Tag: Subaru

Falken supplying Ziex ZE001 A/S to Subaru Crosstrek

Falken supplying Ziex ZE001 A/S to Subaru Crosstrek

Wednesday 25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Sumitomo Rubber Industries has announced a new original equipment supply arrangement for the North American market. The tyre maker has begun supplying the Falken Ziex ZE001 A/S to Subaru Corporation for fitment on its new Crosstrek (known as the Subaru XV in other market). A size 225/55R18 98H tyre has been selected for the Crosstrek.

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Yokohama OE Subaru WRX STI

Yokohama OE Subaru WRX STI

Friday 25th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Original equipment deliveries of the Yokohama Advan Sport V105 tyre have begun for the Subaru WRX STI, which was released on June 20 after a major redesign. Yokohama Rubber reports that the WRX STI will come equipped with 245/35R19 89W size tyres in Japan and overseas.

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Yokohama OE on Subaru XV

Yokohama OE on Subaru XV

Wednesday 7th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber has begun shipping its BluEarth E70 to Subaru Corporation for original equipment fitment on the all-new Subaru XV crossover. The Yokohama tyre is being supplied in size 225/60R17 99H.

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Firestone tyres OE on Subaru Impreza in America

Thursday 22nd December 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Americas has announced that its Firestone FT140 tyre has been selected as original equipment on the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza.

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Yokohama tyres OE on latest Subaru Impreza

Yokohama tyres OE on latest Subaru Impreza

Monday 21st November 2016 | 0 Comments

The fifth-generation Subaru Impreza, which launched in Japan on 25 October, will be fitted with Yokohama tyres as original equipment in a number of markets. Yokohama Rubber shares that it is supplying Fuji Heavy Industries two different tyre lines for fitment on cars sold in Japan, North America and Australia.

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Subaru success for TerraClean-sponsored Turkington

Subaru success for TerraClean-sponsored Turkington

Monday 4th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Double British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) champion, Colin Turkington, sponsored by TerraClean, scored Subaru’s first ever Dunlop MSA BTCC victory on 5 June at Oulton Park as well as winning the opener at Croft Circuit 18 – 19 June.

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4-wheel record beaten by Subaru on Dunlop

4-wheel record beaten by Subaru on Dunlop

Monday 6th June 2016 | 0 Comments

While Michael Dunlop was busy making history on Dunlop, the tyre brand also saw new records set on four wheels. Running on medium compound Sport Maxx BTCC race tyres, triple British Rally Champion Mark Higgins beat the previous record for a car around the Isle of Man TT Mountain course.

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Dunlop provides Sport Maxx BTCC tyres for Subaru TT Mountain Course record attempt

Dunlop provides Sport Maxx BTCC tyres for Subaru TT Mountain Course record attempt

Friday 3rd June 2016 | 0 Comments

While Dunlop-shod riders will be bidding to break more records and win races across all two-wheeled classes at this year’s Isle of Man TT, the company’s bid for honours doesn’t end there. Dunlop has teamed up with another of the event partners, Subaru, to tackle the IOMTT Mountain course for a record-breaking attempt on four wheels.

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Falken achieves top 10 finish, class victory in Nürburgring 24 Hours

Falken achieves top 10 finish, class victory in Nürburgring 24 Hours

Thursday 2nd June 2016 | 0 Comments

Falken Motorsport has followed up its podium finish at the 2015 Nürburgring 24 Hours with a top 10 and a class victory. The brand’s long-running participation at the event continued at an arduous 2016 Nürburgring 24 Hours, with ninth overall for Falken’s own new Porsche 991 GT3 R, together with a class win and top 20 finish for the SP3T Subaru WRX STI.

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Subaru recognises Goodyear tyre supply

Thursday 19th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company received two prestigious North American supplier awards for its performance in environmental sustainability and environmental stewardship by Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA). SIA is an Indiana-based manufacturer of the Subaru Outback, Legacy and Impreza line of vehicles. Goodyear supplies original equipment tyres to the popular Subaru Legacy model.

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Video: Gymkhana star throws Subaru Impreza around Nankang Tyre UK warehouse

Friday 3rd July 2015 | 0 Comments

Nankang Tyre UK was glad that 4WD Gymkhana driver, Jake ‘Wrecking Ball’ Archer didn’t live up to his nickname on a visit to the firm. Archer drove his 500bhp Subaru Impreza at full throttle around the company’s warehouse earlier this year, and the Birmingham-based star has released a video of the event on his website.

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V-Maxx releases GT86/BRZ performance springs

V-Maxx releases GT86/BRZ performance springs

Wednesday 11th March 2015 | 0 Comments

V-Maxx has launched a new spring kit for the closely related Subaru BRZ and the Toyota GT86. The new high performance springs lowering the cars by either 30mm or 40mm, bringing the centre of gravity closer to the tarmac.

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Extended warranties – how good are they?

Tuesday 10th February 2015 | 0 Comments

Mitsubishi, Renault, Subaru, Hyundai and Kia now offer warranties ranging from four to seven years from the initial purchase date, but a closer examination of the small print reveals major discrepancies between the advertised cover and the time elapsed.

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US Justice Department indicts current, former Bridgestone executives

Wednesday 16th April 2014 | 0 Comments

The US Justice Department indicted one Bridgestone Corporation executive and two former officials for conspiring to fix the prices of certain automotive parts, reports Tire Review. Bridgestone itself agreed in February to plead guilty to price-fixing, paying a $425 million criminal fine. The case involves anti-vibration parts used in automotive suspension systems and engine mounts.

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