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Safe as Subarus? Pushing the eBoxer hybrid 4x4s to the limit in the Arctic Circle

1 month ago   |   By Sunday Times Driving

WINTER in Rovaniemi lasts seven months. The frigid town in northern Finland, bordering the Arctic Circle, can receive snow cover from October to April, with deep powder blanketing the landscape in the first few months of the year. It's home to huskies, reindeers and, importantly for the local tourism, Father Christmas, whose workshop is nestled less-than-serenely into what appears to be a roadside business park.
Those local inhabitants are well accustomed to the challenging weather conditions, of course, but the buckets of white stuff can pose problems for cars. Winter tyres are a must...
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