This JDM-only product is not a preview to an upcoming model for sale in America. Subaru execs won't go so far as to rule the idea out completely, but acknowledged the limited market for something like the Forester tS over here. Firmly ensconced in the "forbidden fruit" category, then, we still thought it'd be fun to report on the hot-ish, wagon-ish Forester. This one's for the other car nerds like us.
GM ignition switch death toll rises to 80
At least 80 motorists have been killed in car accidents caused by defective General Motors ignition switches, according to figures released by the administrator in charge of compensating victims. More than 1,200 claims submitted to the compensation program are still under review, meaning the casualties could climb higher as workers evaluate the merits of these claims.
How the Mazda Miata can save a marriage
Former Autoblog scribe Zach Bowman has just published what you could arguably consider his most heartfelt piece of automotive work to date. Zach intertwines this tale into a story about driving his 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata across the country, his wife by his side, learning about love and life from the cockpit of a two-seat roadster. We can honestly say it's one of the best things we've read in a long while.