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Sports car comparison : Subaru WRX STI v Audi S3 v Volkswagen Golf R

The new Subaru WRX STI has a lot to live up to, especially now that we know the garden variety WRX is a significantly better car than the old model in every way. The early signs are good, because the STI in Premium guise, as tested here, immediately ramps up the bang-for-your-buck factor. At $54,990 (or $49,990 if you forgo luxury kit), it’s a massive $10,000 cheaper than the model it replaces...

Sports car comparison : Subaru WRX v Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance v Renault Megane RS265

Rewind two decades and the Subaru WRX was the affordable performance king, its launch immaculately timed with the rise of Playstation rally games and the temporary demise of hot-hatches. By the end of the 1990s the Peugeot 306 GTi had died, while the Volkswagen Golf GTI had become a softie. Not long into the new millenium, though, a hot-hatch reprise was led by a reborn Golf GTI, and the tables turned...

2015 Subaru WRX STI Review

The hottest version of the WRX is cheaper and better than ever before.

2015 Subaru WRX Review

Is the new Subaru WRX the best performance car under 40k?

2014 Subaru WRX STI Review

The 2014 Subaru WRX STI has a lot of weight on its shoulders.

Sports car comparison: BMW M135i v Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R

Which is the best fast car for less than $70,000? For years it has been the Japanese all-wheel drives, but two contenders from Germany argue the toss…...

Subaru WRX STI Review

How does Subaru's famous wild child fare in a new era of refined hot-hatches?

Subaru WRX STI vs Volkswagen Golf R vs Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

Subaru Impreza WRX STI vs Volkswagen Golf R vs Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Models tested overview 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI - $59,990.00 - $65,990 2011 Volkswagen Golf R - $49,990 - $52,490 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X - $61,390...

Subaru WRX on Track at Lakeside

Fancy driving your car as fast as you can push it, with absolutely no chance of ever losing a single demerit point? We have the cure. I’m flat stick down the main straight at Lakeside in CarAdvice's Subaru WRX and the needle is nudging 180 km/h before I bury the brake pedal at the end of the straight before turn 0ne, and the last thing on my mind are the Highway Patrol...

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX First Steer

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan First Steer Subaru says it’s sharpened the claws of its iconic ‘Rex’ with the launch of the MY2009 Impreza WRX sedan, and while the figures are certainly impressive, does it have the bite to take on its newly created rival the Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart? -David Twomey The full assessment of that question will have to wait until we can fully test the two cars back-to-back but the initial impressions are that while the latest WRX, at least in sedan form because that’s all we’ve driven, has a sharper feel and is certainly quicker than the MY2008 model it just doesn’t seem to have the sharp edge of the Lancer Ralliart...

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX First Steer

2008 WRX 5 Door Hatch First Steer “Subaru’s new WRX looks better in the metal than in any of the published photos you might have seen lately. Sure it goes, but its way more friendly than the outgoing model and should appeal to an infinitely broader market” Subaru has been punished lately as spy shots of the 2008 WRX hatch hit computer screens and magazines around the world...

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