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Subaru Forester Named Motor Trend 2009 Sport/Utility of the Year

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Subaru Forester was named MOTOR TREND’s 2009 Sport/Utility of the Year. Topping 12 other contenders, the Subaru Forester was, according to MOTOR TREND editor-in- chief, Angus MacKenzie, the judges’ unanimous decision. “The Subaru Forester is the SUV for our times,” said MacKenzie. “We are proud and honored to receive this award for the Subaru Forester,” said Thomas J. Doll, executiv

Class-leading features from new Boxer Diesel Forester

The new Boxer Diesel Forester – itself only launched in April in petrol format – the boxer diesel catapults it to the top of the class for fuel economy and low emissions. It also offers drivers the longest range of any SUV at more than 1,000 km before refuelling. No other competitor can match the new Forester 2.

Subaru Announces Pricing On New 2009 Impreza And Tribeca Models

Subaru of America, Inc. this week announced pricing on the 2009 Impreza and the upgraded 2009 Tribeca Special Edition models. “Subaru is proud to announce these product enhancements that continue to create value for the Impreza, WRX and Tribeca vehicle lines,” said Tom Doll, executive vice president, Subaru of America, Inc. With the final rollout of the exceptional 2009 Subaru models complete, the company is poised to continue gaining gre

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX To Make Public Debut At ESPN X Games 14

The newly-announced 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX will make its public debut at X Games 14, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. July 31 – August 3. Boasting engine and handling upgrades, the 265 horsepower WRX will be on show at the Subaru display in the Sponsor’s Village. A 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX will be awarded to the “Subaru Most Outstanding Athlete of the Games” recipient. “We are excited to be giving the 2009 WRX its debut at X Games

FHI Showcases Its Subaru Plug-in STELLA Concept, a New Prototype Electric Vehicle, at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced the successful development of its Subaru Plug-in STELLA Concept model, a prototype electric vehicle (EV). FHI will provide five units of the Plug-in STELLA Concept for use at the Hokkaido Toyako Summit to be held July 7 through 9, 2008. Four of the five will be used to transport government officials and other participants at the summit, while one vehicle will be di

FHI Unveils New Model Subaru EXIGA, a Seven-Seater for Panorama Touring

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced the debut of its new Subaru EXIGA in Japan. The EXIGA went on sale nationwide through Subaru dealerships today. Based on the concept of a seven-seater with panoramic visibility for the touring experience, the EXIGA has been developed to provide a safe and pleasant journey for all occupants. Capitalizing on its accumulated know-how from building wagons and crosso

Uk team to put original subaru to ultimate test

Four UK Subaru fans are to put the manufacturer’s original model, the 360cc microcar, to the ultimate test - a 2,000-mile rally through some of Europe’s toughest terrain including Italy’s Stelvio and Gavia Passes. And not only does the ‘Liege-Brescia-Liege’ rally commemorate the 50th anniversary of the original but also the 50th anniversary of the launch of Subaru of Japan’s first passenger car. It is the world’s only International rally for sub-500cc cars and has attracted over 75 entrants, some

Subaru Justy 1.0S

Fuji the maker of Subaru automobiles, announced that it will unveil its new Subaru Justy at the 62nd Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) and it will go on sale in Europe immediately following the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Justy is positioned as an entry-level car in Subaru’s lineup. While offering nimble maneuverability and cabin roominess, the new Justy boasts exceptional fuel economy and low emission levels, thanks to the compact 1.0-litre engine. Two versions will be avai

Subaru Impreza WRX

Fuji Heavy Industries Inc. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced the unveiling of its all new Subaru Impreza (U.S. specifications) at the New York International Auto Show, which will be held from April 6 through 15. (Press days : April 4 and 5) The third-generation Impreza will hit the market around the world starting this summer. Developed around the product concept of new, more refined designs for comfort, the latest Impreza incorporates sophisticated styling and rich inte

Subaru Tribeca

Fuji Heavy Industries Inc. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced its plan to introduce the redesigned Subaru B9 Tribeca, now named Subaru Tribeca, and to start sales in the U.S. this summer. FHI will unveil the new Tribeca (U.S. specifications) at the New York International Auto Show, which will be held from April 6 through 15. Advancing the concept of a progressive sports utility vehicle (SUV), the new Tribeca features powerful new styling, improved performance, enh

2008 Subaru Outback and Legacy

Subaru today presented the North American debut of its re-designed 2008 Subaru Legacy and Outback models, at the 2007 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Hall. Subaru also debuted its new flagship sedan model, the Subaru Legacy 3.0 R Limited, a first-ever 6-cylinder Legacy model for the North American market. An All-Wheel Drive pioneer, Subaru is the only brand to equip all its models with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as standard. The Legacy 3.0 R is positioned to compete against mi