History of Subaru

Subaru which means 'Uni?n' in Japanese, has the honour to be the first car maker that employed integral traction in Grand touring cars. He was also the first front-wheel drive that put a vehicle in Japan. So Subaru, a discreet brand but always innovative and faithful.

Beginning of Subaru

The company was founded in 1953 in Japan and today is a subsidiary of the company Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI). General Motors had 20% of the shares between 1999 and 2005, until it sold 8.7% of capital to Toyota, which has expanded its participation up to 16.5%. Its logo is comprised of six stars, five of the same size and a larger, representing the constellation of the Pleiades.

The peculiarities of Subaru, in addition to the mentioned integral traction system, include the use of horizontally opposed cylinder boxer engine, giving a lower center of gravity than cars mounted engines with cylinders in V or online.

Subsequent years of Subaru

Subaru has participated with success in the World Rally Championship with his team Subaru World Rally Team, formed in 1989 and after important wins, he retired in 2008, at the same time of the also Japanese Suzuki.

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Returning to great tourism, no doubt the car flag of Subaru is the Legacy, which is in its fifth generation. Along with the Subaru Outback, they are located within the segment of semi-luxury with powerful engines. Other recognized models of the brand are the Forester and the Impreza. Meanwhile, the novelty is the off-road B9 Tribeca, the larger model Subaru.

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Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Produced and marketed by Fuji Motor, Subaru Forester is sold under the brand name Subaru and has been available in Japan since the year 1997 and even shares the same platform with the model Impreza.

Subaru Tribeca

Subaru Tribeca

Manufactured by the Japanese manufacturer Fuji, Subaru Tribeca is basically a crossover mid-size SUV. The vehicle was brought out in the market in the year 2005.

Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza is manufactured by Subaru since 1992 and is a compact automobile. Subaru is an automobile division of Conglomerate Corporation, Japan FHI (Fuji Heavy Industry). Impreza was by Subaru as it was seen as a replacement for Leone model.

Technical characteristics of Subaru Models

Name Year Power Fuel
1 Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon 2.0GT spec. B 2003 279HP (205 kW) @ 6400 rpm 8.3 l/100km
2 Subaru Forester Cross Sports 2003 219HP (161 kW) @ 5500 rpm 8.8 l/100km
3 Subaru Rex SE 1985 31HP (23 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
4 Subaru Stella L 2006 53HP (39 kW) @ 6400 rpm 11.6 l/100km
5 Subaru Impreza WRX UK300 2000 218HP (160 kW) @ 5600 rpm 10.1 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon 2.0R Automatic 2003 179HP (132 kW) @ 6800 rpm 8.3 l/100km
7 Subaru Impreza 2.0R Automatic (UK) 2005 160HP (117 kW) @ 6400 rpm 8.7 l/100km
8 Subaru Impreza Sport Wagon 2.5i Automatic 2006 175HP (129 kW) @ 6000 rpm n/a
9 Subaru Impreza 1.8 Automatic 1992 114HP (84 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
10 Subaru Impreza STI S203 2004 320HP (235 kW) @ 6400 rpm n/a
11 Subaru Exiga 2.0i 2008 148HP (108 kW) @ 6000 rpm 9.9 l/100km
12 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Automatic (US) 2004 167HP (123 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.8 l/100km
13 Subaru Impreza 2.0 4WD Turbo 1993 210HP (155 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
14 Subaru Outback 2.5 1996 150HP (110 kW) @ 5600 rpm 6.4 l/100km
15 Subaru Impreza Anesis 2.0i 4WD 2008 140HP (103 kW) @ 5600 rpm n/a