List of safest cars for 2013

List of safest cars for 2013

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual Top Safety Picks List for new 2013 year. As we know, IIHS only evaluated 29 vehicles with its new testing procedures for TSP+. Luxury cars were the first groups evaluated.
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2012 Subaru XV

2012 Subaru XV

Subaru unveiled its new small crossover at this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Its a Nissan Qashqai rival, which is based on the Impreza.
The compact sized Subaru XV measures 4,450mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,570mm in height and will launch in Europe with a choice of three boxer engines, including 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter gasoline units, and a 2.0-liter turbo diesel.
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Subaru recalls 2010-2011 Legacy and Outback

2010 outback

Subaru has issued a recall for 2010-2011 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from January, 2010, through May, 2011. Subaru says faulty components inside the wiper motor’s bottom cover could overheat.

If the motor’s bottom cover overheats, the windshield wipers may no longer function, which could lead to reduced visibility and increase the chance of a crash.
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2010 Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon

2010 Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon

Japanese automaker Subaru perform today the world debut of the new Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon. The all-new Legacy Wagon will be available on the all markets, except the U.S. Really, the 2010 Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon is the same car as the Outback, minus the increased ride height, roof rails and SUV-like body cladding.

In Japan, the new Legacy Touring Wagon is offered with a naturally aspirated and turbocharged version of the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder boxer engine.
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Subaru Impreza STI

Subaru Impreza STI

The new Subaru Impreza STI was snap-shotted by amator on a public road in Japan. You can see a traditional enlarged hood scoop, butcher flared arches and two more exhaust pipes than found on the WRX.

The new Subaru Impreza STI will make debut at October’s Tokyo Motor Show.

Subaru Impreza STI

Subaru Impreza STI

Subaru Outback Sport

Subaru Outback Sport spy photo

Look at the front end of the new Subaru Outback Sport. As you note, it has a different grille with a chrome strip at the top, thinner chrome sides and an elongated drop in the bottom section of the grille. Much like the STi, but with a different mesh-patterned insert. It also sports the new front fascia, over-fenders and restyled rockers of previous Outbacks in a contrasting silver color. The two-tone look is a bit debatable, making the car look like a mismatched mule rather than a production model, but the overall package is tasteful.

Subaru WRX STi

Subaru WRX STi

The guys at KGP caught a new Subaru WRX STi has just been spotted circling Germany??ôs N??rburgring.

First, out front, the grille has been replaced, while a restyled fascia seems to protrude further down and out than the standard vehicle. Fender flares on all four corners should increase both the track and the visual prowess.

Subaru WRX STi