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Old 09-04-2014, 12:38 PM   #1
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Default Subaru WRX STI Convertible

Can't believe they destroyed a nice car to create this. And the price tag is not pretty either.

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Let us caveat this piece by admitting we’re not sure if the whole thing is a joke. But the pictures look pretty real to us, and if what’s being shown here isn’t a hoax then what you’re looking at is a Subaru Impreza STI Convertible. Please take a moment to calm down before continuing. A ‘4 season, 4 door convertible’ is a neat description of this open-top Subie, which is apparently available at Manchester Subaru in New Hampshire.

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Old 09-04-2014, 01:40 PM   #2
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I don't think it looks too terrible, but the price is pretty ridiculous.
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Old 09-05-2014, 12:43 AM   #3
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looks like a 4 door mustang

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Old 09-05-2014, 06:57 AM   #4
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I suppose some collector will snap it up. Getting replacement parts for the custom bits if things wear out would be tough. IMHO, I just can't wrap my head around any 4 door convertible, but that is just me. Biggest thing though is how much was done to compensate for the flex that body will now have. Might handle like a turd? I doubt that roll bar would be enough to replace the roof in that regard. Interesting though.

Yeah, I'll take the 'Stang.

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Old 09-07-2014, 06:16 PM   #5
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Default Subaru WRX STI Convertible

What in ****s name were they thinking?

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Old 09-07-2014, 07:34 PM   #6
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BRZ maybe but the STI, just don't feel it.
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Old 09-12-2014, 11:41 AM   #7
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Unfortunately this was not a joke. Guy that bought it (or maybe just drives it around for the dealer because I cannot imagine someone buying it) is seen driving around northern MA. They did a completely shoddy job on tying the top in with the body. That poor, poor STI.
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