Subaru Southern Africa

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    MORE CONFIDENCE IN MOTION WITH A COMPREHENSIVE 5-YR/120 000KM MAINTENANCE PLAN
    COUPLED WITH A 5-YR/150 000KM MANUFACTURERS WARRANTY

    10 October 2019, Johannesburg – Subaru Southern Africa has launched an extended 5-year/120 000km comprehensive Maintenance Plan offered on selected new Subaru models.
    All Subaru models are generally offered with a 3-year/75 000km Maintenance...

    Subaru Southern Africa has launched an extended 5-year/120 000km comprehensive Maintenance Plan offered on selected new Subaru models.

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    17 September 2019, Johannesburg - Subaru Southern Africa and Montego Pet Nutrition have handed over the keys of a 2019 Subaru Forester 2.0i CVT today to Mr. Vincent Roberts, winner of the Field & Forest Taste of Adventure competition.
    At the handover ceremony held at Subaru Johannesburg, an elated Mr. Roberts expressed how he had always wanted to own a Subaru since he was...

    Subaru Southern Africa and Montego Pet Nutrition have handed over the keys of a 2019 Subaru Forester 2.0i CVT today to Mr. Vincent Roberts, winner of the Field & Forest Taste of Adventure competition.

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    Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI), took the SP3T class win in the 47th Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from June 20 to 23, with the “Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2019”, a racing car developed based on a WRX STI mass-production model.
    This was Subaru’s 12th Nurburgring 24-hour race challenge...

    Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI), took the SP3T class win in the 47th Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from June 20 to 23, with the “Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2019”, a racing car developed based on a WRX STI mass-production model.

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    Tokyo, Japan, June 6, 2019 — Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Subaru Corporation (Subaru) disclosed today that they have agreed to jointly develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for midsize and large passenger vehicles and to jointly develop a C-segment-class BEV SUV model for sale under each company’s own brand. By combining their respective...

    Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Subaru Corporation (Subaru) disclosed today that they have agreed to jointly develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for midsize and large passenger vehicles and to jointly develop a C-segment-class BEV SUV model for sale under each company’s own brand.

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    2019 Forester wins Grand Prix award for achieving the highest score ever tested by JNCAP
    2019 Forester, XV and Impreza all receive the top rating of Advanced Safety Vehicle Triple Plus (ASV +++)

    Subaru Corporation has announced that the all-new Forester (Japanese market specification) won the Grand Prix Award for earning the highest score ever in the Japan New Car...

    Subaru Corporation has announced that the all-new Forester (Japanese market specification) won the Grand Prix Award for earning the highest score ever in the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) collision safety performance assessment conducted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and the National Agency for Automotive Safety and Victim’s Aid (NASVA).

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    Subaru Motorsports USA took the top two podium positions at this weekend’s DirtFish Olympus Rally, with Swedish rally prodigy Oliver Solberg securing his first American rally victory in a blue and gold Subaru WRX STI. Solberg was fast and consistent throughout the weekend, despite having never seen the Olympus stage roads before and working with veteran co-driver Denis Giraudet...

    Subaru Motorsports USA took the top two podium positions at this weekend’s DirtFish Olympus Rally, with Swedish rally prodigy Oliver Solberg securing his first American rally victory in a blue and gold Subaru WRX STI.

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    First Concept Model Designed Under “BOLDER” Design Concept, The Evolved Form of “Dynamic x Solid” Design Identity
    Subaru Corporation yesterday unveiled the Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept*1 at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show.
    The “Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept” is the first concept vehicle designed under the new “BOLDER” design philosophy. 
    The “BOLDER” design...

    Subaru Corporation yesterday unveiled the Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept*1 at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show.

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    For almost a decade, the names Solberg and Subaru were woven into a world championship-winning tapestry. Brothers in arms, the two were inseparable in the pursuit of excellence, success, glory.
    Petter Solberg’s 13 rally wins helped elevate the little-known Subaru brand from relative obscurity to a legend in world rallying. As the first Norwegian to win the World Rally...

    SOLBERG SUBARU REUNION

    For almost a decade, the names Solberg and Subaru were woven into a world championship-winning tapestry.

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    — 2.4-litre Turbo Boxer Engine and Subaru Global Platform bring enhanced dynamic performance to Subaru’s flagship sedan —

    Marking the 30th anniversary of its debut, Subaru’s next generation sedan has been significantly upgraded
    Superior driving dynamics with Subaru Global Platform and an available 2.4-litre direct injection turbo boxer engine
    Refined and innovative...

    Subaru Corporation unveiled the all-new 2020 Legacy sedan (US Spec) at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show on February 7 (local time in Chicago).

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    All-New Forester based on Subaru Global Platform
    Features latest generation EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
    Enters the market at a lower price point than the range it replaces
    New layers of safety, comfort and convenience
    More spacious and practical than ever before

    Almost 22 years since the first Forester rewrote the rulebooks of conventional wagon practicality and...

    Almost 22 years since the first Forester rewrote the rulebooks of conventional wagon practicality and driveability, the all new, fifth-generation 2019 Subaru Forester is set to arrive on South African dealership floors on the 11th of December 2018.

