Through the years I've put more and more power on this drivetrain. Now at a "Stage 4" by TurboXS standards, I'm putting down 270+ HP at the wheels and the car is awesome. Running at 83,000 miles on the ORIGINAL clutch with no slipping. All I've had to do is routine maintenance at this little car keeps going. I don't think I could ever fathom getting rid of my Scooby as I see it as a to be historic classic. If you don't have one, look no further than the Subaru WRX. You will not be disappointed.
Monstrous power. Fantastic braking. Spot on comfort features. Good winter and offroad capability. Easy to maintain (except for those dang spark plugs).
Getting into gear was difficult after swapping gear oil to Mobil 1 synthetic. Adding an additive helped significantly.