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Some reviewer once said that the WRX gives the driver a feeling of a controlled ride. It would even give a 16yr old a deceiving level of confidence. Yes no?
On the other hand, another reviewer said that the 22B was as tough to drive as a Bronco (horse, not the SUV) was to ride due to a combination of user-unfriendly control and high power.
I admit that I have little driving experience, but have spent by far most of my driving time on my big crotch rocket. Will the STi be more driveable or more tricky to drive than the WRX? Will the extra capability come only when the driver asks (and knows how to 'ask'), or is it necessary to be a _really_ good driver just to handle it?
 

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The comparison reviews I've read of the EVO and the STi the usually cover this. Most of the reviewers have said the STi is much easier to drive (and ride in), whereas they say the EVO is a much more touchy (dangerous to the inexperienced?) car
 

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Generally speaking, the more power a vahicle has, the more careful you need to be. So it is likely easier to get into trouble in an STi vs. a standard WRX. However, a properly designed car will harness as much of that power in a usefull maner as possible. The STi will likely still be a very controlled ride, as compared to many other high-performance vehicles. With the correct suspension adjustments, maybe even more so than a stock WRX. However, when you reach it's limits, it will be that much harder to bring it back under control.

I know for a fact that the stock WRX can be dangerous in the wrong hands, but is still an extremely competant car. The STi should be similar. Use caution with either.

J.B.
 
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