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what subie do you think is best for a beginner driver? :)?

asked in Car Care and Detailing about a Impreza WRX at 12:21am on Feb 28, 2012. viewed 872 times

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Gus93 Location: Australia
1990 Subaru
surely a subaru 360 :)

12:57am on Feb 28, 2012

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derezzed6991 Location: Millbury, Mass.
1991 Subaru
A first or second generation legacy/liberty :D

07:19am on Feb 28, 2012

Location: Crossville, TN
2005 Subaru
Impreza WRX STI
Not a wrx.

10:23am on Feb 28, 2012

Not a WRX or sti for sure.

10:50am on Feb 28, 2012

pretty much any obs and legacy. not lgt, wrx, sti.
also, fxt would be cool. but yeah, start with non turbo, then move to turbo

12:58pm on Feb 28, 2012

ctranni Location: Westfield, MA
2004 Subaru
Forester XT
94 1.8l Impreza front wheel drive with a 5 spd

01:13pm on Feb 28, 2012

anything with a 5 spd and no turbo lol

01:16pm on Feb 28, 2012

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i say go all the way back to 1984 and give them a GL wagon 5spd like mine. They are cheap and reliable. You cant get to crazy with them and you cant do e-brake slides cuz the e-brake is on the front wheels ha! but you can take them almost anywhere especially the 4x4 turbo version. plus i if gets dinged up, it still wont be to bad cuz its old.

01:47pm on Feb 28, 2012

probaly a legacy or outback no turbo 5 speed to get used to it

05:13pm on Feb 29, 2012

i would say a gc rs or an impreza L

10:34pm on Mar 08, 2012

MySubie Mafia
Location: Lexington, NC
1999 Subaru
Legacy GT
Start out with a 5 speed GC impreza 2.5RS. You will get the power and the All Wheel Drive function as well as get used to the gearing of the transmission. Once you have a good feel for how the car will perform and handle, step up to a WRX with the stock TD04 turbo. Work with that for a while and then upgrade to the big leagues with a STI. an 04 with a VF39 or VF43 is going to produce a large amount of torque and horsepower. Be prepared for the kick by gradually stepping up.

04:21am on Mar 10, 2012

My brother sells motorcycles and when people come in and tell him they are new to the scene he shows them 600's. Most of the people end up back in a couple of months later trading up for something faster, the rest of them total them out. It depends how quick you or they are going to get the hang of it and what you are ultimently trying to do. i say WRX, lots of fun with lots more to offer. wish i would have!

12:01am on Mar 13, 2012

kevinfores... Location: Foresthill, CA
1995 Subaru
a 1.8L imprezza AWD....It gets good gas milage, get through the snow and isn't too powerful for a beginner. I believe that everyone should learn on a slower car (around 100hp) before trying to drive a faster car (say 300 hp). the 100hp car teaches you how to drive, and if you want to be faster you have to learn to be a better driver (shift points, how to brake in the corner, driving lines, etc...).

03:57pm on May 21, 2012

If you can drive a manual decent, then I say go right for a turbo. WRX, STI, LGT, FXT... It's not the car, it's the driver.
Just know that you will spend a lot more on maintainence and repair with one of these.

10:26pm on Jul 28, 2012