in the us, 03 will be the same. '04 will have a much cooler look imo. there is a post somewhere from last week here that showed a lot of the goods on the new body style for the year after next's model.
i have no hard evidence, but i SINCERELY doubt it. the Sti is expected to be at 276 hp, or slightly less. there is a chance they will squeeze a but more out of the currently strangled setup, but certainly not 260.