Review: 2013 Subaru BRZ

The 2013 Subaru BRZ is a pure sports car introduced to rave reviews this year. It’s the first rear wheel drive in the Subaru line, break from the traditional Symmetrical All Wheel Drive from the Subaru lineup. It has been one of our fastest-selling vehicles across the dealership, and it’s easy to see why. With cutting edge style, 200 hp Boxer engine, choice of transmission, and a trophy case full of awards, it’s easy to see why this is one of the top selling sports cars already.

So what makes the Subaru BRZ so great? Subaru developed the rear-wheel drive BRZ with the fundamentals of sports car design in mind: low vehicle weight, an ultra-low center of gravity and precision steering. Utilizing Subaru’s new naturally aspirated 200 horsepower horizontally opposed (BOXER) engine design, the BRZ is a sports car that does not sacrifice everyday comfort and practicality.

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Subaru Tops Consumer Report Awards

2013 Subaru Forester

2013 Subaru Forester

Subaru is having a great year, and added another award to the collection Monday.

Subaru finished in the top five in Consumer Reports’ annual reliability survey.

Subaru, the brand named best automaker by Consumer Reports earlier this year, finished in the top five of the annual study.

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Top Models Make North American Car of the Year Short Lists

 

Photo of North American Car of the Year Award

The 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Award short list has been released.  These lists of cars and trucks have been edited down from a long list of 45 vehicles that we detailed back in August.

Ford has the most vehicles on this year’s short list, with 3 combined. Nissan’s most innovated year ever is off to a great start, as they have two vehicles in the running.

Soon enough the jurors will edit this list down further to three finalists that will be announced at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2013.

Last year, not surprisingly, the jury selected the Hyundai Elantra as the 2012 North American Car of the Year.

The short list for North American Car of the Year includes:

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2013 Subaru BRZ Named Top Safety Pick

The 2013 Subaru BRZ is a phenomenal vehicle, and it just add Top Safety pick to its reputation.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today announced that the Subaru BRZ was named a 2012 Top Safety Pick.

The BRZ debuted earlier this spring to rave reviews. The sports style vehicle is Rear Wheel Drive, a break from Subaru’s traditional All Wheel Drive models. Aside from the WRX, all of Subaru’s newest models are IIHS Top Safety Picks.

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Top Models Compete for North American Car of the Year

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Many of the top models are in the running for the North American Car of the Year.

Finalists were announced recently, with vehicles from Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Subaru making this prestigious list. 45 vehicles in all will compete for the ultimate prize, 2013 North American Car of the Year.

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