Scottish rally sensation Alister McRae successfully defended his King of Millen's Mountain title at the Leadfoot Festival in Hahei today, clocking a blistering time of 49.15secs in his Vantage Subaru.
Subaru Brand Ambassador Braden Currie teamed up with good mate and fellow professional athlete Dougal Allan to dominate the two-day Red Bull Defiance multisport event, in Wanaka.
Subaru of New Zealand achieved a new annual sales record of 3343 vehicles in 2017 – 684 more than 2016 – equating to a huge growth year for the quintessentially-Kiwi All-Wheel Drive brand.
The stylish, capable Subaru XV was named the 2017 AMI Insurance NZ Autocar magazine $30K-$45K class winner at an awards ceremony in Auckland. For Subaru New Zealand the accolade is welcomed as it acknowledges the Subaru XV as the technology-laden, safety-stacked package it provides for Kiwi drivers.
This year is one that will be entered in Subaru of New Zealand’s record books, as the company has recently sold its 3000th vehicle in 2017, which is an all-time record for the niche, All-Wheel Drive brand.
Subaru drivers can look forward to the annual Subaru Top Weekend at Turoa ski field – locked in for August 19 and 20 – where they can enjoy some easy access fun on the slopes.
Subaru driver Ben Hunt is taking it back to basics for this weekend’s Lone Star Canterbury Rally. His Hunt Motorsports team has fitted a new engine into his Subaru WRX STi that they have been building up for the second half of the season. Hunt describes it as “more of a factory engine. It’s a 2-litre Boxer that comes standard with WRX STis.”
Subaru of New Zealand (SNZ) is going green and will have its first hybrid vehicle – the XV - on display at the MTA100 at Wellington’s TSB Arena on April 29 and 30.
Subaru of New Zealand’s record-breaking 2016 sales year has received recognition from the manufacturer of its cars, Subaru Corporation (formerly Fuji Heavy Industries), in Japan.
The all-new Subaru XV Crossover and Impreza have won the prestigious 2016-2017 Grand Prix Award* for earning the highest score ever** in Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) crash safety evaluation tests.
Heading into the opening round of the 2017 Brian Green Property New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) Subaru Brand Ambassador Ben Hunt has his Subaru WRX STi set up just the way he likes it.
Subaru’s new generation Impreza, which will go on sale in New Zealand in February, has been named the 2016-2017 Car of the Year in Japan.
The 2017 Subaru Forester, Outback, Legacy, XV Crossover and WRX have once again received top marks for safety from the United States’ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Subaru of New Zealand Brand Ambassador Braden Currie has kick-started his summer of racing with a tenacious success – defending his Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo title yesterday.
The public and judges have chosen New Zealand’s best 25 Subaru WRXs and the winners are bound for the 2017 Leadfoot Festival.
Subaru do Motorsport team driver Molly Taylor has become the first female winner of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) after the tightest title tussle in 25 years.
Subaru’s all-new turbocharged Levorg is already making an impact and has been named a New Zealand Car of the Year finalist today, despite only being on sale in the country’s showrooms for under three months.
ADAC, the German Automobile Club, has rated the Subaru EyeSight assistance system highly and credits it with being capable of providing reliable protection day and night.
Subaru of New Zealand is celebrating 25 years of the WRX in 2017 and wants to find the best WRXs in the country to celebrate this iconic performance model.
August has resulted in record sales again for Subaru of New Zealand, with the Kiwi lifestyle brand selling the most vehicles ever sold in the month of August, in the company’s history.
Subaru of NZ and their Authorised Dealer Network have achieved yet another record sales result – the highest ever half-year tally in history.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the horizontally-opposed Boxer engine for the manufacturer of Subaru vehicles, Subaru Corporation.
Subaru’s all-new turbo-charged, Levorg has been launched in New Zealand and available mid-July, offering style, substance and sophistication in a sports wagon package.
British driver Olly Clark finished up the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, in England, last weekend, with a lightning-fast winning time of 46.29secs in his Subaru Impreza ‘Gobstopper II'.
The 2016 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) season continues to be about development and character-building for Ben Hunt.
Subaru’s Brand Ambassador in New Zealand, Ben Hunt was awarded with two trophies at the recent MotorSport New Zealand’s annual awards gala dinner in Wellington – one he knew about and one that was a pleasant surprise.
Subaru Tecnica International (STi), the performance arm of Subaru, took the SP3T class win in the 2016 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race, held in Germany from May 26 to 29.
Subaru has an extra exciting reason for motorsport fans to lock in next years hot off the press Leadfoot Festival dates (February 4/5th 2017) - the company will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of WRX in New Zealand.
Subaru’s Authorised Dealer Network in New Zealand are giving 20 Kiwis the chance to see red - every day - when they drive their Special Edition Red XV Crossovers. The XV Crossover already makes a statement with its eye-catching 17-inch alloy wheels, including the striking front grille and hawk-eye headlights, so why not go one step further and go daring, different, bold, Special Edition Red.
April has followed January’s lead and become another record-breaking month for Subaru in New Zealand, with a massive 40% increase over the previous April record set in 2010.
Subaru has added a package of Vision Assist features to premium variants of its newly launched Model Year 2016 Legacy All-Wheel Drive range - now available in New Zealand’s Subaru Authorised dealerships.
Subaru Brand Ambassador and 2015 national rally champion Ben Hunt is about the embark on the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) this weekend at the Drivesouth Rally of Otago in a new Subaru WRX STi – a reward from Subaru of New Zealand for his promising career so far.
Subaru in Japan has released an overview of its Global Platform, which is under development as the architecture for all the company’s next-generation vehicles.
The Subaru Outback’s success in New Zealand since the launch of the 5th generation model 12 months ago has been unprecedented. The popular model has now been enhanced to have even greater appeal – the 2016 Outback is on sale at Subaru Authorised Dealerships nationwide.
Highlands Motorsport Park and Subaru of New Zealand have joined forces to bring some first class fun to the international Central Otago circuit, with six Subaru WRXs to become residents at Australasia’s leading motorsport facility.
After 14 years competitive surfing, Taranaki-based pro surfer and Subaru Brand Ambassador Paige Hareb has had some time to hang out, rather than just hang ten, in the waves around the world.
Subaru of New Zealand has started 2016 the way it left off its record-breaking 2015, as the Subaru dealer team has produced a January sales record, with 256 units registered.
The automotive industry trade journal Ward’s has named Subaru’s FA20 2.0-litre 4-cylinder Horizontally-Opposed direct injection turbo DIT engine (found in the Subaru WRX) a winner of its 2016 Ward’s 10 Best Engines award for the second consecutive year.