9 Years agoNews
|First Test: 2010 Subaru Legacy GTk|
|Allow me to break down the intriguing mechanical cocktail you see here: Take one U.S.-spec Subaru Outback chassis, add a dash of JDM-inspired nose, an ounce of custom roof racks, two teaspoons of tinted taillights, and a measure of extended rear spoiler. Bolt in a single mildly tuned U.S.-market Legacy 2.5GT powertrain and a JDM Legacy tS suspension, shake vigorously for six months, and, VOILA!, you have yourself a bona fide Frankenwagon fit for SEMA's Las Vegas Convention Center floor.|
Easy enough, right? Maybe not...
As the story goes, Subaru commissioned Specialized Vehicles Inc. to create a 2009 SEMA show car that would demonstrate the versatility and coolness of sport wagons. Executives...