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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 Outback

Subaru Outback

An automobile manufacturer based in Japan, FHI (Fuji Heavy Industries) has been using Outback as an automotive nameplate since 1994. Till now, this name has been used with two different vehicles manufactured under the Subaru brand name.

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 Impreza 1.6 1992 100HP (73 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
2 Subaru Legacy Wagon 2.0 VZ Air Suspension Automatic 1989 150HP (110 kW) @ 6800 rpm 6.4 l/100km
3 Subaru SAGRES 1993 202HP (149 kW) @ 0 rpm 6.4 l/100km
4 Subaru Impreza Type Euro I's sport 2001 100HP (73 kW) @ 5200 rpm 6.8 l/100km
5 Subaru Impreza 2.0R (UK) 2005 160HP (117 kW) @ 6400 rpm 9 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy 2.0R 2009 150HP (110 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.5 l/100km
7 Subaru Rex Combi Super Charger ECVT 1989 54HP (40 kW) @ 6400 rpm 6.4 l/100km
8 Subaru Forester STI 2006 264HP (194 kW) @ 5600 rpm 11.6 l/100km
9 Subaru Legacy 2.2 Turbo Sport 1989 162HP (119 kW) @ 5600 rpm 6.4 l/100km
10 Subaru R2 R CVT 2003 53HP (39 kW) @ 6400 rpm 8.3 l/100km
11 Subaru Impreza WRX Sports Wagon (UK) 2005 230HP (169 kW) @ 5600 rpm 10.3 l/100km
12 Subaru Impreza 1.5 Automatic 1992 97HP (71 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
13 Subaru Impreza 1.6 GL 1997 90HP (66 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.5 l/100km
14 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.0D 2010 150HP (110 kW) @ 3600 rpm 6.4 l/100km
15 Subaru Impreza 15S 2007 109HP (80 kW) @ 6400 rpm 5.8 l/100km

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