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2022 Subaru WRX teased, Australian launch due early 2022 – UPDATE: August 19 reveal confirmed

UPDATE, 28 July 2021: The 2022 Subaru WRX will be unveiled on 19 August 2021 at the New York motor show, the brand has confirmed. Teaser images and videos released by Subaru USA overnight show the new WRX getting sideways in the American desert. Highlights include further confirmation the new model will draw inspiration from 2017's Viziv Performance concept, plus a glimpse of the 2...

The Drive Five: Subaru WRX STI rumours and the unique stories you might have missed – 14 July 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you're a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique content we're publishing over on Drive. Here are our favourite stories published on Drive today – but there are plenty more over on the website to enjoy...

2022 Subaru Forester price and specs: Price rises and added safety for updated model

The 2022 Subaru Forester has received a mid-life update, highlighted by a new nose, some extra tech and prices rises across the range. There are still seven models in the revised Subaru Forester line-up – including two hybrid variants – which now starts from $35,990 plus on-road costs, an increase of $800...

End of an era: Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ sports cars sold out in Australia, new models inbound

The current-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ sports-car twins have sold out in Australia, CarAdvice understands. While limited dealer and demo supply may remain on some showroom floors, both manufacturers suggest their respective national dealer networks have cleared out stock and are awaiting next-generation replacements...

Subaru BRZ driver clocks up equivalent of $10,000 in fines after being chased by police helicopter

A 23-year-old Sydney driver of a Subaru BRZ sports car has clocked up the equivalent of more than $10,000 in speeding fines in one night after being spotted driving erratically by a police helicopter. NSW Police have released details about how one of its helicopters on routine patrol tracked the Subaru BRZ speeding for 11 minutes through suburbs in western Sydney late at night last week...

2022 Subaru Forester facelift revealed, Australian launch due by October 2021

The facelifted 2022 Subaru Forester has been unveiled, ahead of an Australian launch in the coming months (during the third quarter of 2021, spanning July to September inclusive). As reported by CarAdvice in May, changes to the updated Model Year 2022 Forester are relatively minor compared to a typical mid-life facelift, comprising mild exterior design tweaks, new interior trim choices, updated safety systems and revised transmission tuning for Subaru's popular mid-size SUV...

Subaru Australia recalls 95,843 Forester, XV, and Impreza vehicles following local incidents

Subaru Australia has recalled 95,843 vehicles in Australia across the Forester, XV, and Impreza model lines, citing two distinct faults. A total of 57,088 examples of the XV and Impreza are potentially affected by a software fault with the Engine Control Module (ECM), sold between 30 November 2016 and 2 November 2020 (Model Years 2017-2019)...

2022 Subaru BRZ: First Australian deliveries due late 2021, registrations of interest now open – UPDATE: Here in December

UPDATE, 1 June 2021: Subaru Australia is aiming to begin deliveries of the BRZ sports car in December of this year, a spokesperson for the brand has confirmed to CarAdvice. William Davis 3 May 2021: 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...

Electric encyclopaedia: Every car brand's electric vehicle plans – Part Four: Ram to Volvo

It's safe to say the automotive industry is currently undergoing the greatest shift since its very inception, with electrification and autonomy widely agreed to form the basis of the future of the new-car market. It can seem almost daily that a major car maker unveils a new electric vehicle, or announces plans to go all-electric in the coming years and decades – so often so that it can be a challenge to keep track of and stay on top of every brand's plans...

Subaru Solterra: Brand's first electric vehicle not coming to Australia

Subaru has teased its first mass-production electric vehicle, the 2022 Subaru Solterra – but it won't be coming to Australia for the immediate future. Given its official name overnight, the Solterra will launch in Japan, the US, Canada, Europe and China in the first half of 2022 – but Australia won't represent one of those launch markets, with Subaru's local arm citing a lack of a production slot for our market...

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...