2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI, Part Three

Why you should buy this car:
You're a fast driver looking for a car you can wring the last drop of performance from, rewarding your mad skills. You want to be a fast driver and improve your not-yet-mad skills in a truly capable, but friendly car. You want to embarrass owners of fine, exotic automobiles. You have no… » 3/11/08 12:00pm 3/11/08 12:00pm

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI, Part Two

Exterior Design: ***
The 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI isn't what you'd call traditionally handsome. But with the wildly flared arches, huge hood scoop and restrained rear wing, it caries an air of purposeful muscularity. We prefer it to the old version, but would order ours in either black or white. Red does not… » 3/10/08 12:00pm 3/10/08 12:00pm

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI, Part One

I drove the 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI backwards. Not in the reverse gear sense, but leaving Palm Springs it's only a very short climb up a straight, steep highway before you get to the kind of roads we car guys can usually only dream about. As state route 74 climbs up to Pinyon Crest, overlooking the Anza-Borrego… » 3/07/08 12:00pm 3/07/08 12:00pm