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#2 of 22586 Post #1!
Nov 26, 2000 (7:55 pm)
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#3 of 22586 WRX/Impreza pics...
Nov 27, 2000 (3:02 am)
Very interesting on those US Spec cars from new-impreza.com
Remote-release gas fillers (no tab to open em from the outside noted in the pics)
Other than the headlights they look quite sharp, but thos headllights are down-right ugly Neon looking...
Nov 27, 2000 (6:42 am)
Everyone says they are nothing like the Neon... Theyre a new breed entirely... Which can be a bad or good thing depending on how conservitive you are with what you like in cars.
#5 of 22586 Jumping off a Bridge...
Nov 27, 2000 (1:44 pm)
If everyone said they were jumping off a bridge would you believe em?
We'll see what they look like in real life, but they appear to be the same bug-eyed kiddie car looking headlights of the neon.
Nov 27, 2000 (2:58 pm)
Mercedes Benz puts strange-looking oval headlights in their cars, even going as far as making the latest iterations look like they're pregnant or growing a goiter, and I don't see anyone saying "ugh" about those. Yet Subaru mimics that look on the Impreza and folks pick on them for it! I don't get it.
Some new stuff looks different to the point of taking time to get used to it. I put the Mercedes headlight treatment in that category; I haven't decided yet whether I find it attractive or not. Personally I'm withholding a decision on the looks of the new Impreza until I see one in 3space. (But I have to admit that I'm trying to come with a way to rationalize trading in my year-old GT on one.)
#7 of 22586 Bug eyes...
Nov 27, 2000 (3:10 pm)
The Impreza is a compact, the Benz is an expensive fuller sized car. (I don't like em on the benz either) They can get away with that, because no one is gonna mistake a Benz for a neon!
Personally it wouldn't stop me from buying one cause I'm all go, no show type, so if they sold me a pea green WRX with chocolate Brown interior, i'd buy it! (if i had the $)
Nov 27, 2000 (3:16 pm)
Re: headlights: I agree. There are a number of vehicles that use, or have used, oval headlights; Mercedes, Porsche to name two. Nobody's complained that I aware of.
As to the Neon reference, I've always liked the "looks" of the Neon - especially the headlights. I've never been impressed with the vehicle per say, but I've always thought it was one of the better looking cars to come out of Detroit in the past ten years.
#9 of 22586
Nov 27, 2000 (4:48 pm)
In all the JDM literature, Subaru keeps mentioning how they went with the latest trend in Europe for round headlights.
#10 of 22586 i'm with paisan
Nov 27, 2000 (5:15 pm)
I'm all about go. If that bug eyed WRX goes like stink and can smack the 3 series like a red headed stepchild, I'll buy it. With a few dollars of mods, you are looking to spank the S4s too. And it would be even sweeter cus those drivers would be wondering what the heck was that thing that just blew past me? hehehehe....