2017 Subaru WRX Starts Unleashing Issues

Subaru’s 2017 WRX was subjected to some serious mechanical changes which included a retuned suspension system which is specifically for enhancing ride comfort as well as steering stability. With the six-speed manual version, buyers will get a new gear synchros to aid in reducing friction and promoting smoother clutch travel. Subaru also tweaked its power Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX Starts Unleashing Issues[…]

2017 Subaru WRX STI: Why Buyers Are Making A Big Mistake

The 2017 Subaru WRX and WRX STI have been named as the “Best Sports Car” values in the world, according to ALG Canada. In its 2017 Canadian Residual Value Awards, the high-performance sedans managed to come out as number one for possessing the best residual value in the Sports Car segment. This latest achievement marks Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX STI: Why Buyers Are Making A Big Mistake[…]

2018 Subaru WRX STI: Like The Impreza – But Better

Although its 2017 update didn’t include some much needed changes, fans aren’t giving up hope that the rally-burning machine in the Subaru WRX and WRX STI would be coming with a drastic revamp that they’ve long waited for. To get some clues on what the redesign would be like, just look at its non-performance kin, Read more about 2018 Subaru WRX STI: Like The Impreza – But Better[…]

2017 Subaru WRX STI Disappoints Fans

Many had expected a lot from the 2017 Subaru WRX and STI, especially since Subaru had brought on a new platform for all its lineup along with a new design style, as seen on the Impreza concepts. However, when the 2017 Subaru WRX STI was unveiled, it proved that none that the fans have been Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX STI Disappoints Fans[…]

Subaru WRX Finds An Equal In 205hp Subaru BRZ

The Subaru WRX made it into the Ward’s 10 Best Engines nominees list, once again, with its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Boxer engine. This has been a favorite at Wards Auto since the new-gen WRX was fitted with this new powerplant. However, another Subaru has found its way to the list. The Subaru BRZ, with its Read more about Subaru WRX Finds An Equal In 205hp Subaru BRZ[…]

2017 Subaru WRX STI: Another Letdown!

Subaru’s WRX and WRX STI models are still a couple years away even though the new generation of Subaru’s Impreza has made their entrance. While auto fans wait on these, Subaru is offering some special edition versions for the Japanese market. The special edition is known as the WRX S4 tS which is the revamped Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX STI: Another Letdown![…]

2018 Subaru WRX: One Less Reason For Hatch

Although it’s difficult to find a conceivable reason why Honda refuses to offer its Civic Type-R as an AWD model, Subaru keeping its WRX and WRX STI nameplates as sedans makes plenty of sense. It’s as simple as having them stand out from the crowd. All of its rivals are hot hatches, so being a Read more about 2018 Subaru WRX: One Less Reason For Hatch[…]

2017 Hyundai Elantra GT N Could Do 260hp – Focus ST, Golf GTI Beware!

Soon it would be time to see what the Hyundai N Performance division is capable of with its first hot hatch, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT N, which is also known as the i30 N outside North America. Looking at some spy shots of the disguised test mule, the vehicle promises a lot in terms Read more about 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT N Could Do 260hp – Focus ST, Golf GTI Beware![…]

2017 Subaru BRZ: More Like Miata, Less Like WRX

Powered by a 2.0L naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine, the 2017 Subaru BRZ is good for 205hp and 156lb-ft torque and may seem quite underpowered for many prospective buyers. This goes for its mechanical sibling Toyota 86 as well. There isn’t any other powertrain option, although there is a Performance Pack add-on that comes with better brakes Read more about 2017 Subaru BRZ: More Like Miata, Less Like WRX[…]

2018 Subaru WRX STI Overhaul Excites – Look At Impreza!

Its 2017 refresh may not have brought much in the way of much needed changes, but fans are not letting go of the hope that the rally-burning beast in the Subaru WRX and WRX STI would undergo the dramatic makeover they’ve always wanted. For those who are guessing at what its redesign would be like, Read more about 2018 Subaru WRX STI Overhaul Excites – Look At Impreza![…]

