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    Cool drove the new STi !

    I had an opportunity yesterday to drive the new sti. It had the 19" BBS wheels with high performance summer tires and I like in chicago where we got 5 inches of snow. that being said it was still an amazing ride. It was incredibly smooth on the highway. No harsh bumps, minimal road noise and the worlds best clutch. No matter how high i revved or how hard i pushed it, each gear dropped right into place with no lag what-so-ever. they really did an amazing job and i cannot wait to go out and buy one.

    Has anyone else driven one yet?

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    Last edited by stime88; 12-05-2007 at 10:07 AM.

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    I didn't think any were on the lots yet.
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    Yeah, not to be a doubting Thomas, but are you sure it was an '08 STI, and not an '08 WRX or an '07 STI? Most sources are saying that we have another month before they start arriving at U.S. dealerships. Photos?
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    agreed. Dealers wont have them until at least mid/late January - most likely sometime February. we just received info on ordered ones that we did and they are in the first group and expected to be here mid or late January.

    The west coast seems to usually see them first and they filter from there. The only ones known to be in the US are only a couple of cars running around with either magazines for reviews or with quality control types. I think someone said there was one in CA and one in texas.

    was it actually for sale? can you go back and get pictures? maybe it was a rep car or quality control vehicle in there for service for some reason? There was a dealer on here (or some other subie forum) that snapped off a couple pictures of one that stopped in for a CEL.

    maybe it was a 2008 WRX hatch?
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    It was definitely the 08. I have a friend whos an automotive journalist and he had the car for a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stime88 View Post
    It was definitely the 08. I have a friend whos an automotive journalist and he had the car for a week.
    Cool,what mag does he write for?
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    Cool,what mag does he write for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stime88 View Post
    It was definitely the 08. I have a friend whos an automotive journalist and he had the car for a week.
    There's a Motor Trend guy living down the street from me and he comes home with a new (and I mean brand spankin' new) car every week. I remember when he brought home the 08 WRX, I couldn't stop looking at it. Can't wait till the STI comes around, hopefully soon.

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    This car is such a beast. I almost wish that I didn't buy my 08 and held out for the STi. That controllable differential is so sick!!!
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    i usually get invited to drive all of the new subarus... weird
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    Quote Originally Posted by broosewee View Post
    There's a Motor Trend guy living down the street from me and he comes home with a new (and I mean brand spankin' new) car every week. I remember when he brought home the 08 WRX, I couldn't stop looking at it. Can't wait till the STI comes around, hopefully soon.!
    You should be better friends with that guy!

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    i think i'll go to the dealership and test drive one today


    its raining here so I cant go lookin awesome on the bike

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