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 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.

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 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.

Technical characteristics of Subaru Models

Name Year Power Fuel
1 Subaru Legacy B4 2.0R 2003 189HP (139 kW) @ 7100 rpm 9.8 l/100km
2 Subaru Vivio RX-R 4WD 1992 63HP (47 kW) @ 7200 rpm 6.4 l/100km
3 Subaru SVX 1992 229HP (168 kW) @ 5600 rpm 6.4 l/100km
4 Subaru SAGRES 1993 202HP (149 kW) @ 0 rpm 6.4 l/100km
5 Subaru Impreza WRX type RA 1992 240HP (176 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy 3.0R Sports Tourer 2003 244HP (179 kW) @ 6600 rpm 9.8 l/100km
7 Subaru Legacy Outback 3.6R 2010 260HP (191 kW) @ 6000 rpm n/a
8 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Automatic (US) 2004 167HP (123 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.8 l/100km
9 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited 2009 246HP (181 kW) @ 6000 rpm n/a
10 Subaru Pleo A 4WD CVT 2008 45HP (33 kW) @ 6000 rpm 5.8 l/100km
11 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2003 164HP (120 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.2 l/100km
12 Subaru Alcyone SVX Version E 1991 240HP (177 kW) @ 6000 rpm n/a
13 Subaru Legacy 1.8 4WD 1989 109HP (80 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
14 Subaru Legacy Wagon 2.0 VZ Air Suspension 1989 150HP (110 kW) @ 6800 rpm 6.4 l/100km
15 Subaru Outback H6-30 2000 208HP (153 kW) @ 6000 rpm 10.1 l/100km