Hello, new to subaru and this forum. Been a long time fan of the wrx. In the last few years, been loving the new hatch design so thinking about getting myself in one (with the wife's blessing). I'm very new to wrx's so I'll be reading more than posting. But just starting this up with some basic questions.
I hear a lot of "if you can afford it, get the sti" comments. Is the difference that significant? I see the transmission and engine and some suspension pieces. But would you get a new wrx or a used sti? For example, no matter how much you mod a 3 series, it's still no M3. Just the feel is so different. Is it the same for the sti and wrx's? (No autocross, but a lot of mountain roads)
Also, I see that the inventory for new wrx's is very limited (here in los angeles, ca). Do people that get new wrx's usually order? How long does it take? I take 3 months or more?
Anyway, thanks for the help!