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  • All-New Subaru Impreza arrives in SA

    25 years since Subaru first appeared in South Africa, the fifth generation all-new Subaru Impreza sedan has launched in South Africa –  It is the first Subaru to be built on the new Subaru Global Platform which allows for improved safety, efficiency, and more dynamic handling. It won first...
  • Subaru Eyesight system gets top safety rating

    Subaru South Africa can no longer deny that its local models urgently need the EyeSight driver assist systems following a number of international awards recognised its impact on safety. Models like Impreza, Legacy and Outback received the top rating in Advanced Safety Vehicle++ in the 2016 Japan New Car...
  • A small power increase but no turbo for next BRZ

    For the 2017 model year, Subaru has introduced a limited-edition version of the BRZ called Series.Yellow. As its name suggests; the sports car receives a striking yellow paint job, black 17-inch alloys, black mirror caps and black logos that add a sharp contrast to the overall look. Stepping inside the...
  • Review: Subaru Legacy previews EyeSight system

    Subaru is rethinking its position in the South African market. Not to suggest the Japanese carmaker has forgotten about its fanatical WRX and STi owners and the prominent car club scene it has established, but times are changing and not everyone wants an obnoxiously fast sedan with gaudy trim...
  • Drag king new Impreza STI could be hybrid turbo

    A much bigger and more upmarket Subaru Impreza is about to make its grand entrance at the New York Motor Show and these are the first images. The first of many Subarus to be pegged on the Global Platform, the new car will take on rivals like the Ford...
  • Slight power increase for new Toyota 86

    The Toyota 86 injected a vial of sportiness into the Toyota brand and we certainly look at the Japanese outfit with more excitment than we did five year ago. Toyota’s catchphrase waku-doki (adrenaline rush) wouldn’t be around were it not for this car And as with all things motoring, a new...
  • At last Subaru responds with new safety systems

    What has Subaru been up to lately? With no new products, Subaru has looked at its exiting Outback and Legacy models and plugged in new software that promises to make both models safer. Two years after launch the 2016 Legacy and Outback models come standard with functions which although...
  • Hybrids feasible with Subaru’s modular platform

    Frankly we’re a bit worried about Subaru. The WRX was brilliant, the STi wasn’t fast or comfortable and cars like the Legacy are thirsty and can no longer hide their age. Sales volumes reflect this with dipping numbers that are putting dealerships under pressure. A glimmer of belief does...