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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 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 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.

Technical characteristics of Subaru Models

Name Year Power Fuel
1 Subaru Legacy Wagon 2.0 VZ Air Suspension Automatic 1989 150HP (110 kW) @ 6800 rpm 6.4 l/100km
2 Subaru Impreza Type Euro 20K 2001 250HP (184 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.8 l/100km
3 Subaru Impreza 1.6 TS 2003 95HP (70 kW) @ 5200 rpm 8.2 l/100km
4 Subaru Vivio 1994 47HP (35 kW) @ 6400 rpm 6.4 l/100km
5 Subaru R1 i 2005 45HP (33 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.8 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy B4 3.0R 2003 249HP (183 kW) @ 6600 rpm 9.8 l/100km
7 Subaru Legacy Wagon S402 2008 285HP (210 kW) @ 5600 rpm n/a
8 Subaru Impreza WRX Automatic 2005 250HP (184 kW) @ 6000 rpm 9 l/100km
9 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Wagon Automatic (US) 2004 167HP (123 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.8 l/100km
10 Subaru Rex SE 1985 31HP (23 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
11 Subaru Impreza Anesis 1.5i 2008 110HP (81 kW) @ 6400 rpm n/a
12 Subaru Legacy Outback 3.6R 2010 260HP (191 kW) @ 6000 rpm n/a
13 Subaru Exiga 2.0i-L 2008 148HP (108 kW) @ 6000 rpm 9.9 l/100km
14 Subaru Impreza P1 1999 279HP (205 kW) @ 6500 rpm 11.2 l/100km
15 Subaru Impreza WRX 2003 249HP (183 kW) @ 6000 rpm 9.2 l/100km

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