Originally Posted by Snow Drift
The new WRX will need to be on the shortened Impreza chassis (BRZ) in order to compete in rally. Why would they develop the BRZ, spend all of that time researching a pure-sports car and then not have that DNA trickle down to the WRX?
using technology gained from the BRZ to go into the WRX/STI isn't the same as using the BRZ chassis.
there's a lot of innovations in the BRZ that they would be stupid to not reuse, the front suspension seems to be a huge advancement for Subaru (for instance).