40 Years Of Not Getting Stuck: A Subaru AWD History

Subaru's now famous Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is 40 years old. Contrary to what you might expect, the first couple of Subarus using it were not turbocharged racecars fighting against the mud and snow but rather affordable coupes and family cars in need of some extra grip. The Japanese company has been commited to… » 12/06/12 5:30pm 12/06/12 5:30pm

Subaru Wants You To Make Sumos Sexy, Take Shots Of Forester

When we were but wee Jalops, dreaming fantastically about our glamorous future as car journalists, the photoshoot seemed to be one of the most alluring perks of the job. What could be better than spending the day surrounded by models and a fast car? Subaru is hoping there's many more dreamers out there and is offering… » 5/30/08 1:40pm 5/30/08 1:40pm

Subaru Forester Washed In Sexy Sumo Sudsfest

Oh yeah, just like that, wash that hot new 2009 Subaru Forester you bad, bad sumo wrestlers. In an effort to appeal to the target demographic of the Forester, Subie has seen fit to run a gag ad taking the classic "hot chicks washing a car in skimpy clothes" theme in all new mawashi wearing direction. There is no way… » 5/13/08 1:20pm 5/13/08 1:20pm

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Subaru Forester

The 2009 Subaru Forester is just hanging out for all to see, so we took advantage and grabbed some shots. Not surprisingly it still looks like the Subaru Forester we showed you in December. Since we've seen it before, we took a closer look at the most interesting part of the car, what's underneath plain teal wrapper.… » 1/13/08 11:15am 1/13/08 11:15am

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Subaru Forester for US Market Finally Revealed

OK, so Subaru's finally revealed the official images of the US-spec 2009 Forester they'll be officially showing off at the Detroit Auto Show in two weeks — only a couple of hours after the early AM press release dropped — and here they are. It looks like the 2009 JDM-spec Subaru Forester except — umm — they appear to… » 12/27/07 9:55am 12/27/07 9:55am

Detroit Auto Show: Subaru Reveals Official Plans to Reveal 2009 Subaru…

Despite it being a secret to all but no one, Subie's released some paper today revealing their not-so-secret plans to reveal the US version of the 2009 Subaru Forester at the Detroit Auto Show in just two weeks. Expect the all-new Subaru to look pretty much exactly like the 2009 JDM Subaru Forester, galleried up… » 12/27/07 7:45am 12/27/07 7:45am

More STIs in the USA? Subaru Considers Performance Versions of…

With Subaru giving SEMA attendees an eyeful of what a Forester STI might look like, we're curious. Is the company just teasing, or are they planning something similar for production? Brace yourselves, Scoobieheads; according to AutoWeek it's the latter. AW reports Subaru is considering STI versions of both the… » 11/07/06 7:42am 11/07/06 7:42am