Originally Posted by edo2000
AWD was a casualty of the quest for lightness.
Yeah heated leather seats and other gizmo stuff have nothing to do with it. The 2004 STis curb weight is 3,260lbs and the 2011 are 3,400lbs. Hell the 2011 WRX has the same 0-60 times as the STi just because of the 200lb difference. I think the four door makes a big difference though.