The 2015 Subaru WRX has fielded an unworldly amount of harsh criticism, in my humble opinion. Since the 2015 model year product debuted at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, it seems like the car has taken an unfair beating — in this writer's opinion.

Folks have critiqued it's look, which I happen to like, and they have also thrown eggs at the company's decision to offer a CVT transmission. Considering a lot of automakers are abandoning shift-it-yourself 'boxes, I find this peculiar that people are bashing Subaru as they still offer a standard anyhow.

From what I've seen though, the real automotive tastemakers have been weighing in and setting the record straight.

As Evo Magazine is one of my favorite rags, let's see what they're take on the all-new WRX STI is.

The Subaru WRX STI returns to the UK, with a similar recipe - 2-litre turbocharged engine with nearly 300bhp, clever four-wheel-drive system and diff and a massive rear wing - but gets new technology and a hot hatch-rivaling price tag. Does the modern day Impreza do its rally DNA proud?

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