Originally Posted by coalslaw
no way it is near economy my dear...
at the least...hmm..leme think......rear seats dont fold down....its not light as civic...its over 200hp...hmm....only common thing they share is four doors.
If you think the wrx is a performance car and the civic si is not, then you have never driven the si and/or are smoking subaru crack.
Rev matching helps immensely and is pretty much a requirement to shift quickly without overly stressing the transmission. If I'm even a little bit off on a fast shift the synchros pretty much scream their unhappiness until it goes into gear.