Subaru is Considering Offering Vehicles Without AWD and a Boxer Engine

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Subaru is known for its all-wheel-drive systems that are standard on everyone one of its vehicles. In addition Subaru is also known for its boxer engines. Well that all may change in the near future.

Thanks to the ever increasing gas prices and focus on emissions Subaru may have to change its philosophy that it has held for over 20 years. The two features that define Subaru may be optional on future models.


According to Subaru of Australia Director Nick Senior the changes won’t happen before 2010 and that no product plans are without AWD or the boxer engine. If these changes do indeed happen you can expect Toyota to help Subaru make the switch.

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