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At the 2013 New York Auto Show, for me, the car of the show was the Subaru WRX Concept.

It was that good.

Simply put, its design was perfect. I don't think I have been that excited about a Japanese design since the 2007 Acura TL Type S. Too bad that whole brand went south. 

Of course the plight has been once Subaru showed that concept, everyone was expecting the 2015 model year vehicle to take some creative license and be phenomenally good looking. What's hit showrooms though is something while I don't hate it, I certainly don't love it an ounce of what I felt for the WRX Concept.

2013 New York Auto Show Photo Gallery

Post information release of the 2015 model year WRX and WRX STI, many have put the company in the crosshairs for abandoning its concept. BUT, it turns out the beautiful looks are not dead yet. That's because the company's chief of design is speaking out.

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...Now chief Subaru designer Mamoru Ishii has indicated that the lauded concept's sporty, aggressive stance will indeed reach production and is due to appear on the all-new Impreza due in 2016, and the WRX that will follow.

“Yes, we have taken the next-generation Impreza’s design in a new direction that we are sure will excite the marketplace,” Ishii told us, adding that some of the WRX Concept's key proportions will transfer to the next WRX.

“We are planning to give the lower section below the hip line a wider, more substantial stance and narrow up the roof section,” he said, suggesting a much bolder lower body and a more tapered greenhouse, as seen on the WRX Concept...



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REMEMBER That AWESOME Subaru WRX Concept Shown At The New York Auto Show? Turns Out It May NOT Have Been A WASTE After All

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