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Subaru unveils the WRX STI tS Type RA for Japan

Subaru unveils the WRX STI tS Type RA for Japan

Jul 3 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Limited edition WRX will only be offered in Japan

Subaru has unveiled a new version of the venerable all-wheel-drive WRX that will only be offered in Japan. The car looks cool but it struggled with what might be the worst name ever for a WRX. Car...

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Subaru unveils the WRX STI tS Type RA for Japan

Jul 3 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Limited edition WRX will only be offered in Japan

Subaru has unveiled a new version of the venerable all-wheel-drive WRX that will only be offered in Japan. The car looks cool but it struggled with what might be the worst name ever for a WRX. Car is known as the WRX STI tS Type RA.

The vehicle comes only and tangerine orange pearl, satin white pearl, or blue mica. The car also gets a unique front lip spoiler, loss black accents and door mirrors as well as LED turn lamps. Inside the car also gets special sport seats and a leather wrapped steering wheel.

The car gets revised struts, springs, and dampers all around and a front tower brace. Subaru also equipped the car with a quicker steering ratio and Brembo brakes. Buyers can also opt for a special NBR Challenge Package adding Recaro front seats, a carbon fiber rear spoiler, 18-inch BBS forged aluminum wheels, and special Bridgestone Potenza tires. Only 300 units will be built with only 200 NBR Challenge Package versions offered. Pricing starts at 4,410,000 yen.

 
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6 hours ago

New 2015 Subaru Outback TV Ads Go Live

Sep 19 2014 5:09pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Two new spots play up the typical Subaru attitude.Subaru has definitely widened its sales and demographics in recent years, but the Japanese automaker’s new 2015 Subaru Outback TV ad campaign is reminder of the outdoorsy and fun-loving identity that propelled the brand forward in the 1990s and early 2000s. The two new commercials, titled “Bison” and “Memory Lane” say very little about the actual 2015 Subaru Outback, but tap heavily into the idea of what ...
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This Week in Car Buying: GM's Truck Month, Inventories Down, Subaru Up

Sep 19 2014 2:56pm CDT | Source: KBB

If you're in the market for a new pickup truck, then General Motors wants to talk to yo ...
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Video: Lamborghini Aventador Roadster Drives the American Midwest

Sep 17 2014 1:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

It’s fairly obvious that if you want to appreciate a supercar like the Aventador, you’re going to have to take it out of the city and drive it where there aren’t that many cars. A racetrack is an ideal place for it, but if that’s not available, the deserted stretches of road in the American Midwest is a pretty good alternative.That’s exactly where a group of supercar enthusiasts went to back in July 2014. The entire ride was organized by Rob Ferretti of Supe ...
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4 days ago

Jeep Patriot

Sep 15 2014 8:59pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Jeep Patriot is a companion piece to the Jeep Compass. Both are compact hatchbacks with optional all-wheel drive -- utes designed for drivers that want some of the Jeep tradition but don't need a vehicle as large as the Cherokee. The Patriot is a rival for vehicles like the Kia Soul, Scion xB ...
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4 days ago

Jeep Compass

Sep 15 2014 8:57pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Jeep Compass is a companion piece to the Jeep Patriot. The compact crossovers share underpinnings, but while the Patriot is styled with more quintessentially Jeep cues, the Compass is themed more like a rally-ready hatchback. Like the Patriot, the Compass is a rival for vehicles like ...
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4 days ago

Honda and Takata Allegedly Knew About Deaths, Injuries from Exploding Airbags for Years Before Recall Expansion

Sep 15 2014 12:25pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

A New York Times report says that the faulty airbags that can cause metal fragments to be expelled in a crash and which led to simultaneous recalls from several automakers earlier this summer weren’t taken seriously for years despite horrifying injuries. And while Honda was one of 11 automakers sharing the same airbag supplier, that company in particular is alleged to have known about the problem well before the others and to have kept critical details such as airbag ruptures, injuries, ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 
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4 days ago

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Test Drive

Sep 15 2014 1:02am CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

Though the 2014 Subaru Crosstrek XV Hybrid is their first foray into the world of gasoline-electric powertrains, Subaru has been the green choice for many outdoorsy types for some time. Take a trip to any national park in the country, count all the Outbacks and Foresters, and tell me if I’m lying. With increased demand for higher fuel economy – and impending CAFE regulations right around the corner – it seems a good time for Subaru to stop thinking of “green” as trails and trees and st ...
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5 days ago

Video: Cadillac Escalade HPE550 Vs. Stock Version

Sep 14 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade is one of largest and boxiest full-size SUVs nowadays. I’m not saying it is not stylish, but that thing is huge, heavy and seemingly slow, but once its 420-horsepower V-8 comes to life, the Escalade is anything but slow. In fact, it takes only 6.4 seconds to charge from naught to 60 mph, which is faster than a Subaru BRZ or Scion FR-S, and it reaches the end of a quarter-mile strip in 14.8 seconds.On the other hand, we know that som ...
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5 days ago

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

Sep 14 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

1. 2015 Subaru Outback2. 2014 Nissan Rogue3. 2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe4. 2014 Honda CR-V5. 2015 Honda Fit6. 2014 Hyundai Elantra7. 2014 Mazda38. 2014 Toyota Highlander 9. 2014 Jeep Che ...
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6 days ago

LeMons Northern California Inspections: Peugeot 404 vs Renault 10 vs Corvair, 239 Other Teams.

Sep 13 2014 12:44am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We’re back at Northern California’s Thunderhill Raceway, where the temperatures hit the three-digit mark, the penalty laps were handed out in generous quantities to many a BMW and Honda, and the largest number of teams to be accepted into a LeMons race (thanks to the recent expansion of the Thunderhill course and resulting room for more cars) showed up: 242 entries! With so many cars, we don’t have space to cover the ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 

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