The Subaru WRX STi is a car with multiple personalities. As an everyday driver, it has great road manners. Its horizontally opposed 2.5L turbocharged 4-cyl. produces a staggering 300 hp (helped by Subaru’s first-ever use of variable valve timing for its signature "boxer" engine layout). But that power is not at all unruly, thanks to continuously variable power distribution from Subaru's excellent all-wheel-drive system. With the exception of the Cessna-grade wing planted on the rear ...

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