BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine — Subaru of America Inc. engineers and product planners asked parent company Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. for more than ten years for a 6-cyl. engine for its mainstream sedans. But apart from a 3.3L horizontally opposed unit for the ill-fated SVX sports coupe, the request went unheeded. But the U.S. unit finally has its wish: for the '01 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 and L.L. Bean models, the company enjoys an all-new 3L “boxer” opposed 6-cyl. engine that should keep Subaru's ...

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