6 Best Subaru Cars to Buy in Kenya

6 Best Subaru Cars to Buy in Kenya

Subaru Forester From its modest beginning as an all-wheel drive station wagon, the Subaru Forester has steadily evolved into the legitimate SUV it is today. It outperforms most of its rivals such as the Nissan X-Trail, Honda CRV, Toyota Rav-4, Mazda CX-5, Suzuki Vitara and Mitsubishi Outlander. What set the Forester apart is the ingenious symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive system and the choice of engines that include the turbocharged DTI engine that propels the Forester from 0 to 100 km/hour in 7.5 Seconds. Read the Full Subaru Forester Review here Subaru Outback The Subaru Outback has been an all time favorite amongst Kenyans ever since it was introduced to this market back in 2004. In essence the Subaru Outback is the same as the Subaru Legacy save for suspension and engine variations. The Subaru Outback is a very capable off-road vehicle, a fact that is sometimes…

2020 Toyota Yaris Cross Review

2020 Toyota Yaris Cross Review

Introduction The Toyota Yaris Cross is a Crossover SUV built on the popular Yaris/Vitz that was launched in April 2020. It was initially planned to be unveiled at the 90th Geneva International Motor Show but this was cancelled due to Coronavirus. It features the same body as the Yaris but modified to SUV dimensions with changes such as an increase in ground clearance, body kit and engine power. Engines 1.5 Litre Inline 3-Cyline Dynamic Force Engine 1.5 Litre Hybrid Inline 3-Cyline Dynamic Force Engine (THS II) Transmission Direct Shift-CVT Interior The interior is minimalistic and the instrumentation is modern. The upholstery is made of clothe and a generous finish of soft plastic. Exterior The exterior is a re-imagination of a scaled down futuristic SUV of our dreams and can best be described as perfect. The angular body on top of the crafted alloy rims…

BMW Adds A Caring Car Feature To Its Cars That Helps You Relax

BMW Adds A Caring Car Feature To Its Cars That Helps You Relax

Once upon a time, driving was a way to escape the hassle of life. You could get in and drive without worrying about anything for the next hour or two. However, with the permanent traffic jams, fender benders and unruly motorists, it’s becoming stressful to own a car. BMW recognizes that and now offers a caring car feature that sets a relaxing or revitalizing mood in the car. The BMW 7.0 operating system is available in the new F40 1 Series, 3 Series, G11/G12 7 Series LCI, 8 Series, X5, G07 X7 and G29 Z4. It contains a number of impressive technology including the one-of-a-kind mood-boosting mode known as the “Caring car”. It can be activated through a simple touch on the infotainment screen or voice command using BMW’s voice assistant. For example, you can say, “Hey BMW, I feel tired.” which will automatically…

New Generation Subaru WRX STi Will Not Run On The EJ20 Engine

New Generation Subaru WRX STi Will Not Run On The EJ20 Engine

It’s not uncommon for car manufacturers to make drastic changes to a new generation of cars, including changing an entire engine. Therefore, it didn’t come as a shock when Subaru announced that they will no longer be using the EJ20 engine in their WRX STi vehicles. The Japanese automotive company made the announcement during the 46th Tokyo Motor Show. This will be the final edition of the highly beloved Subaru WRX STi running on the horizontally opposed engine EJ20, one of Subaru’s leading sports engines, as orders close in December 2019 Many might be wondering what the big deal is about this engine. While very little is known or heard about the EJ20 engine, this is the driving force behind Subaru’s numerous victories in the World Rally Championship. It has been in production with Subaru since 1989 and while it mostly features in the…

Highlights From The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show

Highlights From The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show

The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show is where carmakers and lovers alike meet to share their passion for cars. Car lovers are treated to a variety of displays from big manufacturers while the carmakers showcase their new projects. This year, there was a lot of excitement surrounding the event as many car companies had teased on something exciting. From Land Rover unveiling the Defender to Volkwagen changing its logo, here are the highlights from the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. VW Changes Logo As the world waited for Volkswagen to unveil its electric car, the company gave its fans a double treat as they unveiled a new version of its logo as well. The VW logo has gradually changed over the years since its conception in 1937. However, this will be one of the most dramatic changes it’s undergone. Apart from a slimmer font, the company…

2019 Subaru Chiffon Review

2019 Subaru Chiffon Review

Following the success of the first-generation Subaru Chiffon that was in production from 2016 to 2019, Subaru has released the second-generation in July 2019. It’s a rebadged version of the Daihatsu Tanto which is supplied to Subaru under an OEM agreement. In Japan, its classified as a Kei car which is the smallest car category, while in Kenya, it’s classified as a mini passenger van. It compares closely with the Suzuki Spacia with which they share many similarities such as the body styling and interior space. The Interior It seats 4 people in a two-row configuration with some space to spare for luggage. The seating arrangement is comfortable with long sliding seats that allow the cabin to be adjusted for various applications such as carrying people or luggage. The high roof and walk through space make it practical for people to move in between…

Release of Subaru Levorg “1.6 GT EyeSight V – SPORT”

Release of Subaru Levorg “1.6 GT EyeSight V – SPORT”

The Levog is based on 1.6 GT Eyesight, a special specification car for SUBARU’s 6th Anniversary celebration.

Subaru Launches the WRX S4 STI Sport

Subaru Launches the WRX S4 STI Sport

The ‘STI Sport’ badge has been a reserve of the Levorg and the BRZ but now, Subaru has expanded this to include the WRX S4. According to Subaru, the WRX S4 STI Sport is the highest greade of WRX S4 which is a high performance sports sedan combining sports performance and advance safety performance. It  comes with Bilstein’s DTMatic struts, clamp stiffeners, front and rear dampers, coil springs from STI and 18-inch aluminium rims . For the interior, it comes with RECARO seats made from real leather from Bordeaux and suede, luminescent speedometer with multi-information display.   WRX S4 STI Sport Specifications engine 2.0 L DOHC direct injection turbo “DIT” Drive system AWD (all-wheel drive at all times) transmission Sports LinearTronic Maximum output [net] 221 kW (300 PS) / 5600 rpm Maximum torque [net] 400 N · m (40.8 kgf · m) / 2000…

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