyo motor show, with the production model to go on sale in Japan during the second half of next year. The company says the new Levorg features "various cutting-edge technologies" and symbolises the "new generation of Subaru"...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...