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Category Archives: Subaru

2005 – 2006 Saab 9-2X: The Sum of Another’s Parts


It was 2004 and things were going well for Saab. It had record sales in America, despite having a small model lineup. The company was able to maintain some of … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

2011-2013 Subaru Impreza: From Quirk to Quantitive Quality


Cooler weather gets many motorist thinking about winter time driving. For those lucky enough to have all wheel drive, traction is not as big a concern for them. Increasingly, more auto … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · 4 Comments

1958-1971 Subaru 360: The Start of Something Big


Many car makers are thinking small today. Unlike years ago, they are taking little cars seriously, if only to boost their corporate fuel averages (CAFE). Even in truck and SUV … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

1987-1994 Subaru Justy: Standing Out In A Crowd


It was difficult to stand out in the 80’s as a small car. The popularity of them had caught on and many were chasing Honda’s Civic or the VW Rabbit … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

2003-2009 Subaru Legacy: Poster Car for Alternative Crowd?


Never really appealing to the mainstream, Subaru gradually played up the benefits of all wheel drive as a sporty road car in the sedan and the practical off-road prowess in the Outback. As a result it’s carefully targeted marketing to sport types and the gay community has made it the unofficial car for Ski trips and White Party outings in Aspen.

May 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

1985-1990 Subaru XT/XT6


What do you get when you cross a Ford Probe, Dust Buster and a Transformer? You get a Subaru XT.  Called the Vortex and Alcyone in other markets, the XT … Continue reading

August 6, 2009 · Leave a comment