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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 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 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 WRX Type RA STi Version II 1995 274HP (202 kW) @ 6500 rpm 6.4 l/100km
2 Subaru Legacy STI S401 2002 293HP (216 kW) @ 6400 rpm n/a
3 Subaru Legacy 3.0R Sports Tourer 2003 244HP (179 kW) @ 6600 rpm 9.8 l/100km
4 Subaru Justy G3X 1.3 2007 94HP (69 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.9 l/100km
5 Subaru Pleo A 2008 45HP (33 kW) @ 6000 rpm 5.8 l/100km
6 Subaru Legacy B4 2.0R Automatic 2003 179HP (132 kW) @ 6800 rpm 9.8 l/100km
7 Subaru Forester 2.0X 2007 148HP (108 kW) @ 6000 rpm 5.8 l/100km
8 Subaru Forester X20 2003 136HP (100 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.8 l/100km
9 Subaru Impreza Sportwagon 1.5i Automatic 2005 100HP (73 kW) @ 5200 rpm 9 l/100km
10 Subaru Tribeca 2007 258HP (189 kW) @ 6000 rpm 11.6 l/100km
11 Subaru FF-1 1300 G 1970 81HP (59 kW) @ 6400 rpm 6.4 l/100km
12 Subaru R-2 1969 30HP (22 kW) @ 6500 rpm 6.4 l/100km
13 Subaru Impreza 15S AWD Automatic 2007 109HP (80 kW) @ 6400 rpm 5.8 l/100km
14 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS Coup? Automatic 1998 167HP (123 kW) @ 5600 rpm n/a
15 Subaru Legacy GT30 2001 220HP (161 kW) @ 6000 rpm 6.8 l/100km

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