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Subaru is 1 of Japan’s astir charismatic and divers manufacturers. The institution has produced everything from SUVs to family and sports cars. It besides has a rich | history successful motorsport, winning aggregate world rally championships.

Subaru has besides produced its adjacent stock of quirky and funny vehicles passim history. In this list, we will research 24 of these, galore of which are either uncommon now aliases produced initially successful debased volumes. 

Some person go existent collector’s items successful 2024, whereas others are different and unique.

Subaru SVX

Subaru SVXImage Credit: WikiCommons.

One of nan coolest of each Subarus is nan SVX. This two-door, front-engine coupe spanned a azygous procreation from 1991 to 1996. It superseded nan aviation-influenced XT range, and arsenic such, it sported aircraft-inspired ‘window-within-a-window’ side-glass configuration. It played a important domiciled successful Subaru’s history, becoming their first-ever luxury and capacity car, portion of that acknowledgment to nan 3.3-liter H6 motor nether nan hood.

Subaru XT

1987 Subaru XTImage Credit: Dogs.barking.duster.rolling/WikiCommons.

The XT is 1 of nan astir remarkable-looking cars Subaru has produced. When introduced successful 1985, it was nan astir aerodynamic car connected nan US market, and aviation influences played a large portion successful its design. The wedge style provided a debased resistance coefficient, and nan integer dash was different aviation-inspired influence. That power moreover extended to nan joystick-shaped cogwheel shifter.

Subaru Brat

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The Brat marked 1 of Subaru’s first existent forays into nan inferior and pickup motortruck segment. The Brat is an ute-like compact pickup, pinch nan institution utilizing nan Subaru Leone position wagon chassis arsenic its platform. The Brat was only produced successful nan United States from 1978 to 1987, and nether nan hood was a 1.6-liter EA71 OHV H4 engine.

Subaru FF-1

Subaru FF-1Image Credit: TTTNIS – Own work, CC0/WikiCommons.

The FF-1 was nan first front-wheel thrust car retired of Japan and Subaru’s first car to usage its four-cylinder Boxer engine. Produced from 1969 to 1972, nan FF-1 came successful two-door, four-door, and wagon forms, pinch nan 1.1-liter EA-61 motor producing 65 hp and 61 lb-ft of torque. They are 1 of nan rarest Subarus ever pinch specified a short accumulation run.

Subaru 360

Subaru 360Image Credit: WikiCommons.

The Subaru 360 deed nan segment successful 1958, but reaching American ungraded took complete a decade. A small, two-cylinder, two-stroke motor pinch 22 horsepower sits nether nan hood, and it achieved a staggering 66.3 MPG combined. Subaru sold conscionable 10,000 examples successful nan United States, and this tiny small runabout has go a existent collector’s car.

Subaru Impreza Casa Blanca

Subaru Impreza Casa BlancaImage Credit: Tokumeigakarinoaoshima – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0/WikiCommons.

The Casa Blanca would surely not triumph immoderate beauty contests. Based connected nan 1999-2000 Impreza, nan Casa Blanca was portion of a retro car craze successful Japan during nan early 2000s. While nan beforehand looks okay, nan remainder of nan creation lets nan Casa Blanca down severely. Subaru would nutrient conscionable 5,000 Casa Blancas, making this disfigured duckling a existent rarity.

Subaru Impreza S6 WRC

Subaru Impreza S6 WRCImage Credit: Jaimie Wilson/Flickr.

The Impreza S6 WRC was a car driven by nan precocious Richard Burns, and 1 chassis successful peculiar changeable to fame successful 2021. The car would waste for complete $600,000, pinch nan circumstantial car winning nan 2000 Rally GB successful nan hands of Burns. It is simply a singular vehicle, made rarer acknowledgment to nan original paintwork connected its body.

Subaru STI E-RA Concept

Subaru STI E-RA ConceptImage Credit: Tokumeigakarinoaoshima – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0/WikiCommons.

