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Car of the March 12, 2001
2002 Subaru WRX -- It's been kicking World Rally booty for years and has reinvented the Subaru name in Europe -- now the WRX is promising to do the same on our continent as well.
The 2.0-liter turbo intercooled inline 4-cylinder packs 227 ponies and 217 lbs.-ft of torque, with just over 3000 pounds to carry, the WRX has got some serious weight to power ratios to be reckoned with. Combine that with standard All-Wheel drive and Subaru's durability, and the WRX is a street legal rally car for the serious driver -- all for less than 25k