Tag "Subaru"

Subaru Isle of Man lap record onboard

As you’re probably aware, Subaru and British rally driver Mark Higgins recently smashed the four-wheeled Isle of Man TT course record. Using a Prodrive-built 450kW WRX STI, Higgins lapped the 60.75km circuit in just 17min35.139sec at an average speed of

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Subaru Levorg pricing and details

It looks like a WRX wagon but according to its maker the Subaru Levorg is more like the spiritual successor to the fourth-gen Euro-styled Liberty GT. A three-tier Levorg range has landed starting with the $42,990 GT and rising to

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2017 Subaru Levorg GT B-spec

Subaru is calling its oddly-named Levorg (it’s Grovel backwards) the spiritual successor to the Liberty GT station-wagon. Fair enough – everybody loves playing the nostalgia card these days – but does the Levorg have the substance to fill those big

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From the vault: Subaru WRX STi vs HSV GTS

Lets not fiddle with each other’s tockleys here. This comparison doesn’t deserve to exist on so many levels it’s almost funny. You won’t catch a wannabe HSV GTS owner wasting a sideways glance at a WRX STi. Simple as that. Meanwhile,

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Subaru BRZ facelift trumps Toyota 86

Subaru’s facelifted BRZ will debut fresh connectivity options, a new sports steering wheel and optional Brembo brakes and Sachs dampers – although sadly the latter duo will not be offered in Australia. The MY17 BRZ will arrive locally in the

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Subaru smashes Isle of Man TT record

Subaru has smashed its own lap record at the famous Isle of Man TT course, completing the 60.75km circuit in 17min35.139sec for an average speed of 207.26km/h. Former British rally champion and James Bond stunt driver Mark Higgins was the

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Subaru WRX STI vs Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

Aussies are well familiar with the concept having to choose between red and blue. Whether it’s cars (Ford vs Holden), football (Queensland vs NSW), beer (Tooheys/Cascade) or, back in the day, smokes (Winfields), most folks tend to naturally form a

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Subaru Forester STI: Sweet Dream

THE STi has been here before. It was an idea that made more sense than fermenting hops: back in 2004 Subaru’s go-fast arm took a Forester from the production line and zapped it with the STI parts catalogue. It also

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Subaru Forester tS specs revealed

Subaru’s rubber stamped final specification for a hot Forester ‘STI’ which will go on-sale here next month for $54,990.  Perched above the current range-topping turbo XT, the limited run Forester tS is claimed to wear $12K worth of extra Subaru

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Subaru Levorg STI under development

Subaru is developing a hot STI version of its new Levorg wagon. That’s the good news. The bad news is the Levorg STI, like the awesome S207 WRX STI, will only be available to the Japanese domestic market.  However, the

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