Poor man's M3
By bully4me on
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STi AWD 4dr Sedan w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
Car is fantastic to drive around town.
Great brakes and acceleration. Engine
has lots of torque compared to Mitsu
EVO that had no bottom end. 6 speed
works well and engine settles down at
Glad I got the 2004 as the 2005
interior and rear flares are not an
upgrade. Only the console and HVAC
controls are better over the 2004.
So - buy the 2004 if you can find one
and take the savings to add a killer
Hope they figure out the code on the
engine ship soon so we can reflash for
Engine and brakes are best. Same
performance as BMW M3 for about 40%
less. Plus it has 4WD to use in winter.
Make the wing an option for those who
want a stealth look. Consider FMIC to
allow hood scoop deletion.
Consider the flat 6 with a turbo and
400 HP for the next step up.