Now this is one I'm interested in as I have a friend who drives an early model WRX and I've rode in it and its freakin FAST!! So anxious to find out whos is faster. he says his is 278 horse at the crank.. should be close. as far as looks its cool, but kinda cheesy interior. And its blue, not black on balck like my ST3 is gonna be, so astetics are never gonna compare to mine and i will be doing better on mpgs too.