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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 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 Forester

Subaru Forester

Produced and marketed by Fuji Motor, Subaru Forester is sold under the brand name Subaru and has been available in Japan since the year 1997 and even shares the same platform with the model Impreza.

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 R2 R CVT 2003 53HP (39 kW) @ 6400 rpm 8.3 l/100km
2 Subaru Legacy Kombi 2.0i 2009 150HP (110 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
3 Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon 2.0GT spec. B 2003 279HP (205 kW) @ 6400 rpm 8.3 l/100km
4 Subaru Legacy B4 2.5i 2009 170HP (125 kW) @ 5600 rpm n/a
5 Subaru Legacy GT30 2001 220HP (161 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.8 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy L 1997 139HP (102 kW) @ 5400 rpm n/a
7 Subaru 1600 DL Estate 1980 71HP (52 kW) @ 5200 rpm 6.4 l/100km
8 Subaru Impreza Sportwagon 1.5i Automatic 2005 100HP (73 kW) @ 5200 rpm 9 l/100km
9 Subaru Impreza Casa Blanca 1998 95HP (70 kW) @ 5200 rpm 11.2 l/100km
10 Subaru Rex Combi 4WD 1985 31HP (23 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
11 Subaru Legacy 2.0D 2009 150HP (110 kW) @ 3600 rpm 5.9 l/100km
12 Subaru Rex 1989 35HP (26 kW) @ 7000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
13 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5i Automatic 2003 164HP (120 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.5 l/100km
14 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Automatic 1997 167HP (123 kW) @ 5600 rpm n/a
15 Subaru Justy G3X 1.5 2007 99HP (73 kW) @ 5900 rpm 7.2 l/100km

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