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Unread 12th November 2013, 09:38 PM
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I have to admit that when I first saw the SF gen Foz I thought it was absolutely ugly as sin. Now there's two of them living in our driveway.
lol. Same here, esp the square arse...not the prettiest. I love the SG with the round tail-lights

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If you want to stop kids from taking drugs, show them this photo and tell them this is the result from the people at Subaru taking them
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I like the look. I reckon it looks much better than the current gen which has been around for the past 5 years. I certainly would buy one. I like the idea of the same 8 speed cvt that is in the new Forester XT.
The worst part is having a pissy little 1.6l in it!

I thought the same as all of you about the XV and new outback. But once you have a good look in person and driven them then you really do notice that Subaru still have that special touch compares to other compares out there. ....
My 2 cents worth anyway. ..
Can't beat the original gc8, SF and gen1/2 libs though! Classic ugly, well v built designs that started all the great cars we have now.

Edit: if any of you have seen what else is on the new car market today I'd still be going for a Subaru, take a look at some of the other rubbish from Holden, Hyundai and Nissan!
Go for a drive in a Xtrail or IX35 then take a new foz for the spin.
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Well some people think that they should of stayed 4wd like the old l-series's. ... everyone has an opinion and no company can keep everyone happy.
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Well, they're not selling WRX's like they used to. They sold more of my model WRX than any model before or since. In my club, the MY99 is by far the most popular model. Light, quick and easily updated with later model stuff, it is the essence of what a WRX is all about. And even guys who own later model cars almost always use the classic shape WRX as their track car.
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Well some people think that they should of stayed 4wd like the old l-series's
If simplicity equals reliability then yes perhaps they should have!

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I have to admit that when I first saw the SF gen Foz I thought it was absolutely ugly as sin.
I have always luv'ed the SF styling, they got right the first time!




They should get back to this winning style! FTW




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^ the accountants probably got to it!


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If you want to stop kids from taking drugs, show them this photo and tell them this is the result from the people at Subaru taking them.
I like that idea, it's brilliant

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If this is the end product, one has to question why they bothered making a seprate WRX/STI to the Impreza. The decision to split them was the ideal opportunity to really make them stand out- like the concept car.
I think they might have just done that. Because it stands out alright

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^ the accountants probably got to it!
More like the engineers
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More like the engineers
I would like to think most engineers have an idea of a good looking car!

But in saying that, I then thought of the some of the complete duds graduating from uni this year and I probably should retract that statement...
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I deal with engineers constantly. I have just been asked to explain to them why their design does not comply with Australian Standard. Their specification is vague, contradictory within itself, the standard and their own drawings. It calls for the use of a product that can only be installed if every structural column of the large building is servered at the base, the building lifted and then have a small section of copper link the two ends of the structural columns together, with the ability for them to be disconnected at will. The only task they have any real ability to perform is the cut and paste. Proof reading is a concept totally alien to them. Unfortunately, this covers the majority of them, and it is getting worse.
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Simply..

Engineers say no, designers say yes.

A daily conflict.
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