The Subaru BRZ is the only rear-wheel drive vehicle in the brand’s lineup. Developed jointly with Toyota, the BRZ is an incredibly popular 2+2 coupe with an affordable price tag. BRZ stands for Boxer engine, Rear-wheel drive, and Zenith. The model is known as the Toyota GT86 and FT86 in other markets. All come equipped with a 2.0L Dual Overhead Cam, 16-valve, horizontally opposed, 4-cylinder Boxer engine yielding 200 hp.
Subaru WRX and Subaru WRX STI
With a substantial hood scoop, rear spoiler, massive brakes, and gold wheels, The WRX STI sets the precedent for all STI performance models. The current WRX STI boosts an impressive 305 horsepower.
An AWD vehicle capable of carrying four passengers and containing an open bed at the back, the Baja was designed to combine comfort and practicality. Many smaller American pickup trucks aim to do the same thing. The Baja had a unibody design and many elements similar to Subaru’s Outback and Legacy models.
The cute vehicle wasn’t an immediate hit with the North American market, but in Japan this little Ladybug sold 392,000 units between 1958 and 1970. A cultural icon, the 1958 Subaru 360 was actually recognized by the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers as a Mechanical Engineering Heritage item in 2016. The model is currently preserved in a Subaru visitor’s center by Fuji Heavy Industries.
Truly multipurpose, Subaru’s Forester is equipped with driver and passenger airbags, headlamp washers, electric windows and mirrors, remote central locking, and power steering. An available “all weather pack” option includes an electric sunfroom, electric de-icer element, heated doors and mirrors, heated front seats, and side airbags.