Originally Posted by SatinWhitePearl
What exactly remains to be seen, the worthiness of this (CLA45 AMG) or the desire for a similar platform from Subaru enthusiasts?
If you're looking for validation on the latter arguement, it's not hard to find.
The output may be high, but it's not like they didn't build the motor accordingly; I didn't see "cast" anything with regards to the bottom end.
That it's well built and reliable. The M 133 DE 20 AL was all new last spring, and M-B isn't exactly the pinnacle of bullet proof automobiles the last 15 years. The first part of your statement was obvious and isn't limited just to Subaru enthusiasts.