Subaru (1959-1979)

Subaru BRAT Production 1978-1987 Acronym. Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter Marketed as a “Fun in the Sun” vehicle Equipped with the same “On-Demand” 4WD as the wagon Three trim levels were available: the DL, GL and Turbo GL-10 (for certain years) President Ronald Reagan owned a 1978 BRAT

1978 – An early Subaru ad including the BRAT, “Civilized 4 Wheel Drive”. The BRAT debuted in the U.S. in 1978 and combined the comfort of a car with the capacity of a pickup truck.

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