2016 Subaru WRX STi Test Drive

?2016 Subaru WRX STI? A Rally-ready High Performance four-door sedan Lots of Subaru WRX fans were likely upset with the elimination of the 5-Door Hatch for the 2015 model year, as the 2015 Subaru WRX went back to offering only a five-passenger, four-door sedan. The same held true for the 2015 Subaru WRX STI hot…

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2017 Subaru Legacy Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When an auto company puts out an excellent product at a reasonable price their vehicles will usually sell well. That?s certainly has been the case at Subaru. From our experiences all the Subaru?s we have driven have been well built, quality products and they keep selling better and better; so…

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2016 Subaru Outback

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer As we shuffle through the new cars each year, getting a chance to drive the latest and greatest and update our opinion, there are certain cars we especially look forward to driving. Often because it?s a car that would be on our personal shopping list ? if we were in…

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2016 Subaru Forester Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When you live in the Pacific Northwest there are several things that become common place, like drizzly skies, snow-capped volcanic peaks, lush green forests and Subarus. Most of the people who live here tend to have active outdoor lifestyles and they generally drive a vehicle that allows them to take…

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2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Washougal, Wash. — In the Northwest the Subaru is the brand we see most on our streets and highways. There are old Outbacks, stylish new Legacys, racy WRXs, dirty Foresters, and even an occasional SVX coupe or Baja truck. The common factor and a prime reason for buying a Subaru…

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2015 BMW R nineT Test Ride

?2015 BMW R nineT? A comfortable Sport Roadster for Two (or not) BMW has come up with a unique bike that is in a class of its own. In conventional terms, it defies traditional categorization. The 2015 BMW R nineT was specially developed to commemorate BMW?s 90 years (hence nineT) of building motorcycles – motorcycles…

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2015 Subaru BRZ Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer First introduced in 2013, the BRZ takes Subaru to a new relatively unpopulated area of the automotive business, the entry-level end of the purist-performance sport car segment. After two successful years on the market, the 2015 BRZ remains relatively unchanged from the original except for some additions to the Infotainment…

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2015 Subaru BRZ Series Blue Test Drive

?2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue Sport Coupe? A racy, limited edition, affordable 2+2 Sport Coupe For the 2013 model year, two Japanese auto manufacturers joined forces to develop a formidable, but affordable sport coupe bowed with two very similar and desirable 2+2 sport coupes. Two different marques are represented ? the Scion FR-S (a division of…

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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Test Drive

?2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid? Subaru?s First Ever Gasoline/Battery Model Subaru of America, Inc has introduced their first-ever production hybrid vehicle in the form of the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, which is based on the successful crossover XV Crosstrek, and which retains its all-terrain prowess while also managing to improve fuel economy as well…

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