The Subaru WRX is a precision rally car in street car guise. What do you need to know before you buy a Subaru WRX? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you in our Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
Last month, Americans drove away from Subaru dealerships in 3,716 new WRXs and STIs, a record for the Impreza-based hot-
hatch duo. Year-over-year volume jumped 85% in July 2015, an increase of 1,711 units for the Subaru brand, which shot up 11% to 50,517 total sales, the first time since last August that Subaru Of…
CCC's "Drive-Thru" video series soldiers on with our latest episode, the 2015 Subaru WRX STI launch edition.
Haul some stuff, haul some ass.
In August of 2013, Minneapolis-based performance tuner Grimmspeed started unassuming threads on both NASIOC and LegacyGT.com titled "GrimmSpeed 08+ WRX/LGT Top Mount Intercooler - Any Interest". Those threads went on to accumulate over 110,000 page views and north of 1400 posts between them. These aren't huge numbers…
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…
Yesterday you read Mr. Okulski's take on the new STI. Here's our view, and we're sharing it in video form.
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…
In simplest terms, form drag derives from the shape and frontal area of an object moving through a fluid (or gaseous) medium, requiring ever greater expenditure of energy in compensation. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Vanagon has Subaru power to help overcome its physical form created resistance, but will its…
Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past.
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…
Subaru unveils "Orange And Black" edition Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI at SEMA. They're special because they're Black… and Orange.
When we go have to go shopping for a new or used vehicle, most of us end up doing it on the weekend. If that's what you're doing today, then GREAT NEWS! Have I got a deal for you!
It's just a couple of bros, a lot of snow and a Subaru with an Audi. Drifting happens. Warning: some NSFW language
If you drive a Subaru WRX long enough you'll probably have to go to court to pay for a speeding ticket, as Justin Strueli apparently knows all too well. Or maybe he's just taunting them. Come at me, bro.
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.
We're not entirely sure where this crash is, we just know the rally marshals who let it happen should all be fired. The first accident with the Golf is part of rallying and probably unavoidable, but the proximity of spectators nearly results in the beheading of the photographer.