Subaru took nan covers off this singular concept astatine nan 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon, and nan STI E-RA is easy 1 of its astir extremist concepts. Looking for illustration a transverse betwixt a supercar and a Le Mans LMP1 racer, Subaru built nan 1,072 hp EV to group a caller thigh grounds astir nan Nurburgring Nordschleife. Four 268 hp electrical motors shape nan powertrain, and Subaru hopes to group a clip of astir 6 minutes 40 seconds astir nan track.

Subaru FE Coupe

Subaru FE CoupeImage Credit: Subaru.

The FE Coupe was each astir efficiency. The coupe could mean 50 MPG connected nan road and 33 MPH successful nan city, acknowledgment to nan 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. It only produced 67 hp, but nan lightness of nan car aided its performance, and spotting 1 successful nan chaotic successful 2024 is an progressively uncommon sight.

2021 Subaru BRZ GT300

2021 Subaru BRZ GT300Image Credit: Tokumeigakarinoaoshima – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0/WikiCommons.

The BRZ GT300 was nan car Subaru chose to participate Japan’s premier GT racing category, Super GT. The EJ20 received tuning to nutrient 300 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque, and various aerodynamic upgrades added each nan downforce required. Subaru upgraded nan car successful 2021, which would yet bring location a Super GT title for nan manufacturer.

Subaru Legacy 2.5GT spec.B

Subaru Legacy 2.5GT spec.BImage Credit: tomyparkk/Flickr.

The spec. B Legacy had a short accumulation tally from 2006-2009, and it was a higher performance-based type of nan Legacy GT. A turbocharged 2.5-liter motor produced 243 hp and 241 lb-ft of torque, pinch Subaru producing only 1,000 units. There were further upgrades complete nan Legacy GT, specified arsenic nan Momo steering wheel, six-speed manual transmission, and a DVD-based navigation system. 

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Spec C Type RA-R

Subaru Impreza WRX STi Spec C Type RA-RImage Credit: Ray Penber/Flickr.

One of nan rarest forms of Impreza, Subaru produced conscionable 300 units of this car successful 2006. Under nan hood is simply a 320 hp and 318 lb-ft of torque engine, and it is an moreover rarer Impreza than nan very typical 22B. The comically agelong sanction belies that nan Type RA-R was a monster Impreza.

2005 Subaru Forester STI

2005 Subaru Forester STIImage Credit: Grant C./Flickr.

Large, performance-based SUVs are rare, and nan Forester STI is 1 of nan exclusive members of this club. Under nan hood is simply a 2.5-liter turbocharged Boxer-four motor pinch 265 horsepower and 278 pounds of torque. The STIs came pinch an upgraded six-speed manual transmission, and nan 0-60 mph clip was an awesome 5.2 seconds. 

1996 Subaru Impreza Series McRae

1996 Subaru Impreza Series McRaeImage Credit: Andrew 2.8i/Flickr.

Subaru won its first WRC title pinch Collin McRae down nan instrumentality successful 1996. The shaper produced a constricted version tally of nan Impreza, nan Series McRae, to commemorate this. This 200-unit tally was disposable only successful nan UK, pinch nan EJ20 boxer motor nether nan hood producing 207 hp. The Series McRae besides featured open-headrest Recaro seats.

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STiImage Credit: MrWalkr – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0/WikiCommons.

The 22B STi is 1 of nan astir recognizable versions of nan Impreza. The exemplary was a 40th-anniversary ceremony typical edition, pinch Subaru producing conscionable 400 units. The Boxer motor nether nan hood produced 276 hp, and it came pinch a awesome five-speed manual transmission. When these harvest up for sale, it is not unheard of for them to waste for six figures.

2000 Subaru Impreza P1

2000 Subaru Impreza P1Image Credit: Andy Chetwyn/Flickr.

The Impreza P1 was different rare, UK-only version of nan celebrated sports car. The P1 stands for Prodrive One, pinch conscionable 1000 units produced successful 2000. The Impreza P1 provided a large jump successful capacity complete nan guidelines Impreza, pinch 276 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque connected offer. The P1 was unsocial successful that it featured AWD but was not symmetrical. The P1 uses a 60/40 divided pinch a front-wheel-heavy layout.

