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class-leading features for new forester turbo diesel

Subaru’s widely-acclaimed new Boxer Diesel engine is now available in the new Forester where it is expected to account for 80 per cent of sales and eventually turn it into Subaru’s best-selling model. First introduced in the Legacy and Outback in May, the 2.0 litre, four-cylinder horizontally-opposed Boxer Diese

subaru unveils high-performance forester xti concept

Subaru of America, Inc. today revealed the Forester® XTI Concept. It will be unveiled to the public at the 2008 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show, which runs at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 4-7. The Forester XTI Concept combines the versatility of the all-new Forester 2.5XT with the all

Subaru of America, Inc. today revealed the Mountain Rescue Forester® Vehicle, built for the National Ski Patrol (NSP). It will debut at the 2008 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show that runs at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 4-7. Working with Subaru of America, Detroit-based Specialized Vehicles built the Mountain Rescue Forester Concept as the ultimate first responder vehicle, bolstering its trail-driving capability

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

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’s highly-acclaimed new Boxer Diesel engine will appear for the first time in both the new Forester and Impreza at the 2008 Paris Motor Show (October 4-19). Meanwhile, other highlights include a Subaru Impreza WRX2008 replica plus the Subaru R1e and G4e electric cars. There will also be a 50th Anniversary Display showcasing the original Subaru 360 minicar. Subaru’s press conference takes place on the Subaru stand at 17.00 hours o

The final day of Rally New Zealand took crews to some of the most photographed and talked about stages on the whole World Rally Championship calendar. The Te Hutewai and Whaanga Coast stages go as far west of the rally base in Hamilton as possible - they run along the headland of the Tasman Sea. Both Suzuki drivers Toni Gardemeister and P-G Andersson were looking forward to the stages, which are as much a treat for the drivers as they are for

More than 1000 Subaru owners and thousands more fans have celebrated the life of Colin McRae this weekend. A convoy, which at its peak stretched 30 miles with an estimated 1100 Subaru cars, left Colin’s home town of Lanark on Saturday morning, led by his father Jimmy McRae. Nine hours and 300 miles later, it arrived at Prodrive’s headquarters in Banbury, having been cheered along the way by thousands of fans who stood on every available motorway bridge on route. “Literally every bridge had people wavi

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

Nearly 1300 Subarus will gather to celebrate the life of Colin McRae and create a convoy which will stretch nearly 20 miles. Fans all the way from Scotland to the Midlands will be able to watch the convoy as it travels more than 300 miles from Lanark to Banbury along the motorway network on Saturday 30 August. The convoy of Subarus departs Lanark at 10 am, led by Jimmy McRae in one of Colin’s original cars, before travelling south along the M74 and M6.  By the time it reaches Birmingham a

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

Subaru is revving up performance and handling in its iconic All-Wheel Drive Impreza WRX sport compact for 2009, following the debut of the all-new model in 2008. Performance leaps to a higher level in the 2009 WRX thanks to a 265 horsepower turbocharged intercooled Boxer engine, retuned suspension and wider, lower-profile summer performance tires. WRX enthusiasts will quickly identify the 2009 models by the ST-type grille and standard Aero Package. The 2009 Impreza WRX comes with a 5-speed manual transmission.