The 1980 front wheel drive Subaru Hatchback was a true economy car that retailed for $3,999 and achieved 41 MPG highway and 32 city. It had standard features like power assist front disc brakes, fold down rear seat, electronic ignition and side window defrosters. Pretty simple little 3-ddor hatch.
This 1984 Subaru GL is a very rare find, and is currently available for sale at Rover Classic. It has a 4-Cylinder 1.8L H4 SOHC Turbo mated to a manual transmission and only has 47,731 miles. A completely undisturbed example of a classic hatchback. (image source: Rover Classic)
The Subaru Rex Combi AWD Turbo was initially introduced in December 1983. It was the second generation of the model by Subaru which was produced from 1972 to 1992, and was known by a variety of names, like the Ace, Viki and Sherpa among others. It had a 544cc engine.
1984 Subaru Rex Combi AWD Turbo
The $5,500, 1987 Subaru Justy’s 9-valve, 3-cylinder engine achieved 38 mpg city and 41 mpg highway.
The 1984 Subaru Hatchback MSRP was $4,989. It got 34 mpg in the city and 45 mpg on the highway.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. unveiled the Subaru XV concept at the 2011 Auto Shanghai. They are calling it a “crossover” but we think that due to the smaller size, it feels more like a large hatchback. The glass roof is very nice, as is the interior. Read more on this vehicle at Cartype.
The Rex was introduced on July 15 1972. The Subaru Rex was a Kei car automobile produced from 1972 to 1992 for sale in Japan by Subaru and was also sold in Europe, South America, Bermuda and the Caribbean. The name “Rex” comes from Latin for “king”. The Subaru Rex represented a fresh start, having little do with the Subaru 360.