After doing some research, I am pleased to report that 1996 was the last year that Subaru offered a fwd car (at least in the U.S. for all the pedants).
Starting in 1997, all Subaru's came equipped standard with AWD. Fwd was not an option (at least in the U.S.).
Is everyone happy?
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".