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View Poll Results: Do you like the look of the 2008 WRX?
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:10 AM   #1
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Post The 2008 WRX Official Pre-release poll thread

The title sums this one up. Do you like the pictures of the pre-released 2008 WRX?

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Old 03-27-2007, 10:12 AM   #2
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YES!! I like it... but it kinda looks like a miniature Tribeca ...i'm confused.

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Old 03-27-2007, 10:13 AM   #3
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I like the wagon (hatch) version.... I think
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:13 AM   #4
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overall yes, but the chrome grill is HIDEOUS, if they tone that down i'd like it a lot more. the clear tails aren't my fav either but i can deal w/ that easier than the grill
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:13 AM   #5
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Still have not seen the picture
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:13 AM   #6
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i just dont know about this. If this really is the car then I am really disapointed. As much as people said they disliked the 06/07 at first (including myself) I never felt the same way as I do with the 08. I warmed up to the 06 very quick and now I love it. I cant say the same thing about this. The grill really is just awful.
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:14 AM   #7
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why did y`all have to keep asking "why subaru no hatchback"

Now we have one and it looks like ass..

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Old 03-27-2007, 10:18 AM   #8
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Here are the pics from the first post of the MotorTrend thread:

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All images copyright Motor Trend 2007.





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Old 03-27-2007, 10:19 AM   #9
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why is the exhaust on the wrong side?!

Where are the 4pots?!

Why are the vents out of a GC8??

Why is the glovebox on the side of the console, and not in the middle?!

I kinda like the outside, but still getting used to the inside.
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:20 AM   #10
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No chance that Motor Trend have exclusive pictures.

Only thing that bother me is that few people here reported that they have seen new new impreza as part of survey and that they have posted how front is very ugly.

I don't like pictures. Even KIA now have better design.

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Old 03-27-2007, 10:23 AM   #11
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Ugh its hideious!!!! I liked how subie had a look of its own now its just running with the market coping designs from other makers(hatch design)mazda 3, VW GTI, etc...
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:25 AM   #12
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subaru has finally dissapointed me with their design.....i think the whole idea sucks...........the grill looks like its from a chrysler of some sort? ?? i just hate how this thing look s......o well got my 02 bugeye and i'm still happy
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:33 AM   #13
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I smell Photochop. Looks like a Mazda3 hatch (especially the side view) with a Tribeca-ish rear end. Don't get me wrong; I drive a Mazda3, so if Subaru puts out a similar car with AWD and horsepower approaching the Speed3, I am in like Flint! So I for one am hoping these are real, or that they are very close to the official photos.
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:34 AM   #14
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PS, your poll sucks.
you need the YES, NO, and the "I like the front" and "I like the back." I don't mind the back end, but the front end doesn't look right. I'm holding out for NY.
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:34 AM   #15
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If a Mazda 3 and a Ford Focus had baby... and mommy was taking Thalidomide...
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:36 AM   #16
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The Engine looks like the Legacy. Legacy intercooler, and turbo design, and intake manifold. I just noticed it is also a Legacy style hood scoop

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Old 03-27-2007, 10:43 AM   #17
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PS, your poll sucks.
you need the YES, NO, and the "I like the front" and "I like the back." I don't mind the back end, but the front end doesn't look right. I'm holding out for NY.
Thanks I am digging the basic poll personally. Thanks for your creative insight tho, it is appreciated. Perhaps I should have included the following voter options:

I like the front
I like the back
I hate the front
I hate the back
I loathe your mom
I want a bigger allowance
I miss my old jerb
I waste time on the internet
I had a dog once
I am clueless
I am SureGrap...
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I really hope these aren't legit. First the Impreza takes a turn for the ugly in 06, now this for 08. I guess I had better find another car to get excited about because this one isn't going to do it.

I'd say it's a chop of some sort. The only thing that looks WRX'ish about it are the headlights and hoodscoop. The rest is just crap. Surely Subaru wouldn't try to sell a car with a grille like that. Unless thier designers were smoking crack and got the idea to make a car with a bunch of hard body lines with a swoopy ass ugly chrome grille.
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:45 AM   #19
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Ugh its hideious!!!! I liked how subie had a look of its own now its just running with the market coping designs from other makers(hatch design)mazda 3, VW GTI, etc...
Yep pretty much and minus will throw in Suzuki in there also.

Well, I won't be holding my breath expecting anything spectacular.
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Hmmm, will the towing capacity still be 2,000lbs?
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:47 AM   #21
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I think the lines are a bit awkward...

Hood and front bumper aren't bad... The grill does not fit...

We'll have to wait to see it in person... just like the '06-'07 model year. Many people hated it in pics, but thought it looked mean in person.
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I really hope these aren't legit. First the Impreza takes a turn for the ugly in 06, now this for 08. I guess I had better find another car to get excited about because this one isn't going to do it.

I'd say it's a chop of some sort. The only thing that looks WRX'ish about it are the headlights and hoodscoop. The rest is just crap. Surely Subaru wouldn't try to sell a car with a grille like that. Unless thier designers were smoking crack and got the idea to make a car with a bunch of hard body lines with a swoopy ass ugly chrome grille.


apparently, there are more Subaru's coming out with the grille....it's easily fixed
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Yeah, the grill is nothing to get into a tizzy over. I am not feeling it at all. But the interior... bleh. I am loving the new Mitsu concept EVO tho for sure
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I smell Photochop. Looks like a Mazda3 hatch (especially the side view) with a Tribeca-ish rear end. Don't get me wrong; I drive a Mazda3, so if Subaru puts out a similar car with AWD and horsepower approaching the Speed3, I am in like Flint! So I for one am hoping these are real, or that they are very close to the official photos.
Flynn. In like Flynn.

As far as the car, based on these pictures alone, I like it. I'm not sure about the wheels(stupid radial blur), and hopefully there'll be a different spoiler option for the top of the hatch, and possibly a less flashy grill, but so far it looks good.
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