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Old 10-04-2000, 03:38 PM   #1
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I just talked to a (used to be) Subaru dealer online and he sounds pretty real to me. I asked him if he knows anything about the WRX coming to the US and he told me that it's 215HP and it cost $26,000 and I was wondering is that true?

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Old 10-04-2000, 03:54 PM   #2
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I think that is just a little high! Should not be more than $2000-$3000 more than the current RS. Several dealers have confimred this! I have converted the price of the current Australian WRX to US dollars and it comes out to about $21000, which is not far off from the price my dealer gave me! When the new one is released over there it will have a slight increase in price of a couple hundred dollars, so still reasonable! Hope this helps!
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Old 10-04-2000, 03:56 PM   #3
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Forgot to mention it should have around 220hp!
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Old 10-04-2000, 05:22 PM   #4
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I'll believe it when I see it...
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Old 10-04-2000, 05:49 PM   #5
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Old 10-04-2000, 06:26 PM   #6
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I was just reading a magazine can't remember the name, European magazine new cars for 2001. It said the WRX version they are getting has 247hp and did 0-60 in 5.7. Thats the WRX version, we are just getting a Impreza turbo with 220hp, right. Seems like it will be pretty slow still. What do you guys/girls think?
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Old 10-04-2000, 08:05 PM   #7
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It's prolly the same car but with added more restrictive cat and some stuff. Just rip those stuff off and voila! you get that factory 247hp back! And if you do some breathing plumbing....voila! 270hp!
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Old 10-05-2000, 04:30 AM   #8
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Anyone keeping a tally on this one?
I say: 227 HP, 0-60 in still under 6 sec.

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Old 10-05-2000, 08:28 AM   #9
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I love the speculation. When
I signed up for my current car
I got to go through all of this
too.

I speculate - 220hp, $25.5k,
0-60 as tested 5.4seconds.

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Chip/header/exhaust = 250hp and
slightly faster.


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Old 10-05-2000, 09:26 AM   #10
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Stook sounds about right. Besides, 220hp is "around" 215hp. And 215 is what the UK market is getting. It's definitely not 247hp in a restricted format. As for pricing...no one knows. Dealers have said they what they think, but as none of the rest of the spec of the car has been released, even a confirmed price (which rumors are not) doesn't mean much.

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Old 10-05-2000, 10:24 AM   #11
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anyone else notice that every person here has there own idea about what the wrx is gonna be..........
this is drivin me crazy

here is the answer NO ONE KNOWS WHAT THE HELL THE U.S. IS GETTING, and u can tell becuz everyone has a completely different answer
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