Subaru BRZ named 2013 Sports Car of the Year

Nov 15, 2012, 11:54 ET from Subaru Canada Inc.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. is delighted to announce that has named the Subaru BRZ its 2013 Sports Car of the Year. announced its winners of the fourth Annual Awards after a panel of 10 voting journalists cumulated their scores in each of the 20 vehicle categories.

The 2013 Subaru BRZ, Subaru's brand new rear-wheel-drive sports coupe, debuted in June. The Subaru BRZ focuses on its extremely low centre of gravity, light weight and precision handling, while offering desirable amenities such as standard navigation. is Canada's leading automotive web portal for news, reviews and independent road tests. It was created for informed drivers and car enthusiasts alike by a dynamic team of specialized journalists, columnists and multimedia professionals. considers all 2013 model-year vehicles that are on sale in the Canadian market (at the time of voting), not just all new or redesigned models.

"This is another big win for our Subaru BRZ," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "'s voting panel is comprised of 10 experienced and skilled automotive professionals who have the opportunity to test drive the breadth of our industry. Winning Sports Car of the Year is proof positive that the Subaru BRZ is a back-to-basics true sports car for those that love to drive."

About Subaru Canada, Inc.

Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of over 85 authorized dealers across Canada.

SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.