What is it? The most notable change for 2011 is that the STi will now be available as a sedan, as well as in the current hatchback body style. Subaru has also sharpened the suspension with stiffer springs and shock absorbers to make handling more neutral at its limit. Inside, plastic panels have a more unified black-and-silver color scheme. A sunroof and leather interior are now available.
What's new or notable? While the WRX and STi have been known for their signature bright Blue Mica color, the freshened STi gets a dark Plasma-blue signature color for 2010.
CR's take: When we tested the second-generation STi in 2008 against its biggest competitor, the Mitsubishi Evolution X, we found that the STi was a more livable car but the Evo was much more rewarding to drive. At its handling limits, the STi plowed ahead too much on our track. While that's fine for most drivers, it may have been a letdown for STi fans, especially when driven on a track. For 2010, Subaru made changes to improve the handling.
When will it be available?August 2010.
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