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Old 10-13-2001, 03:07 PM   #1
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Talking return of the Brat...

A Subaru dealer here in northern NJ tells me that the Brat will be coming back, and with a tilt toward off-road ability...

Anyone else heard this?

Should we start praying now for the 212hp 6cyl?
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Old 10-13-2001, 06:38 PM   #2
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Might he be thinking of the ST-X?
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Old 10-13-2001, 08:13 PM   #3
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A new Brat is on the way late 2002 as a 2003. Don't know what they will actually call it though, or specs...

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Old 10-13-2001, 10:19 PM   #4
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mild off roading subaru?

sweeeeeet
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Old 10-14-2001, 08:00 AM   #5
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They are indeed going to call the ST-X the Brat again. I know the dealers in the Penn Jersey region were told this at a regional meeting in the summer that surveys showed Brat to be the overwhelming choice and chances were everyone would refer to it as a Brat anyway, no matter what it was called.

Smart move I think.
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Old 10-14-2001, 11:24 AM   #6
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Talking brat

go to www.renicksubaru.com they have a little more info and a picture of what it might look like...
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Old 10-14-2001, 11:37 AM   #7
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HEHE... WHOOO WHHOOOOO


BTW... GM (due to their stake in FHI) has already released a technology similar to the ST-X concept with the Chevy Avalanche. has anyone seen the commercials for it?? the back part of the bed folds down with the glass stowed a la Subaru....
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Old 10-15-2001, 12:26 AM   #8
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Thumbs down Nasty!

That 'thing' is HEINOUS. I don't know why they would try to compete in that *****ty market. Who the hell is going to buy one of those? Lame.

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Old 10-15-2001, 11:45 AM   #9
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Yes, it will be called the BRAT and will be out in Nov. of '02 (earlier I hope). A while ago, the engineers were having safety issues with the "switchback" and are trying to figure out how to keep it.

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Old 10-15-2001, 02:51 PM   #10
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The STX has been out for awhile as a concept car probably oevr a year. It was at the major Auto SAhows begining of this year.

Supercharged 4cyl.
Crago changing thingy similar to the Avalanche
I don't think it will have the seats in the bed like the brat did.
To concept car also had a sweet McIntosh Audio system in it.
The Outback VDC edition has the McIntosh system available in it.

I didn't think it was coming out till 2003.
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Old 10-15-2001, 04:21 PM   #11
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We've had info on the STX concept on our site for a while. Subaru will be unveiling the production version (called the Brat) at the Detroit auto show in January. I don't have a confirmed power plant yet.
www.irvinesubaru.com

GM has used a Subaru drivetrain and Turbo 2.5L motor in its Borrego concept vehicle. I just saw it this past week at the Anaheim Auto Show. Had a chance to slide under it. They were calling it a supercharged motor until they were corrected. It has an obvious up-pipe and down-pipe. Didn't get to look under the hood though.

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Old 09-05-2006, 05:21 PM   #12
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I hope it sells well...
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Old 09-05-2006, 05:27 PM   #13
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I hope it sells well...
Wow. . . way to bring back a thread from the dead. I think the Baja was the Brat reborn, oh and it flopped.
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Old 09-05-2006, 05:36 PM   #14
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Best post EVER!
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Old 09-05-2006, 06:16 PM   #16
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That from a guy with a 4-digit member number and less than 500 posts!
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Old 09-05-2006, 06:22 PM   #17
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dammit... I saw this pop up and I got all excited...

screw you post-diggers

I don't care how bad it did, the Baja was cool. I wouldn't mind finding one and turning it into an offroad beast when I move out west.
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Old 09-05-2006, 06:27 PM   #18
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I hope it sells well...
bwhahahahahhahahahahahahahahahha

talk about bringing back the dead!

i also heard they are going to bring the impreza sti over here! *sarcasm*


spokane cant be that boring, well yeah it is.
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Old 09-05-2006, 06:32 PM   #19
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