What is a Boxer Engine? (How It Works)

Subaru boxer engine

Every engine has a V-engine layout to some degree. The regular in-line engines have a cylinder bank angle, that’s the angle between two nearby connecting rods, of 0 degrees, hence the name of “in-line”. Consequently, we can find 60-degree angle V-engines, 90-degree, 15-degree in the case of VR engines, or … Read more

2022 Subaru BRZ Review

2022 Subaru BRZ review

A new engine for Subaru’s rear-wheel-drive performer. The BRZ is the rear-wheel-drive performance coupe from Subaru and a natural complement to the WRX/STI. Together, the duo gives Subaru an uncommon edge in the market, where thrills and chills are always expected. For 2022, Subaru launches an all-new BRZ, supplying it … Read more

About the 2022 Subaru BRZ

2022 Subaru BRZ preview

Subaru’s BRZ performer launches a new generation. And we are smitten. The 2022 Subaru BRZ is all-new, a compact touring car with few direct competitors. Sister to the Toyota 86 and soon perhaps to yield a Lexus variant, the BRZ remains one of the few affordable sport coupes of our … Read more

2021 Subaru Legacy Review (Value Oriented Fun)

2021 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy combines an available turbo Boxer engine with all-wheel drive for incomparable value. Among midsize sedans, the Subaru Legacy is the only model with standard all-wheel drive. Moreover, it is also the only one to utilize horizontally opposed four-cylinder engines, a design that enables it to sit lower … Read more

2019 Subaru Forester Touring Review

2019 Subaru Forester Touring review

When you offer a very successful product, how do you make improvements as you ready the next-generation model? Very carefully, that’s how. Tasked with developing the fifth-generation Forester, Subaru turned to its new global architecture to support the vehicle, the same platform underpinning all modern Subaru models. As a result, … Read more

2019 Subaru Ascent Review

2019 Subaru Ascent

Subaru’s Ascent is this brand’s largest SUV. The 2019 Subaru Ascent fills a hole in this automaker’s product line, by supplying a sizable three-row crossover SUV. It represents Subaru’s largest model yet, a vehicle designed to keep growing families in the brand fold. Although the Ascent is not Subaru’s first … Read more

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Review

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru’s small Crosstrek is big on available advanced safety features. What on earth is Subaru doing?! This once niche automaker is tearing up the market, consistently so since the Great Recession. Subaru continues to expand its product mix and will soon have four lines of utility vehicles when its largest … Read more

2017 Subaru Legacy Review

2017 Subaru Legacy

New Sport trim adds pop to the Legacy line. Subaru can no longer be considered a niche car manufacturer. Fresh off its eighth consecutive year of record growth, this burgeoning Japanese brand continues to attract a wider base of American car shoppers, thanks in large part to its SUV-skewed lineup. … Read more

2017 Subaru Outback Review

2017 Subaru Outback

The hot-selling Subaru Outback welcomes an all-new Touring edition. Long before crossovers became popular, the midsize Subaru Outback has established and maintained its own slice of the market. More wagon-like than SUV, the Outback brings in such utility attributes as an elevated suspension, standard all-wheel drive, and versatility — features … Read more

2017 Subaru BRZ: Charting the Changes

2017 Subaru BRZ

Subaru’s sport coupe receives design enhancements inside and out. Introduced in 2013, the Subaru BRZ brings rear-wheel drive excitement to this overwhelmingly all-wheel drive brand. The 2+2 sports coupe is a niche model for this boutique brand and for 2017 it receives several important updates. Those changes are outlined as … Read more