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2014 Subaru WRX STI Earns Victory in Rally America Debut

by Subaru in the News on January 29, 2014

Subaru 2014SnoDrift RallyBoth driver David Higgins and the Subaru WRX STI are going for their fourth consecutive Rally America championships this year, and the effort got off to a fine start at the first event of the season. It was there, in the frigid wilds of northern Michigan, that Higgins won 16 of 20 stages in the Sno*Drift Rally for his initial victory of 2014.

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Subaru’s EyeSight Improves for 2014

by Subaru in the News on January 27, 2014

Subaru_ EyeSight SystemThings continue looking up for Subaru owners. The latest news? Subaru will introduce its next-generation EyeSight driver-assistance technology on more models than ever this year, all while providing more features and capabilities, too.

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Past Rally Champ Pastrana Returns to Team Subaru

by Subaru in the News on January 24, 2014

Subaru_ 2014  Travis Pastrana Subaru Rally Team USAFrom 2006 through 2009, Travis Pastrana earned four Rally America driving championships while behind the wheel of a Subaru WRX STI; from 2011 through 2013, David Higgins captured three straight titles in the next iteration of the car. What would happen if the two ever ended up on the same team? Well, motorsports fans are about to find out, as Pastrana is rejoining Subaru’s Rally America roster for the 2014 series, with Higgins remaining on hand to go for his own fourth driver’s title in a separate car.

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New 2015 Subaru WRX STI Wings Its Way into the Motor City

by Subaru in the News on January 14, 2014

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The redesigned 2015 Subaru WRX STI recently touched down in Detroit, where the brand’s rally-based icon had its world premiere at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Configured only in a sedan body-style, the car is slated reach dealerships this April—although the brand certainly didn’t fool around when it came to delivering big-time performance in a compact package.

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Next-gen crossovers have been sprouting like weeds lately, but the 2014 Subaru Forester had no trouble chopping its rivals down to size to win Autobytel.com’s 2014 Crossover of the Year Award. Said Michelle Naranjo, editor-in-chief of the popular automotive-shopping site: “Subaru could have sold the previous version of the Forester forever: their owners loved that car. But instead of becoming staid, Subaru took the leap to make something loved into something even more adored by adding interior space and power while trimming fuel consumption. This wise move proves Subaru’s commitment to staying current and contemporary, more than ever.”

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2015 Subaru WRX Revealed in Los Angeles

by Subaru in the News on December 5, 2013

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Although last month’s Los Angeles Auto Show is slowly receding in the rearview mirror, the same can’t be said for the 2015 Subaru WRX that debuted there. The latest iteration of Subaru’s iconic all-wheel-drive performer packs a freshly designed 2.0-liter boxer-style engine that makes 268 horsepower, so the 2015 WRX won’t be spending much time behind anyone (or anything). That four-cylinder engine also features direct injection for advanced performance, and can be mated to one of two new transmissions that, in turn, feed power through two different all-wheel-drive systems.

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2014 Subaru Forester Leads Brand to November Sales Record

by Subaru in the News on December 3, 2013

 

105_2014Forester25iThe 2014 Subaru Forester continues to satisfy both the press and the public after being redesigned for the current model year. First off, it was the recent winner of the 2014 Motor Trend Sport/Utility Vehicle of the Year Award. It also just set an all-time monthly record for sales. That came in November, when the 2014 Subaru Forester delivered 13,410 units and an astonishing 135.1 percent increase in volume.

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Subaru Breaks Annual US Sales Record Two Months Early

by Subaru in the News on November 1, 2013

094_2014Forester25iSales continue to sizzle for Subaru, as the company sold 34,483 vehicles in October, with a 32 percent increase in deliveries. The performance made Subaru the fastest-growing non-luxury brand in the U.S. auto industry last month and, more importantly, brought its year-to-date sales total to 347,890 units. Not only does that figure represent a 28.1 percent gain over Subaru’s sales during the first 10 months of the previous year, it also marks more sales than the brand tallied for the whole of 2012.

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Subaru WRX STI Delivers Third Straight Rally America Title

by Subaru in the News on October 21, 2013

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Racer David Higgins recently put the finishing touches on another successful season for Subaru in the Rally America series, piloting his Subaru WRX STI to a third consecutive driver’s championship and claiming the 2013 manufacturer’s title for the automaker, as well. Things didn’t get any easier this time around, however.

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2014 Subaru Forester Named Motor Trend SUV of the Year

by Subaru in the News on October 10, 2013

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Competing against vehicles like the Audi Q5, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Land Rover Range Rover Sport, the brand-new 2014 Subaru Forester is this year’s Motor Trend SUV of the Year. But not only did the Forester best a bunch of high-priced rivals for the title, it also rang up a hat trick for Subaru along the way: Subaru is the only automaker to have won the award on three separate occasions. (The previous winners were the 2010 Outback and the 2009 Forester.

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