Monday, 10 September 2018 10:40

Forester comes out of the woods

Given that the Subaru Forester virtually started the trend to SUVs years ago, the New Zealand motoring public’s assigning to it the label ‘wagon’ was woolly.

Published in Motoring
Thursday, 12 July 2018 14:07

Outback front in the wagon wars

It's not hard to believe that the Subaru Outback accounts for about 45% of all the Subarus sold in New Zealand each year.

Published in Motoring
Saturday, 02 June 2018 07:50

Feds take Subaru to farm gates

Subaru of New Zealand recently struck a deal with Federated Farmers to equip its national territory managers with all-wheel-drive Subarus to help them do their jobs.

Published in Motoring
Thursday, 10 September 2015 07:00

Staying true to 4WD

With around one third of New Zealand roads unsealed, no surprise that drivers like utes, crossovers and SUV’s.

Published in Motoring
Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:01

Legacy well worth a closer look

While Subaru has never hit the top of the tree in the race for market share, it has over the years developed a loyal following in New Zealand, not least among those who saw the benefits the brand’s all-wheel drive (AWD) offered over its mainstream rivals.

Published in Motoring
Thursday, 11 September 2014 11:27

Speedsters to set the pace at Leadfoot

SUBARU IS continuing its involvement with the Leadfoot Festival which is run at Rod Millen’s property at Hahei on the Coromandel peninsula.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 15:42

Limited editions help lift sales

SUBARU HAS launched its latest WRX limited edition model, the Nemesis, with the addition of a body kit and a change of colour to the traditional World Rally Championship blue.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 15:43

Forester works well in the bush

THE SUBARU Forester is so well suited to rural use, it is astounding Subaru spend so little promoting it to the rural market.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:20

A sedan for all occasions

THE SUBARU Legacy X could be seen as the answer to a question nobody was asking: a high-riding all-wheel-drive (AWD) sedan.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 10:23

Ideal for our rural roads

A HIGHER-riding Subaru Legacy, launched recently at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, will be ideal for New Zealand rural roads, says the company’s managing director, Wallis Dumper.

Published in Motoring
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