Why Was The Subaru Impreza Voted Best Off-Road Beater?

Jalopnik's March Madness bracket of beaters has reached the Failure Four and a champion of each category has been selected. There were some strong candidates among the off-roaders; Jeep XJ, Ford Ranger... yet you chose to exalt the first-gen Subaru Impreza as the bastion of beater dirt devils. » 3/31/14 7:23pm 3/31/14 7:23pm

The Impreza 22B Was The Ultimate Thoroughbred Subaru

As we eagerly await the production debut of the 2015 Subaru WRX, the latest in a long line of rally-bred, turbocharged all-wheel drive machines, let us pause and reflect on what may have been the ultimate Subaru: the Impreza 22B. » 12/05/13 12:30pm 12/05/13 12:30pm

This Is What Jumping 105 Feet In A Rally Car Looks Like

Meet rally driver Erika Detota and her codriver Mary Warren. They are on the last stage of the only all-tarmac rally in the US and they are about to jump their car 105 feet down the road. » 4/24/13 3:34pm 4/24/13 3:34pm

The 1998 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Is Dressed Up For Serious Driving

For quite a long time, Subaru was a competitor on the World Rally Championship circuit with its amazing turbocharged weapons. And that's exacty where the inspiration for the 1998 Impreza 2.5 RS came from, what, with its large wing and non-racing derived 2.5 liter boxer four engine. » 12/27/12 6:00pm 12/27/12 6:00pm

Watch A Subaru With Blown Struts Buck Like A Bronco

Pikes Peak racer Brianne Corn just bought a used Subaru Impreza for $600 and she thinks the rear struts are broken. How does she know? The car bucks like a bronco, and the back wheels lift clean off the ground. » 9/26/12 10:00am 9/26/12 10:00am

This Subaru STI flew 100 feet into a building

A 20-year-old driver in Santa Fe, Texas had a yeeee-ha moment in a Subaru Impreza STI this past weekend. He missed a turn at 90 mph, ran up a railroad embankment (aka, "ramp"), flew 100 feet through the air, and slammed through the roof of a building. » 12/19/11 3:00pm 12/19/11 3:00pm

2012 Subaru Impreza: First Drive

With off-the-mark fuel economy and iffy styling, the last-gen Impreza found itself behind a couple of curves. Indeed, 41% of buyers who'd considered but didn't choose the previous Impreza cited styling as the reason. But will the 2012 Subaru Impreza change all that? Let's find out. » 10/03/11 12:00pm 10/03/11 12:00pm

Watch real-life Beavis and Butthead destroy a Subaru Impreza

The video earlier today of the busted Subaru being towed out of Miner's Gulch? Here's the moron doing it. Note the friend asking "Is this even meant for cars?" The answer is "no, no it isn't." Someone was kind enough to relieve him of his seats and stereo after he abandoned the car. » 8/30/11 2:30pm 8/30/11 2:30pm

The Lee Grace Dougherty ad Subaru would run if they had balls

Three siblings from Florida, sought for a string of robberies, stole a Subaru Impreza and led police on a 20-mile car chase in Colorado at speeds of over 100 mph. The chase ended when cops put down a "stop stick." » 8/11/11 4:00pm 8/11/11 4:00pm

Subaru Impreza Concept: Bigger, Less Furious

This leaked image of the Subaru Impreza Design Concept displays design more consistent with the company's desire to not frighten people with huge wings and scary headlights. It also appears larger than the current Impreza. Americans like big things. » 11/17/10 2:45pm 11/17/10 2:45pm

2011 Subaru WRX, STI: First Drive

This is the 2011 Subaru WRX STI sedan. It's a four-door version of Subaru's legendary rally rocket, and it marks a return to the form factor that made the model famous. Is it any different from its hatchback sibling? » 7/19/10 9:00am 7/19/10 9:00am

Subarus, Mud, And The Fine Art Of Sideways

This is a Subaru STI. This is an ice-covered dirt track in the middle of Utah. And this is a man driving a car with a dab of oppo. This post? This is our guide to hooning a Subaru. » 3/17/10 12:00pm 3/17/10 12:00pm

GT-R and Porsche-ified Subaru STI Actually Less Attractive Than Panamera

Escort young children and people with weak constitutions from the room before you open this post. The poor, poor Subaru WRX STI below has been brutally bludgeoned with badly-executed Nissan GT-R and Porsche styling elements. Be afraid. » 1/18/10 5:15pm 1/18/10 5:15pm

Travis Pastrana To Jump From Pier To Barge New Year’s Day

Travis Pastrana will jump his Subaru Impreza rally car from the Long Beach pier to a barge moored 250-feet out in the water for his latest New Year's Day stunt. Don't worry, he says water is soft. » 12/28/09 9:30am 12/28/09 9:30am

2011 Subaru Coupe Nürburgring Action Captured On Video!

W thought the still photos of the Subaru Coupe on the Nürburgring were pretty cool, and now the folks over at ft86club have grabbed some video of the car in action. » 10/18/09 2:45pm 10/18/09 2:45pm

Lamest Day LeMons Into Second Half, Subaru Impreza Leads!

Would you believe a Subaru leading as the we get deeper into nighttime racing? It hasn't even been raining! Yes, the Team Paisley '98 Impreza has a couple of laps on the number two contender. » 10/04/09 3:00am 10/04/09 3:00am

Subaru WRX STI Spec C: 304 HP JDM Bruiser

Are you a citizen of the United States and want a higher spec, lighter weight, more hard core version of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI? Too bad, the Spec C is only available in Japan. » 7/24/09 12:00pm 7/24/09 12:00pm

Garage Mechanic Ghetto-Rigs Subaru Impreza With Eaton Supercharger

Here's a weekend build that's more than Jalop-worthy. A bored '06 Subaru Impreza owner decided he needed a project over the Easter weekend and hacked an Eaton supercharger from a T-bird onto his little Subie. » 4/23/09 5:45pm 4/23/09 5:45pm

Subaru Impreza Takes A Dump Truck Ride To Guatemala

While traveling through rural Pennsylvania doing untold, illicit things, we spotted an all too familiar set of tail lamps sticking out of the back of a dump truck. This is its story. » 4/08/09 1:45pm 4/08/09 1:45pm