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2021 brings more power, more tech, to Subaru Forester

More powerful 2.5-litre Boxer engine added New Sport derivative adds distinctive styling and added practicality The latest generation of Subaru EyeSight Driver Assistance JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – A quarter-century has passed since the Subaru Forester joined the world’s utility vehicle market; to become the best-seller in the brands model catalogue. The first of two new… Continue reading 2021 brings more power, more tech, to Subaru Forester

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Subaru boosts power for 2021 Forester AWD range

More powerful 2.5-litre Boxer engine added New Sport trim and water-repellent upholstery More options and personalised trim JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Subaru Southern Africa is to launch a Forester SUV version with more power, more tech and advanced safety systems. The Forester has been around in South Africa for a quarter-century and claims to have… Continue reading Subaru boosts power for 2021 Forester AWD range

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Subaru tops-up new-car warranty – but get in quick!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Subaru Southern Africa has launched for  limited time an extended five-year (or 120 000km) comprehensive maintenance plan for some current models. The standard warranty is three years or 75 000km. ”The new plan will,” the automaker says, ”be for a limited period and covers all routine servicing and maintenance and mechanical… Continue reading Subaru tops-up new-car warranty – but get in quick!

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Subaru and Toyota link for once-in-century deal

TOKYO, Japan – Toyota and Subaru have agreed on a new business and capital alliance to further develop and strengthening their long-term partnership. The partnership, since concluding an agreement on business collaboration in 2005, has included contract production by Subaru of Toyota vehicles and supply by Toyota of vehicles to Subaru. It also involved joint… Continue reading Subaru and Toyota link for once-in-century deal

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Subaru’s superteen Solberg, 17, cleans up in Swedish rally

Too young for a road licence, but wins rally Son of Solberg shines in Sweden for Subaru First time on route, first win for Oliver Subaru Motorsports USA took the top two podium positions at a DirtFish Olympus Rally but it was teenage Swedish rally prodigy Oliver Solberg who scored his first American rally victory… Continue reading Subaru’s superteen Solberg, 17, cleans up in Swedish rally

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Subaru Outback upgrade all set for next decade

Debut of Onyx Edition XT trim level with unique stuff Tablet-style hi-def touchscreen controls Advanced adaptive cruise control/lane-keeping   NEW YORK – Subaru America has introduced a 2020 Outback with, it  says, ”the most advanced features, design and capability in its history”. Which, of course, for a Subaru, is something… anyway, read on. It’s the… Continue reading Subaru Outback upgrade all set for next decade

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2020 Subaru Legacy: History just gets better with time

Superior driving pleasure with  2.4-litre turbo Cabin features tablet-style 30cm touchscreen Bold exterior ‘expresses solid toughness’ CHICAGO, Illinois – Subaru has unveiled an all-new, seventh-generation, Legacy sedan at the 2019 Chicago auto show, a model regarded as the brand’s flagship since 1989, ”Throughout its 30 years,” the automaker says, ”the Legacy has enriched owners’ daily… Continue reading 2020 Subaru Legacy: History just gets better with time

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New Subaru Forester: Early deliveries, as promised by Santa

Latest EyeSight stereo driving technology Less expensive than the range it replaces More safety, comfort and convenience claimed JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Almost 22 years after the first Forester made a claim to have rewritten conventional wagon practicality and driveability comes an all new – and less costly, we’re told! – fifth-generation. The SUVs will… Continue reading New Subaru Forester: Early deliveries, as promised by Santa

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Home-built Super Subaru WRX – just call it a little gem

Superformance model celebrates 30 years Developed exclusively in South Africa Only 30 Limited Edition numbered models for SA JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – As a celebration of 30 years of STi, Subaru SA has created a WRX STi Diamond Edition, a super-sport sedan and the fastest STi yet assembled. If you want one then get yourself… Continue reading Home-built Super Subaru WRX – just call it a little gem