I like it - and that's the first time I've been able to say that about a Subaru in a good while.
Although I don't think it's the quantum leap in performance that SOA seems to be trying to portray it as, but regardless, I'm all for stripped content/cheaper models. Take the stereo out completely, give me manual windows and door locks, etc. I'm all for it.
As Subaru has done in the past - this is probably a soft release of sorts for cars that could be yet to come depending on the success of this model. (Cough) (Cough) Spec C.