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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 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.

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 Impreza WRX 2007 227HP (167 kW) @ 5200 rpm 9.5 l/100km
2 Subaru FF-1 1300 G Sports 1970 94HP (69 kW) @ 7000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
3 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2007 308HP (226 kW) @ 6400 rpm 9.5 l/100km
4 Subaru Legacy Wagon 1.8 Automatic 1989 109HP (80 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
5 Subaru Legacy 2.0 Turbo 1992 199HP (146 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy Sports Tourer 2.0R Automatic 2005 164HP (121 kW) @ 6800 rpm 8.8 l/100km
7 Subaru Impreza Type Euro 20N Automatic 2001 155HP (114 kW) @ 6400 rpm 6.8 l/100km
8 Subaru Exiga 2.0i 4WD 2008 148HP (108 kW) @ 6000 rpm 9.9 l/100km
9 Subaru Vivio GX 1992 63HP (47 kW) @ 6400 rpm 6.4 l/100km
10 Subaru Legacy Wagon 2.0 VZ Air Suspension 1989 150HP (110 kW) @ 6800 rpm 6.4 l/100km
11 Subaru Legacy B4 2.0GT 2003 279HP (205 kW) @ 6400 rpm 9.8 l/100km
12 Subaru Legacy 2.2 GLX 4WD 1989 135HP (99 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.4 l/100km
13 Subaru Impreza WRX STi 2003 264HP (194 kW) @ 6000 rpm 11.1 l/100km
14 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Automatic 2006 175HP (129 kW) @ 6000 rpm n/a
15 Subaru Legacy Touringwagon TX 2001 136HP (100 kW) @ 5600 rpm 6.8 l/100km

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