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Post by Proton mouse » Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:28 am

Excellent find SB. Loved it!!

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Post by Silverbullet » Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:17 pm

Some research shows the Subaru nearest to the top came 5th. Not bad for a privately run campaign going up against Audi quattro's and the like.

http://www.ewrc-results.com/final.php?e=4297
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Post by Proton mouse » Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:08 am

Have you ever come across this one in your YouTube travels SB?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3kfd6X52I0

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Post by Cliff R » Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:15 pm

82 Subaru Leone Touringwagon Leather Version

An import I guess.
My 82 Touring wagon doesn't have the headlight washers, electric mirrors, joystick fader for the stereo and the instrument cluster is different (of course no leather either).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r34chfsNeIM

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Post by Cliff R » Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:24 pm

Anyone know what sort of rims these are, may be 14's.
Love the bloke on the front end trying to bring it back down to earth.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_HmD-a0xIg

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Post by pitrack_1 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:00 am

Given Cliff's little scare concerning parting with his '82 Touring Wagon, by chance I'd come across a review of a 1980 version recently so went and had a quick search on youtube. The result are below and for the younger brigade, I'm going to introduce you to a new word (and horror:

Plaid!

(The oldies are either putting on the blast glasses or running for the hills as we speak; the young 'uns will never be the same again) :-)

MotorWeek | Retro Review: '82 Subaru 4WD Wagon

MotorWeek | Retro Review: '82 Subaru Brat

1983 Subaru Turbo Traction Wagon | Retro Review


And one more: a review of the 1980 Subaru Leone 4WD wagon, which is a real blast from the past for us over-40 Aussies: from about 19:30, in
Peter Wherrett's Torque, 1980 Ep 6

I really liked Peter's program as a kid and 40 years on seeing it for the first time again I really like his laid back but sharp style of commentary. His conclusion at the end is interesting: whilst he "can't see the point" of the Subaru 4WD wagon, he talks about a "hybrid" between it and the full-size 4WDs...it was ~14 years before Toyota's RAV4 first appeared and exactly where we are today with the (almost) takeover of the AWD SUV-type vehicles.

All 10 1980 episodes of Torque (but sadly no other years) are there for those who wish to trip back to their youth.
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Post by pitrack_1 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:40 pm

Motorweek retro review (1985) of the USA XT Coupe and sedan

1985 Subaru XT Coupe and Sedan | Retro Review
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