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      02-14-2013, 12:31 PM   #1
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ActiveHybrid3 - 1 Subaru WRX - 0

So i was on my way home last night and I noticed that there was a new or newer WRX wagon behind me jockeying for position. He got up next to me and we cruised for just a bit and then there was no one in front of us for a little while. We looked at each other and both gave the head nod to run'em.
I put it in sport mode in anticipation of a quick race so when we had the signal to go I was ready. We were rolling at about 70mph and took it up to about 120mph. I quickly got to a car length lead and pulled some more as the speedo steadily climbed. I'm not sure if the subie was modded or if it was a STi or a regular wrx. I always thought that only STi's had the quad exhaust and so did this car but it had no STi badging.
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      02-14-2013, 01:53 PM   #2

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WRX now comes with the quad pipes out back too, not just the STi. I think from a dig a stock WRX would pull a little on a stock 335i (probably an AH3 as well) to about 60-70ish. Those things are really quick from a stand still and have zero traction loss issues. Above 70ish I always felt the BMW would start pulling ahead which jives with your experience.
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