Subaru entered the US market in 1968 and produced the 360. This rear-wheel drive weighed less than 1000 lbs. and ran off a 356 cc engine. The Subaru 1000 is the first model that featured the Boxer engine that is still used in some models today. In the 1970s, the GL/DL models were introduced, followed by the 4×4, Brat, and the Ski Car. The Impreza, Legacy, Forester and Outback have carried through the 1990s and into 2011.
These cars are known for their longevity. When used auto parts are needed to keep early models on the road, look for suppliers online. Simply type in used car parts in the search engine.