Flash Drive - Subaru BRZ

Flash Drive - Subaru BRZ

Subaru’s BRZ isn’t normally the sort of car you’ll read about in The Mud Life, for one its ground clearance is atrocious, and secondly of course it’s only 2wd.  However, I’m all for killing two birds with one stone, and when the invite came through from Subaru to test both their updated BRZ and Levorg down in Cowley near Cheltenham, I couldn’t resist…..

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Subaru WRX STI

Subaru WRX STI

The WRX is a strange car, but in a good way.  Yes, it’s a family sized 4-door saloon, yet it’s a 300ps 160mph monster, with handling characteristics to match.  First and foremost though, it’s a performance car that doesn’t compromise. My very first thoughts were, “Wow, the ride is hard” and “How heavy, yet precise, is the steering?” ……….

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Subaru XV SE Premium

Subaru XV SE Premium

Based on the Impreza, the XV is Subaru’s endeavour to tap into the lucrative and fashionable lifestyle crossover sector.  It comes with beefed up suspension and an extra bit of ground clearance.  As well as a taller body, it looks more like a sporty hatchback than a traditionally style SUV, but don’t let that fool you into thinking that the XV is an SUV pretender, ‘cos it isn’t, not by a long stretch……..

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