Looking Back: 1982 Subaru Brat Video Test Drive

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    Looking Back: 1982 Subaru Brat Video Test Drive

    I have always loved these!




    In 1977, Subaru was the fifth largest automotive importer supplying vehicles to North America, trailing the likes of Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Mazda. With the gas crisis still fresh in people’s minds, there was a surge of desire amongst the buying public for small, fuel-efficient pickups that could serve as dual-purpose vehicles...
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    Re: Looking Back: 1982 Subaru Brat Video Test Drive

    They called them Brumby here (feral horse) and I saw one driving around yesterday. It had been looked after but was not a 'sunday drive' vehicle. I was a bit surprised at how well it had lasted.

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    Re: Looking Back: 1982 Subaru Brat Video Test Drive

    Sadly rust has not been kind to the BRAT and the other unibody compact pickups.
    '07 Subaru Forester 2.5X 5MT. Bought new. 197k miles. '05 Dodge Durango Limited Hemi AWD. Mom bought new. 102k miles. '74 Buick LeSabre Luxus convertible. 455-4/7.5L. '89 Buick Reatta. 3800 SII L67/F40 six speed swap to be completed someday. Wife's: '07 Subaru Forester XT. World Rally Blue Mica.

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