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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Review: Legitimately, Surprisingly Good Off-Road

“Come on, come on, figure it out,” I half-shouted at the dashboard. The nose of the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness was pointed relatively skyward, three of the four wheels balanced on a mix of dry dirt and rocks as I prodded the throttle. The front right wheel was a foot or more in the air …

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2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness First Look: The Most Adventuresome Factory Forester

Subaru’s Forester and Outback have been known for decades as street-focused yet decidedly rugged vehicles. What first debuted a few months ago as a trim level of Outback is now found on a second Subaru model – the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness. I recently traveled to the Troutbeck, a historic hotel in Amenia, New York, …

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2022 Subaru BRZ blue Lime Rock

2022 Subaru BRZ First Drive: More Power, More Torque, More Fun on Track

“Raise your hand if you thought we’d make a second generation of this car,” said the product planner for the 2022 Subaru BRZ. I was among a group of eighteen automotive media and roughly four of us raised our hands as the presentation began. The joint sports-car project between Subaru and Toyota first went on …

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2020 Subaru Legacy Limited Review: The Sedan-Shaped Outback Alternative

It’s no surprise to anyone that, in recent years, crossovers have become the new standard for family transportation. Sedans aren’t selling as well, though there’s still a market for them. Automakers are doing what they can to bolster sedan sales, whether it’s with hotted-up performance versions or simply increasing comfort and technology to meet higher …

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Quick Spin: 2020 Subaru STi S209

As we look toward the next decade, the Subaru lineup is all grown up. The quirky cars of their past have given way to competitive, “right-sized” Foresters and Outbacks. Manual transmissions are out, CVTs are in. Yet the Subaru WRX STi endures, following the formula of its oldest brother, right down to the EJ25 engine. …

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2013 Scion FR-S Street Drive: Miata Isn’t Always The Answer

For years, the Mazda Miata has been known as the perfect beginner car for high performance driving. It is front-engine, rear wheel drive, with three pedals and great chassis dynamics to boot. But what happens when you want all of those driving dynamics in an actual “usable” car? Enter the Scion FR-S.  At this point …

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