Oh No! The upcoming Impreza is what the young folks call FUGLY!
A report by Autocar says that the new Impreza will be released to the public in Subaru’s latest salvo against rival Mitsubishi. The new 5 door hatch, based on the B5 TPH concept will be powered at first by normally aspirated 1.5 or 2.0 liter boxer engines.
What, no turbo? It seems that the first shots in this new chapter of the war are going to be from peashooters and not howitzers. For some reason Subaru has decided not to release a WRX or STi model on the first release. Instead they will hold the big guns until 2008. Will Mitsubishi be able to capitalize on this on the sales floor by moving a bunch of Evo’s? Only time will tell.