“More people paid to see Chumbawamba than bought an SVX in 1997.”
This is a very easy thing to not know, but the Subaru SVX was an amazingly well thought-out car. In terms of engineering and attention to detail it really was far over and above so much more of what you could buy at the time. But in a way, that was sort of its problem. Nobody was expecting something like this from Subaru at the time, and they certainly weren't willing to pay the very steep prices which such a car commanded, not from Subaru, at least.
Japan's economic situation at the time wasn't helping anything, but we'll let the video explain. Be sure to check out the next page for part 2.
And here we have those examples of attention to detail which may well surprise you.