2018 Hyundai Elantra Aims At WRX – Learns From BMW M3

Commercially, the Hyundai Elantra isn’t exactly in a very bright spot, and would definitely benefit from what the automaker’s N Performance division has in store for Hyundai’s very first mass market performance vehicle. What buyers can look forward to is a rival to the Subaru WRX, VW Golf GTI, and Ford Focus ST called the Read more about 2018 Hyundai Elantra Aims At WRX – Learns From BMW M3[…]

Avoid 2017 Subaru WRX STI – Wait For Overhaul

It has been one month since the 2017 Subaru WRX and WRX STI have been released, and supply is already running desperately short. This is another success for Subaru, despite barely changing anything for its performance sedan models. The engine options remain the same, with the same output numbers. Save for new adaptive LED headlights, Read more about Avoid 2017 Subaru WRX STI – Wait For Overhaul[…]

Next-Gen Redesign – 2018 Subaru WRX STI Hopes On Impreza

Barely anything changed for its 2017 model, so fans are hoping that Subaru is reserving its efforts to totally rework and redesign the WRX and WRX STI for 2018 instead. Equally as important as the need for a brand new boxer engine is a dramatic restyling of the performance sedans. There’s nowhere else to look Read more about Next-Gen Redesign – 2018 Subaru WRX STI Hopes On Impreza[…]

2018 Subaru WRX STI Expects Fifth-Gen Impreza Design

There are many things that need to be changed in the Subaru WRX STI in order for the performance sedan to remain competitive against the likes of the Honda Civic Type R and Ford Focus RS. Besides a fresh new powertrain, the model needs to be heavily redesigned. And its look needs to be reinvented Read more about 2018 Subaru WRX STI Expects Fifth-Gen Impreza Design[…]

2018 Subaru WRX STI Awaits Hot Impreza Restyle

Subaru cannot continue relying on buyers to forgive its poor designs for too long, in spite of its booming sales in the US and worldwide. This applies particularly to its signature nameplate, the WRX STI performance sedan. It may not have arrived for the 2017 model, but the Viziv-based redesign for the fifth-gen Impreza sedan Read more about 2018 Subaru WRX STI Awaits Hot Impreza Restyle[…]

In 2017, Hope Lost For 323hp Subaru WRX STI

Many people believe that it is time for Subaru to change many aspects of its WRX and STI models, but there is actually only one upgrade that would have satisfied everyone. If Subaru would just introduce a new 2.0L turbo boxer for the performance sedan, it would have been enough. Alas, the engine didn’t arrive Read more about In 2017, Hope Lost For 323hp Subaru WRX STI[…]

2017 Subaru WRX STI: Where Are You, New 2.0T Boxer?

Expectations were sky high for the 2017 incarnation of the Subaru WRX and range-topping STI performance sedans. Fans and enthusiasts have long been keen on many improvements, but the most important for everyone is that the models arrive with a new, more powerful and efficient engine. Subaru did bring some changes for next year’s models Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX STI: Where Are You, New 2.0T Boxer?[…]

2017 Subaru WRX STI: Fans Left Craving, Yet Again

It’s already quite disheartening for many that they’ll have to keep waiting for Subaru to offer the next-gen WRX STI as a five-door hot hatch with a new 2.0L turbo boxer engine. This time fans around the world are about the be get a little more agitated as Subaru is offering the performance model as Read more about 2017 Subaru WRX STI: Fans Left Craving, Yet Again[…]

2016 Subaru WRX Rewards Shoppers For Achievement!

Subaru may have exported most of its WRX and STI stock to the US, but the performance sedans are super popular in Australia as well. There have been 50,000 units sold in the land down under, and Subaru is celebrating with a special edition model. It is simply called the Subaru WRX Special Edition and Read more about 2016 Subaru WRX Rewards Shoppers For Achievement![…]