Andre De Kock
Motorsport Editor
3 minute read
22 Jun 2021
8:00 am

Why Subaru’s XV won’t be everyone’s cup of tea

Andre De Kock

Crossover could have been a much better offering had it not been for disappointing CVT.

Changes to the Subaru XV are small at the front.

Spending a week in the updated Subaru XV brought back memories. When this writer was young, handsome and strong – many, many decades ago – I set high standards when it came to girlfriends. They had to be leggy, busty, beautiful and – in matters of carnal indulgence – bad, bad girls. Also, naive enough to fall for the particular line of subterfuge I was peddling at the time. Back then, my motorsport friends and I agreed on our idea of the perfect woman. She would be the one who, apart from finding racers intensely desirable, would have the tendency...