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    All-new 2019 Subaru Forester confirmed for South Africa

    Roomiest, most refined Forester to date
    Even safer with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, equipped standard on selected models
    New X-Mode with Deep mud mode, introduced for the first time on a Subaru

    The all-new fifth generation Forester SUV offers the most space, off-road capability, advanced safety and features...

    The all-new fifth generation Forester SUV offers the most space, off-road capability, advanced safety and features in its 22-year history.

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    Subaru WRX STI Wins the SP3T Class in Nürburgring 24-Hour Race
    Tokyo, May 14, 2018 – Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) *1, took the SP3T class*2 win in the 2018 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from May 11 to 13, with the “Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2018”, a racing car developed based on a...

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    SUBARU-BACKED MTB Team PYGA Euro Steel RETAIN THEIR ABSA CAPE EPIC CROWN
    28 March 2018 -  Cape Town: Hailed as one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world, the 2018 Cape Epic was once again conquered by Team Pyga EuroSteel in winning fashion, the duo of Matthys Beukes and Julian Jessop winning the African Special Jersey as the first African team to cross the finish...

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    World Premiere of Subaru VIZIV Tourer Concept at Geneva International Motor Show
    Tokyo, March 6, 2018 – Subaru Corporation today unveiled the Subaru VIZIV* Tourer Concept at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show.
    Since the debut of the Subaru VIZIV Concept in 2013, Subaru has produced a series of themed concept models embodying the brand’s vision for the future of making...

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    2018 SUBARU GLOBAL MOTORSPORT OUTLINE
    Without doubt the World Rally Championship (WRC) played a big role in establishing Subaru as a brand in the 90’s. Scenes of Colin McRae’s Subaru Impreza 555 jumping the air still excites to this day, and was the start of creating the Subaru passion which still runs through many a Subarist today.
    As the only Japanese team to secure 3...

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    Subaru East Rand opens under the CMH Banner
    20 February 2018, Edenvale, South Africa – Subaru East Rand has officially opened its doors to Subarists and would-be Subarists in eastern Johannesburg. 
    The new dealership is ideally situated on North Rand Road, Boksburg and is operated by the Combined Motor Holdings Group (CMH). CMH is one of the stalwarts of the motor industry in...

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    SUBARU SA ADDS MORE CONFIDENCE TO THE LEGACY OF THE EXECUTIVE SEDAN

    Updated 2018 Subaru Legacy benefits from higher safety specification levels with the inclusion of EyeSight® Driver Assistance
    Exterior styling tweaks create a sharper, sportier appearance
    Upgraded interior design, materials and technology.
    Improved refinement levels and quieter cabin.

    16 February 2018,...

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    UPDATED 2018 SUBARU OUTBACK NOW AVAILABLE IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Revised exterior styling for a stronger Subaru identity and unmistakeable rugged character.
    Updated interior styling with more premium quality.
    New Infotainment system for better connectivity.
    Improved ride and NVH levels.
    EyeSight® Driver Assistance standard on all new Outback models.

    16 February 2018 – Subaru...

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    Subaru’s EyeSight Driver Assist System Wins President’s Award of Japan Techno-Economics Society
    Tokyo, February 13, 2018 – Subaru Corporation has received the President’s Award from Japan Techno-Economics Society (JATES) for the development of its EyeSight driver assist system at the society’s 6th Technology Management & Innovation Awards. The award ceremony was held today...

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    Further Takata Airbag Recall on Subaru vehicles 2004 – 2014
    Further to the recall of 2004 - 2007 Subaru Impreza and WRX models announced in 2016 for defective or potentially defective Takata airbag modules, Subaru SA has had to announce another recall that affects a few more Subaru models produced and sold between 2004 and 2014 in South Africa.
    This new recall affects 2098...

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    Subaru Southern Africa Confidently Moving Up

    Sales growth amidst a tough economic climate
    Two New Dealerships opened in Q4, 2017
    Four additional New Dealerships will have opened their doors in 2018

    23 January 2018, Edenvale, South Africa – Subaru has been operating in South Africa for just over twenty-five years now, and has enjoyed a loyal customer base and sales...

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    Subaru XV and Impreza Models Awarded Top Five-Star Rating in 2017 Euro NCAP Safety Test
    Tokyo, November 29, 2017 – Subaru Corporation today announced that the Subaru XV and Impreza models have won the highest five-star overall rating in the 2017 European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP)  safety performance test.
    This follows the April 2017 announcement that the XV and...

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    SUBARU DEBUTS ALL-NEW ASCENT 3-ROW SUV

    Largest Subaru ever with choice of seven- or eight- passenger configurations
    Family-sized SUV built for excellent versatility and spacious interior combined with the drivability of a Subaru model
    Built on the Subaru Global Platform, achieving class-leading comfort and safety
    Standard EyeSight Driver Assist Technology
    Powered by an...

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    Statement Concerning Impact of Kobe Steel’s Inappropriate Conduct on Subaru Vehicles
    Subaru Corporation, Tokyo – October 23.
    Subaru Corporation provides information that the company has confirmed so far regarding the impact of inappropriate conduct by Kobe Steel, Ltd on Subaru vehicles.
    Aluminium panels are the only material that Subaru purchases directly from Kobe Steel for...

