It’s a car that goes fast and looks the part. A car that’s in balance with horsepower and sensibility. A car that transfers weight just right around the twisty bits. A car that’s had the factory seats tossed out but hasn’t become impossible to enjoy.
Pop the hood and the first thing you’re likely to notice is the top-mount intercooler borrowed from a later STI and the classic red lettering that goes along with it. But what you can’t see is the incredible plethora of parts that have gone into and onto the turbocharged EJ205, an engine which was sourced from a 2002 WRX and somehow manages to be California BAR and referee-legal, which, again, is a huge deal if you aren’t familiar.
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