Do you remember the Nissan IDx concept? Actually, try not to. It’s too sad.
This was going to be Nissan’s return to fun, small, affordable rear-wheel drive fun. Oh how I longed for its arrival. Oh how happy I was to see it at auto shows a few years back.
What always struck me as odd was how disappointed people were with the IDx’s conceptual rival that did make it into production: the Toyobaru Twins. I drove one and liked it, no matter how much people complained about its relatively low-power figure.
Many longed for a higher-power high performance version to quell their horsepower hunger. For years they have waited and Subaru’s own version offers...almost no more power:
Reader Jcarr put the fanboys feelings best:
Well done. Now if you don’t mind I’m going to go cry about that dead Nissan.