2015 WRX vs STI: Who wins the dyno battle?

There's no finer fight than a good, old-fashioned sibling rivalry. That's exactly what Subaru has brewed up between the 2015 WRX and STI. With it's all-new direct-injection turbo 2.0-liter four, the WRX boasts a far more sophisticated heart compared to the STI's old 2.5-liter lump.

But which is the brawnier brother? We… » 2/24/14 7:38pm 2/24/14 7:38pm

A CUV with a CVT a hoonmobile? I call BS

Don't be too sure of that statement. Many of us laugh in the face of a CVT, or even more so at the new WRX CVT, "a rally car with a CVT, the heck you say" this quote was directly taken from one of out more proper commentators. But since announcing it, many have wondered if you can really hoon a car with a CVT? I… » 2/11/14 9:45am 2/11/14 9:45am

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 sets new fastest time up Mt. Washington

Driving a rally-prepped Subaru WRX STi, David Higgins shaved 30 seconds off the top time for the annual Mt. Washington Hill Climb on Sunday, reconnoitering the 7.6 mile circuit in 6 minutes, 11.54 seconds. Also in competition: Mike Ryan's hillclimbing, Gulf-liveried Frieghtliner, which you can briefly experience below. » 6/27/11 1:30pm 6/27/11 1:30pm