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Subaru SVX (1991 - 1996)

Last updated 7 November 2013

 
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Buying Guide

Good

  • Strange looking 226bhp 3,319cc flat-six 2+2 alternative to an XJS, a BMW 840/850 or a Mercedes SL.
  • Four wheel drive. Four speed autobox.
  • 15' 2" long by 5' 10" wide. Weighs in at 1610kg.
  • (Please note: Chilton manual for US spec Subarus 1985-1996.)

Bad

  • Very limited market and only a few Subaru dealers ever specialised in them.
  • Apparently the autobox cannot take the torque of the flat six indefinitely and only lasts about 60,000 miles.
  • There were kits available to convert to manual using an Impreza turbo box.

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  • Difficult to get parts and make sure you can find someone who knows the model to service it before committing any cash.
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