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Old 04-03-2007, 09:16 AM   #51
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ugly as sin... makes me want to keep my 04 that much longer
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:19 AM   #52
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everyone said the 06' was ugly as f***, but hey look now, everyone loves it. only time will tell .....
08 impreza...look! it's a mazda, no wait, it's a camry? ah...nope, it's a WRX

As far as the 06 looks...well, it is far different from any other model with the exception of a few Alfas and maybe one Suzuki Forenza? Other than that, you can distinguish an 06 from a mile away from the rest of the ordinary cars.
I wish we could say the same here with the 08 but is not.
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:22 AM   #53
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I like it. The other Imprezas were all pretty ugly. This one, while it doesn't stand out with good looks, at least it blends and looks like a normal car. The previous versions were all failed attempts to put a pretty face on an ugly car, and they all ended up as ugly faces that looked out of place on the rest of the car.

But really, I don't care how it looks. I never would have bought a bugeye if looks were my main concern.

Maybe the lack of fender flares make it more aerodynamic and save a little gas? Maybe the new suspension will give it outstanding handling?

So, if the engine is just a reflash away from 300hp, the suspension is improved, it's lighter weight, it gets better gas mileage, and the interior is classier, then I won't be concerned one bit about how it looks. At least it won't stand out as an exceptionally ugly car like it's predecessors (2002+).
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:23 AM   #54
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<- meet the three guys who came up with the new look!

I think the value of my 04 WRX just went up.
This is so ugly, It looks like a compact Sabb turbo.


Why God, WHY!!!!!
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:25 AM   #55
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I'll take my bugeye over ANY other design (minus a modern interpretation of the GC8 coupe)... regardless what the haters say

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Old 04-03-2007, 09:28 AM   #56
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say it ain't so....
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:28 AM   #57
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Pics in this article are the 2.5i model. The WRX Still has a scoop.



USDM WRX Sedan
it has a mazda front end

subaru made me just die a little inside
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:30 AM   #58
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The more i look at it...the more I like it.
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:34 AM   #59
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i will NEVER, EVER own one of those.

the more i look at it, the more i see prosaic and uninspired design, and a botched rush job. I remember my high school days, rushing to finish an assignment and producing a crappy, botched, copy of someone else's work. Dear subaru, i made it out of high school, why are you still there looking over the shoulder of the person in front of you?
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:34 AM   #60
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too much sheet metal between the rear fender wells and the trunk deck. Like the Evo had, ewwwww
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:40 AM   #61
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looks like a freakin carolla.
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:43 AM   #62
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Pics in this article are the 2.5i model. The WRX Still has a scoop.



USDM WRX Sedan
The Hatch is most definitely not as good looking as my 02 wgn was but this picture of the sedan reminds me a little bit of the Acura TL lines (not grille). Of course it is early in the morning!

Thumbs up on the sedan....thumbs down on the hatch!
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:44 AM   #63
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it's like the PS3. it came out really soon and it is not really looking good at all. im very very disappointed. why do designers always go for the "capsule-like" shapes??!!! no offese guys, but the image of the new EVO looks alot nicer. ...and all this time i thought we culd whip those suckers on body style.

what happen to all the "oldskool shapes"??!!
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:46 AM   #64
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IMO this makes me want to sell my car so it is'nt associated with a company that is going in a direction that is so lame . this looks like a car only elderly people would look good in . not a lusted after ripper . i'm over 40 and own 3 hatchbacks including a 300 hp WRX wagon ( my demographic ) . the only way to make the front look good is to replace it all , headlights can stay , the rear is a total mess and the tail lights look like e-bay crap . if i owned a car like this i'd feel like a teenager that just got his grandparents old car that they couldn't drive anymore , for free , and no matter what i'd do to make it cool it would still suck so i'd drive it only because i didn't have any other choice but to walk everywhere . just me but i hate it that much . they should call it the new justy .
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:46 AM   #65
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btw, ill just pretend that i didn't know anything about "this" car
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:46 AM   #66
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Good Job Subaru you just added more value to my GC!!!!!!!!!! lol

Can you say ford foci btw!!!!
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:47 AM   #67
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:56 AM   #68
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one can only dream the sti saves this platforn, and this is what i think a hot hatch is.. subaru=failed

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Old 04-03-2007, 09:57 AM   #69
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i'll stick with my 04 thank you very much
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:58 AM   #70
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:58 AM   #71
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GC forever.
Damb right!! And this is why im keeping my car!!! haha!!

YA!! The price of my car just went up!!! haha

It looks like a toyata corolla!!
I was hopeing the new one was going to be FMIC too! like the evo.
Ease of modding!
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:13 AM   #72
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:15 AM   #73
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Subaru better offer an aero sport package for the new WRX. The kit should include new grille treatment, fender flares, 4-pots and better tires...

Interior looks much improved.
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:17 AM   #74
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Put more succinctly:
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...Tribeca-inspired cabin with sweeping lines and brushed-aluminum accents.
...an additional 2-inches of shoulder room up front,...
...large cup-holders (up to 24-oz bottles) in the doors,...
...an MP3/video jack, for plugging in either an iPod, XBox or some other fun gizmo.
...longer and lighter than the car it replaces,...
...has a lot more cargo area...
...an improved ride and a quieter cabin.
...Subaru tossed the Legacy GT turbo mill into the chassis, turned down the boost and called it a day. Visually, that certainly seems to be what has happened.
...making its Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) system finally available on its small-car. ...This should earn the new Impreza high marks with the safety-conscious.
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:18 AM   #75
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The seats look like Recaro Topline design...from the angle/view of the interior pic....
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