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Old 04-12-2003, 11:08 PM   #17
Impreza01
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Supposedly I read they were testing a 3.0 and breaking their 6speed tranny a few months ago now.. but yea we'll prob never see something that big. This news probably got mixed with the legacy line..
Correct, that's a legacy drivetrain you're talking about. A 3.0 liter turbo will not be for the WRX or the STi cuz the 2.5 liter had R&D money thrown at it, so the company needs to recoup that money. Second, as as mentioned before, a 3.0 liter would make the STi nose heavy and just kill the handling traits.
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