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    I don't necessarily love my 3rd Gen, I'm just not impressed with this new WRX, though I'm curious to see how it responds to added power. Could be the deciding factor on a trade for me.

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    I'm really anxious for someone here, who's owned a GD, (or even a newer model) to get one and give us an honest comparo. I'm sure that there will be lots of niceness to the new model..I think a lot of us will forever lament the loss of the "rawness" that went with the 2002-2007 cars. And if that's what the majority of the world really wanted, I'm sure that Subaru would have kept building them. Alas...
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    Quote Originally Posted by stilletto View Post
    Let's be real..
    This WRX, like all WRX's, is NOT an STI. Sure, it may have a new 6 Speed, but it'll probably break just like the 5 Speed. Also, less displacement isn't necessarily better. The current generation outperforms this new model in a straight line. Suspension mods can be had to keep up with it in the corners, but let's be honest, most owners won't take their cars to the track.
    Not trying to justify owning a 3rd Gen either, cause if the new STI is anything I hope it will be, I'll trade up.

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    I get what you're saying but using your "let's be real" logic... The only known measurement the current model will NOT be out performed in coming model, is "straight line 0-60". We all know that while that does seem to be a often used bench mark it is a very very narrow, marginally predictive standard to measure "performance". Most people don't run around doing 0-60 in a straight line all day. More importantly if 0-60 in a straight line is terribly important to the driver there are many far better choices than a Subaru to begin with anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheJ View Post
    I get what you're saying but using your "let's be real" logic... The only known measurement the current model will NOT be out performed in coming model, is "straight line 0-60". We all know that while that does seem to be a often used bench mark it is a very very narrow, marginally predictive standard to measure "performance". Most people don't run around doing 0-60 in a straight line all day. More importantly if 0-60 in a straight line is terribly important to the driver there are many far better choices than a Subaru to begin with anyway.
    You got me there. I'll admit it.
    Once they release STI information, I'll probably shut up. Until then, I'll keep whining. Looking forward to a test drive next year though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RayfieldsWRX View Post
    I'm really anxious for someone here, who's owned a GD, (or even a newer model) to get one and give us an honest comparo. I'm sure that there will be lots of niceness to the new model..I think a lot of us will forever lament the loss of the "rawness" that went with the 2002-2007 cars. And if that's what the majority of the world really wanted, I'm sure that Subaru would have kept building them. Alas...
    I am terrible at reviews but, I'll give it a shot.

    I do plan on getting one eventually. Maybe not right when they first go on sale though.
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    Just my 2 cents, but 0-60 is the silliest performance measure ever, at least if you're using it to decide on which car to buy. Blinker Fluid consumption/mile is ever so much better.



    seriously speaking though, quarter mile trap speed ftw...somewhat relevant to real-world acceleration, and de-emphasizes the "drop-clutch-kill-the-tranny" approach to getting that 4 second 0-60 time.
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    Numbers are in. Much better in the handling tests and worse in acceleration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelwfox View Post
    First video review
    Let's see:
    *Glowing handling reviews
    *Better lateral grip than an EVO
    *Built-in factory launch control
    *Excellent reviews on the CVTs
    *Even better reviews on the 6-speed
    *Finally have ELH
    *Fantastic seats


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    The CVT sure is getting good reviews.

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    That review was great, if it's everything that the guy says it is then I'm sold. Although 0-60 in 6 secs is weak, I was expecting mid to high 4's
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    160 on the speedometer... seems high for a WRX, considering for the last how many years has it been 140? Granted, newest latest and greatest to the lineup...however, it makes me wonder if i'll "want" or "need" an STi....

    Sharp looking in blue, and I would love to play with some of the EVO's around me in it....

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    3300lbs though? That wrx needs to go on a diet
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    Quote Originally Posted by Justanothername View Post
    3300lbs though? That wrx needs to go on a diet
    Nonsense poopy pants! just means we get to enjoy putting her on one...

    Im' not all concerned that with weight. Yes, I would like a "lighter" car, then again, with the lat. G's being competitive with the EVO's, im not complaining much. Some sway bars, drop it an inch, intake, TBE and a good quality tune you probably wont notice it much.

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    3300lbs is reasonable when you start comparing to most modern sports sedans, and even sports cars like the Vette or 911.
    OTOH, owning a lighter car has been an eye-opener.
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    I call BS on the "This car has no body roll"
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