That homemade Gymkhana video and a recent chat with a friend made me remember what a classy, attractive car the Subaru Impreza GC coupe was. Unlike most small affordable cars, it looks like whoever designed it actually gave a shit about their job.
What happens when you invite a Subaru to go off-roading in the Badlands with a Jeep group? In the case of Kyle Jarrett Dickinson’s lifted 2005 Impreza 2.5 RS, it holds its own for obvious reasons. I mean, just look at this thing. This is an apocalypse-ready sedan if there ever was one.
It doesn’t look like much, but the Subaru Impreza has one of the strongest fanbases and reputations in the internet car world. Drive one hard and you’ll understand why.
A Subaru executive – whose name I forget and you wouldn’t care about anyways – proclaimed in the Impreza press conference today that the care is “reassuringly safe.” And after just looking at the 2017 Subaru Impreza, that is the most truthful thing I’ve heard all day.
Subaru just awkwardly revealed the new 2017 Impreza Sport sedan on Periscope where the stream started, they lifted the sheet, and then it ended. Here’s what we got.
In front of you is a Ferrari F430 Scuderia, a Porsche 997 GT3 RS, and a Subaru. You pick the Subaru.
What this driver can do with a completely ordinary old four-door Subaru Impreza GT is nothing short of astonishing.
Disgruntled Subaru Forester, Outback, Legacy, Impreza and Crosstek owners whose cars burned more oil than usual can rest a little easier today. Top Class Actions reports that owners of the defective engines will be reimbursed by Subaru for expenses related to the defect and given a longer warranty.
Concept cars (such as this Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept) are always fun to see, visions of what a car could be. But they’re never quite finished, and there’s always something strange going on.
This is the Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept. On the one hand, it feels like a knife to the heart, because you know the production car will never look this good. But it’s also interesting, because it shows the future of the entire company.
Subaru is unveiling a brand new Impreza concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week, and that’s all well and good. But while the company just released this weird teaser image, we pretty much already know what it’s going to look like.
While the world was drooling (or seething) over the Mazda RX-Vision Concept’s Tokyo Motor Show debut, Subaru dropped something much more pedestrian. Behold the next Impreza, in concept form. It is slightly more interesting-looking than the current Impreza!
As much horsepower as you can get out of a Subaru boxer in a mid-engined car that weighs just 1,800 pounds. Factory Five is doing this so right.
While Rod Millen’s two decades old Toyota was the exact opposite of slow up the hill at Goodwood, it was this Subaru run that took the crown in the end. Wonder no more why.
With a time of 44.91 seconds up the Goodwood hill. The all-time record stands at 41.6 set by Nick Heidfeld in a McLaren MP4/13 in 1999.
Now this is how you celebrate a win.
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.
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.
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.