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Old 01-17-2012, 02:22 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by jzk25 View Post
The subaru world is imprezacentric but the reality of it is that the impreza is 3 years behind (at least) in design to the Legacy. The legacy is the flagship and gets all the new design, the impreza gets trickled down and modified versions(ever wonder where the under manifold intake came from and why it fits so badly?).
This is true. I own a first gen Legacy built in Japan. The build date is in 1989 and the VIN starts with Japan instead of Indiana so I got a kick out of your reply.

My only correction is that the testing platform for some of the technology before the Legacy got it was both of the Alcyones (XT and SVX). When that went away they used the Tribecca
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