So, the Subaru dealer called me tonight... (BRZ thread)

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by cogitate, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    And they just unloaded three BRZs, and one was already being sold. Did I want to come and take a look at the cars?






    Well, I am looking at it. It's in my garage. I bought it:deal


    It's gorgeous, goes like stink, and that was just on the way home from the dealership. Pics soon.
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  2. aeneas

    aeneas Adventurer

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    Congratulations, seems it's a great car, wish I could also have one :)
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  3. Krazyjohnny

    Krazyjohnny Been here awhile

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    STI version due ou tin a few years. It should go fast enough to leave the stink behind. We opted for the WRX 5 door.
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  4. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    Sweet... :clap

    I guess they knew who to call.... :lol3

    Now make with some pics....
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  5. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Congrats. Hurry up on the pics. Wonderful cars. I wanted one to replace my Miata but decided to keep the Miata for the RWD and get an Abarth 500 instead :D
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  6. Crocker

    Crocker Just passing through

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    be nice if I could find one on the lot around here, most seem to be sold while in transit and the few that end up on the lots are the sedans.

    Congrats on the BRZ, I'd love to pick one up used for a track car some day in the future.
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  7. ktm360mx

    ktm360mx Stone Cold Puppy Pa

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    Its just sick and wrong to make a statement like " I just bought a BRZ" without any pictures! :lol3

    Congratulations! Have fun this weekend!
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  8. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    Congrats! I've only seen one FRS in the wild so far. I don't think the local dealer has any as I drive past every week.

    I heard TRD is going to have a supercharger available for those to add to their existing BRZ/FRS.
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  9. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    Subaru sales were up 34.7% in 2012. They are magnificent cars and they have one of (if not the) highest customer loyalties of any brand. I have a 2006 WRX and it is the best car I've ever owned.

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  10. gec343

    gec343 Been here awhile

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    Congratulations on the new Subaru. I was planning on buying a new 2013 Subaru Forester, but when I found out the 2014 model (totally redesigned), will be out this March, I decided to wait. I am still a little hesitant about the new Forester CVT in the 14's, but I'm still planning on the purchase.
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  11. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Yeah, i suck, no pics till Tomorrow.

    I got the Premium, in white. I have about 50 miles on the car, had to work today, but tomorrow will drive it like it was done in the commercials. Ok, maybe not.
    Six speed manual, btw.
    My 130 lb dog didn't want to get in at first, it was not his car, which is the 02 Cvic Si hatch. Believe it or not, interior room is comparable. The front area is the about the same, the back seat has zero leg room, but the seat are big enough for him, but i will have to do something about the rear drive hump between the seats (cover seat, and put foam under each side) or get him to like it with the back seats down. His fav thing to do is to hang his head out the window from the front seat anyway, and he knows how to put counter pressure on the sides of the car with his body when he feels me whip it through turns.

    It really handles excellently. I now know what all the accolades are about. The fuel trip meter is trippy:deal1 i can go from 117mpg to 5.1 mpg really fast.:lol3. I don't understand the navigation/radio/etc, nor the traction control settings yet, but I have not really read much in the manual.
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  12. adam_c_eckhardt

    adam_c_eckhardt halfway there

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    Look forward to reading more about your experience! The few that I've seen on the road are really sharp looking.
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  13. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Ok, just did a little ride through a 30 mile loop in the local little mountains/forest, that I do on my Hawk all the time. I know every nuance.

    Wow. I can see myself selling my moto. Really. This is fun. I had the traction control on, the car corners flat, I could feel with a little less assistance I could break the rear loose and oversteer around a corner. I won't play with that till I know the car. That said, all the reviews say it is buzzy, but coming from a 10 year old Civic it is quiet as a vault.:loll

    I kept the radio off, the sound going through the gears is exhilarating. I drove mostly in third, fourth, fifth, occasionally second in a few tight uphill bends. Cars would disappear behind me, not because I was going that fast, but because I was not slowing down for the turns, barely touching the brakes, downshifting, and onward. No body roll. I am hooked.
    I took some pics, but have to go back to work will post them later.

    I have not had a rear wheel drive car since my first, a 69 Camaro. It is funny, how all the years of front drive dynamics, getting used to this car took one long drive. Last night I was doubting my purchase, not today.:clap
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  14. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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  15. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Aspiring advrider

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    Hot! And nice color too. White in that car is gorgeous. Get some dark tint on that bad boy. :evil
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  16. SafetyThird

    SafetyThird Been here awhile

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    I wish I knew you wanted one-one of the guys who works for me has one he shouldn't have bought and is now desperate to unload it.
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  17. KeithinSC

    KeithinSC Long timer

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    Needs a fart can exhaust and a big wing!!

    Just kidding I'm jealous, A BRZ in blue is on my short list. I just wish we had more curves on my commute. 2 stop signs with a 20 mile straight in between them:cry
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  18. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    Woah! When did Subaru start making this?!?! That is one nice looking car! Congrats on the purchase!

    RxZ (off to research more about this car...)
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  19. xshanex

    xshanex Been here awhile

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    congrats on the car! Those are rare cars around here and people pay a premium for them!
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  20. liquidsmile

    liquidsmile Long timer

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