2003 Subaru B9 Scrambler Concept

2003 Subaru B9 Scrambler ConceptImage Credit: 160SX (talk), CC BY-SA 3.0/WikiCommons.

Subaru unveiled the quirky-looking B9 Scrambler Concept astatine nan 2003 Tokyo Motor Show. The thought was to create an environmentally friends roadster powered by a 2.0-liter SOHC flat-four combustion engine. Batteries boosted nan engine’s performance, and nan motor would supply further power erstwhile needed and nutrient regenerative powerfulness for nan batteries. 

2001 Subaru HM-01 Concept

2001 Subaru HM-01 ConceptImage Credit: CONCEPT CAR/Youtube.

The HM01 is undoubtedly not a beauty, but it was surely an different concept. A small, four-cylinder 658 cc motor sits nether nan hood, pinch 43 hp and 43 lb-ft of torque. However, nan HM-01 was besides a hybrid, nan powerfulness boosted by a 42-volt electrical motor. The four-cylinder motor provided powerfulness for nan beforehand wheels, pinch nan electrical centrifugal providing it to nan rear wheels. 

1999 Subaru Fleet X

1999 Subaru Fleet XImage Credit: oldconceptcars.

Subaru took nan covers disconnected nan Fleet X astatine nan 1999 Tokyo Auto Show. The purpose was to create a “grand touring wagon for nan 21st century” that was arsenic ray arsenic possible. The creation of alloy and ray alloy panels formed its construction, and it weighed astir 30 percent little than nan Legacy wagon and had 40 percent amended mean substance economy. A 16-valve people aspirated motor produced 180 hp astatine 6,800 RPM and 144 lb/ft of torque astatine 5,600 rpm, but sadly, this promising wagon ne'er made it to production.

2003 Subaru R1e

2003 Subaru R1eImage Credit: Eddie Phạm/Flickr.

The Subaru R1e was a quirky, tiny small conception conveyance designed for ease-of-parking municipality use. However, Subaru besides intended nan car to person sportier connotations, though nan mini electrical powertrain didn’t complement that philosophy. The R1e was incredibly light, but a scope of conscionable 50 miles and a apical velocity of 65 mph greatly constricted its potential. 

2019 Subaru WRX STI S209

2019 Subaru WRX STI S209Image Credit: rwcar4/Flickr.

The WRX STI relieved immoderate successful America, yet bringing an S-line WRX STI to nan market. Under nan hood was a 2.5-liter EH25 turbocharged Boxer 4 motor pinch 341 horsepower and a max turbo boost of 18 PSI. The aerodynamic changes, specified arsenic nan beforehand splitter and rear spoiler, boosted nan appearance, making nan S209 a very aggressive-looking car. 

Subaru B9 Tribeca

Subaru B9 TribecaImage Credit: IFCAR – Own work, Public Domain/WikiCommons.

While Subaru produced nan Tribeca from 2005 to 2014, they are becoming progressively uncommon sights successful nan wild. The arguable styling and poor-performing EZ30 and EZ36 H6 engines played a portion successful this, and accumulation yet concluded owed to mediocre income successful 2013. In its last twelvemonth of production, Subaru sold conscionable 732 Tribecas.

Subaru Baja

Subaru BajaImage Credit: r Mr.choppers/WikiCommons.

The Subaru Baja, produced from 2002 to 2006, is simply a existent rarity. The Baja was a operation of a regular rider car and a mini pickup truck, pinch various 2.5-liter H4 engines nether nan hood. Subaru had hoped to waste 24,000 per year. However, it could only displacement 30,000 units complete nan four-year accumulation run.

2004 Subaru Impreza W1

2004 Subaru Impreza WR1Image Credit: collecting cars.

The 2004 Impreza W1 tribute celebrated Petter Solberg’s 2003 World Rally Championship victory. The shaper constricted accumulation to conscionable 500 units, and it was easy recognizable from different Imprezas acknowledgment to its caller Ice Blue Metallic overgarment positive driving lamps and a stainless alloy mesh grille.