This Car Review Is About: Two new Hybrid vehicles for the Australian market, courtesy of Subaru. The Forester is the brand’s best seller, and along with the XV sees the company launch their first forays into the hybrid arena. Each come with a varying trim range. The Forester Hybrid comes in Forester Hybrid-L and Forester […]Read More 2020 Subaru Forester Hybrid – S Hybrid & XV Hybrid – Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: Subaru’s oft overlooked contender in the small-mid sized sedan market, the Impreza. It could be said that in real terms it’s one of just three of its kind from Japan, the others being Corolla and Mazda3. Subaru is a niche player but that niche is a good size. And by […]Read More 2020 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S Sedan: Car Review.
Figure released by VFACTS on May 5th show that the Australian new car market has taken a hammering from the Covid-19 lockdown. Compared to April 2019, sales are down by a massive 48.5% in new vehicle numbers, with just 38,926 units sold. in context however, it’s still a tick under 1,300 units per day. The […]Read More VFACTS Says The Cliff Is Here.
Subaru‘s Liberty sedan continues to be a pillar of the Japanese brand’s sales success. The current three tier range has the 2.5L engine in the 2.5i and 2.5L Premium before a 3.6L flat six trim. AWT goes back to back with the Subaru Liberty 3.6L and 2.5L Premium.The Liberty range itself received a mild facelift […]Read More Car Reviews: 2018 Subaru Liberty 3.6L and 2.5L.
Car sales people in Australia should have cause to sit back and enjoy a cold one after VFACTS said that 1,189,116 vehicles were sold in 2017. That includes record numbers for Japanese niche filler, and a brand that really should be considered mainstream, Subaru. Korea should also celebrate as Kia saw record numbers as well. […]Read More 2017 Was A Car-razy Year For Sales In Australia
Once upon a time, the World Rally Championship or WRC was regarded as highly as the Formula 1 championship. Names were known, cars were followed, and drivers were gods. Subaru looked at its small car, the Impreza, and thought that its all wheel drive system inside its roomy yet compact body would make a solid […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Subaru WRX STi R-Spec.
Subaru’s continued product updates continue with a revamp of their XV, first released in 2012 and a car that immediately shook up an already crowded market place. Complete with a higher riding look, black cladding, and some cool colours, A Wheel Thing compares the 2.0i and 2.0i-S Subaru XV level machines, providing an entry and […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Subaru XV 2.0i & S Comparison.
It’s called “the trickle down effect”, where technology and design filter through from the top to the entry level models. Such is the case with the slightly reskinned and revamped 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatch, in L and S specification.It’s been pretty simple for Subaru; refine, improve, sell. And it’s worked, with the 2017 […]Read More 2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan and Hatch: A Wheel Thing Car Comparison.
The joint venture between Subaru and Toyota to produce a low slung, two door, coupe has been a raging success in the form of the Toyota 86 and the Subaru BRZ. On Subaru’s side, with the car being the sole entry in an otherwise all wheel drive family, it’s been a standout. 2017 saw the […]Read More 2017 Subaru BRZ: A Wheel Thing Car Review.
Subaru has gone back to the future for the 2017 MY (model year) Levorg. It’s a name from the past applied to a modern mix of turbo charging, boxer engine, all wheel drive. Available in GT and GT-S spec with manufacturer’s pricing of $42990 and $48890 plus ORC (plus an optional Spec B configuration package […]Read More 2016 MY17 Subaru Levorg GT & GT-S: Car Review