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I Knew Austin’s Rallycross Course Would Be Pure Mayhem After Riding In A 600 HP Subaru

Americas Rallycross is North America’s next big shot at bringing delightful vehicular chaos in race form to the masses. The series’ first-ever North American round is this weekend at Austin’s Circuit of The Americas, and the course is going to be a blast. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Year’s Last Full Run Of Pikes Peak Was A Wild Ride Through Hail, Fog And Snow

Going up Pikes Peak on a nice day at race pace is a feat for the brave, but climbing the mountain in foul weather with poor visibility is pure lunacy. This year, Victor Kuhns was the last person to make it all the way up Pikes Peak before officials paused the race for foul weather […]

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All 19 Of The Subaru Ascent’s Cupholders, Ranked

The 2019 Subaru Ascent is a car made for the great excesses of America, including our insatiable need for large road beverages. It touts an astonishing 19 cup and bottle holders, some of which are vastly better than the others. I bought a completely ridiculous Double Gulp from 7-11 to find out which ones you […]

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The 2019 Subaru Ascent Is The Three-Row SUV That Actually Feels Like A Subaru

Though Subaru’s sales game has been unstoppable in recent years, even as it keeps making fun and good things for us to drive, there’s one lucrative segment it has yet to conquer—the big three-row crossover one. The 2019 Subaru Ascent aims to change that, and unlike the black sheep Tribeca it actually looks and feels…Read […]

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These Japanese Automakers Have Fascinating Histories Behind Their Names

By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. Mazda, for instance, is pronounced “Matsuda” in Japan. But did you know that there are also very fascinating historical and cultural reasons behind some of these names?Read more… […]

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You Can Get A Bonkers Deal On A New Subaru Right Now

Subaru has been winning a lot lately. It’s one of the few brands that consistently delivers positive sales figures while some of the other automakers struggle. So you would think with an in-demand lineup deals would be hard to come by, but even Subaru dealers are blowing out inventory with discounts that you may want…Read […]

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What Do You Want To Know About The 2019 Subaru Ascent And Its 19 Glorious Cupholders?

The 2019 Subaru Ascent, Subaru’s largest SUV to date, became instantly famous for one statistic: 19 cupholders, which works out to nearly 2.5 cupholders per seat. It’s as if they know us! They really, really know us. One Big Gulp is not enough for America. Heck, 19 Big Gulps may not even be enough, but […]

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Subaru Employees Altered Fuel Economy And Emissions Data During New-Car Inspections

Like Nissan, Subaru is in hot water for having unqualified staff signing off on final vehicle inspections. This is a big deal in Japan, where authorities ordered Subaru to conduct an investigation. That investigation, the company said in a release Friday, revealed that employees meddled with fuel economy and emissions…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I’m Still Mad We Never Got The Incredible Subaru-Based Prodrive P2

Making a car is expensive, and nobody would want go through the process of building an entire working automobile if they’re not thinking of putting it on sale. And yet here is (or isn’t) the Prodrive P2, an all-wheel drive monster that never even was meant to be bought.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Subaru ‘Evoltis’ Sounds Like The Name Of A Medication With A Lot Of Side Effects 

The term “Evoltis” sounds like it belongs in a commercial with a man reading to a grandchild, a woman taking a deep breath during an outdoor yoga class, and some other person deeply reflecting on life. It sounds like medication with a lot of side effects, basically. But it might be the name of a […]

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The Subaru Amadeus Was A Flat Six Shooting Brake That Wasn’t

The Subaru SVX is one of the looniest cars ever put into production: a flat-six luxury coupe with a fighter jet canopy from a company that mostly just sold plain station wagons. But these two sides of Subaru once collided and gave us the Subaru Amadeus. Or, rather, not.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ugly Lawsuit Documents The Implosion Of Red Bull Global Rallycross

Unpaid bills. Allegations of abusive treatment. Explosive text messages. Car companies leaving for a competing series. Once, Red Bull Global Rallycross seemed like a bright spot in the racing world: action-packed events popular with young fans where Subarus, Volkswagens and more flew across dirt and asphalt courses.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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