Nice write up.. I agree with most of what you said, but I dont think the interior is that bad.
But besides that, the best AWD turbo I can think of is the audi S4. Sorry
I have only ridin in a EVO8 I never had the chance to drive one. But the way it puts me in the seat makes me wet my pants. I love the acceleration and the amazing handling. For a stock car, that car is simply amazing.
But I yet to ride in a STi, which in fact I'm waiting to do. The STi looks promising and super aggressive. Maybe Ill come across one that Ill be able to drive/ride in.