i know what you mean.my friend has an 06 sti.black.its really nice but he doesnt deserve it.he doesnt even take good care of it.hes spolied thats all.lol.but yeah my favorite has to be the 06 models.although most years are nice im just tryn to get into the the wrx community ive been a fan of these cars for a long time.although i love bmws and i hope to own an m3 one day, for now while i go to school, i think a wrx will be much cheaper and fun for me.hopefully ones i graduate ill be making more money in order to get that m3.lol.i can only dream.