I personally have never seen a 2.5L Turbo'ed Impreza (Factory) so I can't really say what the SCI guys saw. But I'm telling you, Subaru is not going to re-invent the wheel just to give us an STi. We will get the 2.0Lsad said:Worm...
You are the man, but the guys from
SCI DROVE the thing and saw the
Seeing is believing...
Or... is it ???
Hard to argue with physical evidence.
But even though the WRX MSRP is around 25K in the U.S. the average "sold" price is closer to 22K. Plus comparing prices between countries has never proven to be effective...sad said:If you do the math, here in Canada
we pay $35K CDN for an "ordinary"
5-spd WRX with a rear spoiler... and
at the current exchange rate (as the
only factor) that comes to about
$22K USD... but you guys pay about
$25K USD for the same thing...
And as far as being concerned enough to call your zone reps, the only issue I know the U.S. Dealer Council (SOA Decision Makers) is considering is:
They are considering not bringing the Gold wheels. Bad idea in my opinion, keep it in its true form
Everything else has been decided and will be announced in Detroit.
Mark this post and come back & check it after the announcement.
270 - 275 HP 2.0L
M.S.R.P. right around $31,995.00
Availible only in Blue, Silver & White
New front styling
STi scoop, wing, badging etc.
STi interior (although we may get slightly revised seats...as out North American rear ends are somewhat larger than the rest of the worlds... )
R180 Rear Diff
17" Wheels (Gold hopefully...not Silver)
Those who have placed deposits should be contacted by their dealers in late January/early February in order to pick/add options and finalize their orders.
I've even received a estimated arrival window for my STi...
May 6 - 17th, 2003