Subaru Ups Law Enforcement Street Cred With STi Police Car

Though not as exotic as last week's Lamborghini Gallardo police car » 10/27/08 10:00am 10/27/08 10:00am, the Itasca, IL police department has taken possession of a cruiser that's no less unusual: A . The cop Scooby, our newest member to the list of , is on loan to Itasca for one year as part of a promotion. For what? Itasca police are hoping to use the…

20th Anniversary Subaru Impreza WRX STi Revealed For Japan

Subaru is celebrating 20 years of hi-po Scoobies with a 300-unit run of WRX STi » 10/24/08 9:30am 10/24/08 9:30am Anniversary Edition models. The main differences of importance to enthusiasts are in the suspension, where new coilover damper units stiffen up the handling and carry 18-inch alloy wheels as standard equipment. Flat black details and…

Subaru Takumi Concept Previews New Impreza WRX STi Spec C

This version of the Subaru Impreza WRX STi » 10/06/08 2:45pm 10/06/08 2:45pm, known as the Takumi concept, gives us a hint of what's in store for the upcoming hardcore version. Visually, there's not much to distinguish this car from a normal STi besides the 12-spoke rims, though it's said the production Spec C will feature subtle body tweaks…

C&D Wants To Know How Much Fun You Can Have For $25,000

Car und Driver » 8/20/08 2:00pm 8/20/08 2:00pm gave its staff a theoretical budget of $25,000 and asked a question many of us have posited to ourselves: What's the most entertaining vehicle I can get with my money? As would be expected when asking a group of car enthusiasts such a subjective — and emotional — question, the answers were all over the…

How To Make A Subaru WRX STI Rally Car In 800 Hours

This is a damn awesome video of how the guys at Subaru Rally Team USA tear down and build up a stock Subaru WRX STI into a snarling rally beast in about 800 hours of work — all compressed into three minutes. The only thing that would make this better is if it was scored with "Flight of the Bumblebee," as obviously… » 8/14/08 3:00pm 8/14/08 3:00pm

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX: A Taste Of STI At 265 HP

For 2009, the Subaru Impreza lineup will get a good shakeup for 2009, with the 2009 Subaru WRX getting an expected STI-like bump in power to 265 HP and 244 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, it'll get a whole load of new suspension tweaks and tunes, an upgraded aero and handling package. An additional Impreza's being… » 7/31/08 8:45am 7/31/08 8:45am

Leaked Memo Claims 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX To Get 265 HP, New GT Level…

A member of the NASIOC forum has posted what appears to be a memo leaked from Subaru to the company's dealers revealing the revelation of a new Impreza GT. Just as importantly, the 2009 WRX's new 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gets an additional 41 HP, bringing the total power up to a whopping 265 HP. Also… » 7/18/08 9:00am 7/18/08 9:00am

2008 Subaru Impreza WRC Comes Together In Front Of Our Eyes

We've always been big fans of the yellow and blue, and the 2008 Subaru Impreza WRC entrant is no exception. And if you were curious, there's a decent amount of work needed to take your stock 2008 WRX and convert it into a rally monster. See above. After all that work it's nice to see the result isn't this, though the… » 5/29/08 4:00pm 5/29/08 4:00pm

New 2008 Subaru Impreza WRC Racer Revealed

Originally created as a homologation special for the World Rally Championship, the Subaru WRX has always had its roots deep in rally competition. So from the moment we first laid eyes on the 2008 Impreza WRX STI, we were anxious to see what was in store for the full-on WRC-spec race car. Subaru teased us in Frankfurt… » 5/20/08 5:00pm 5/20/08 5:00pm