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

1989 Subaru GL AWD Turbo Wagon

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. In all this time, we've seen just one DOTS Subaru. » 1/16/09 9:00am 1/16/09 9:00am

Classic Ad Watch: Let Them Eat Crow

First there was the Buzzcocks shilling for Toyota. Uhm, no. Camping and Sport Utes have not ever been, nor will they ever be, punk rock. A beat up '91 Corolla plastered in xerox stickers and missing its hubcaps is punk rock, but camping? No. Next comes Iggy Pop croaking away for Cadillac with Teddy Bears. Closer!… » 3/08/07 1:26pm 3/08/07 1:26pm