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    Subaru Southern Africa joins forces with Team PYGA Euro Steel as their official vehicle partner
    Subaru Southern Africa and Team PYGA Euro Steel sign Vehicle Sponsorship Deal
    31 August 2017, Johannesburg: Subaru Southern Africa is proud to announce a new partnership with African MTB Team, PYGA Euro Steel. The partnership sees Subaru Southern Africa providing 3 vehicles for the...

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    RUI SILVA ANNOUNCED AS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR SUBARU SOUTHERN AFRICASubaru Southern Africa has appointed South African Rui Silva as its new Managing Director. Having joined Subaru Southern Africa in 1994 as an accountant, 2 years after the brand was established in South Africa, Mr. Silva has enjoyed a long-standing career as well as widespread experience within the company...

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    THE ALL-NEW SUBARU XV LAUNCHED IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Generation II of the XV Crossover now built on the Subaru Global Platform
    Award-Winning EyeSight® Driver Assistance System available on the new XV
    X-Mode makes its XV debut: enhancing off-road ability and safety
    Available with a 5yr/150 000km Warranty
    A new Direct Injection Boxer® engine

    Johannesburg, 13 JULY 2017 – Just...

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    AWARD WINNING SUBARU IMPREZA GOES TO THE VOICE SA WINNING CRAIG LUCAS
    Johannesburg, 10 July 2017 - An all-new Subaru Impreza Premium was handed over to 23-year old Craig Lucas from Elsies River last night , as the winner of The Voice South Africa season 2. The handover was made at the end of this week’s showstopper grand finale which was broadcast live on M-Net and M-Net City...

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    SUBARU’S GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED EYESIGHT® TO BE LAUNCHED IN SOUTH AFRICA
    Johannesburg, 23 June 2017 - Subaru EyeSight®, the award-winning driver assist technology developed over the past 20 years by Subaru engineers will be introduced to South African consumers in July 2017, when the all-new Subaru XV breaks cover.
    As the meaning of the word suggests, ‘eyesight’ refers to one’s...

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    NEW SUBARU IMPREZA SEDAN NOW AVAILABLE

    Impreza spearheads a whole new generation of Subaru vehicles built on the Subaru Global Platform
    Award-winning safety and smart technologies including the EyeSight® Driver Assistance System
    2016/2017 Japanese Car of the Year

    Johannesburg, 19 JUNE 2017 – 1992 was a significant year for Subaru. It was the year in which Subaru...

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    FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. CHANGES COMPANY NAME TO SUBARU CORPORATION
    Tokyo, March 31, 2017 – Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) is changing its company name to Subaru Corporation with effect from April 1, 2017.
    To mark the change, renaming ceremonies were held today for employees at the company’s Head Office in Ebisu, Tokyo and three other domestic facilities.  The all-new...

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    The Year Ahead for Subaru Southern Africa
    Johannesburg, 27 FEBRUARY 2017 - The Subaru brand has consistently strived to achieve unmatched excellence in driving enjoyment, safety, functional and practical designs. Now at the precipice of a new era, Subaru Southern Africa presents the 2017 year ahead: a year of celebration as well as the exciting introductions of several new...

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    Subaru confirmed as the official vehicle partner to The Voice SA Season II
    Johannesburg, 9 FEBRUARY 2017 -  Subaru Southern Africa has been confirmed as the official vehicle partner to The Voice SA Season II. The Voice SA has historically been a huge success for M-Net Channel 101.
    The Voice SA Season 1 winner Richard Stirton has already topped the iTunes charts three times –...

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    Subaru takes on Midmar for the 2nd Year in Succession                                                After a successful inaugural partnership in 2016, Subaru Pietermaritzburg will once again be the Vehicle partner to the Midmar Mile. The Midmar Mile is a proudly South African open water swimming event that takes place at the Midmar Dam in the small Kwazulu-Natal town of Howick,...

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    Multiple wins for Subaru Motorsport in 2016

    The Subaru WRX STi notches up National Rally Championship Wins in Australia, America and Canada.
    Nürburgring 24-Hour Race Wins in the SP3T class for the 2nd year in succession adds another chunk of silverware to the Subaru WRX STi cabinet.
    Molly Taylor becomes the first female winner of the Australian Rally Championship.

    The...

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    All-New Subaru Impreza Wins 2016–2017 Car of the Year Japan
    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, is pleased to announce that the all-new Subaru Impreza has been named 2016–2017 Car of the Year Japan. This is the second time Subaru has been awarded the honor, following the Legacy’s win in 2003.
    Based on the Subaru Global Platform, the...

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    Subaru’s EyeSight-equipped Impreza, Legacy, Outback, Forester, Levorg and WRX score Top ASV++ Rating in JNCAP Preventive Safety Performance Assessment
    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, today announced that its all-new Impreza as well as Legacy, Outback, Forester, Levorg and WRX models equipped with Subaru’s EyeSight driver assist system have...