• Third-generation Subaru four-cylinder boxer engine

    Subaru is sticking to its almost trademark horizontally opposed or ‘boxer’ engine for its future lineup of cars, improving on the design, making it more refined and fuel efficient with each generation. The third and latest generation of the engine--the first major redesign in 21 years--has now been revealed and is scheduled to debut in the 2011 Forester towards the end of the year before filtering across to other models in the automaker’s lineup. The engine is almost entirely new, starting from the basic structure, yet it maintains all the advantages of the...

  • 2011 Subaru Forester
    2011 Subaru Forester More Efficient Thanks To New Engine

    Subaru hasn’t made much of a commotion over its 2011 model year updates for the Forester range but we will as the compact SUV has been made more fuel efficient. An all-new four-cylinder ‘boxer’ engine for the base 2.5X models sees fuel economy rise to 21/27 mpg city/highway for both manual...

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