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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-16-2013, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
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Is this a legit STI? STI badge on grill and near rear plates. I saw this in Shenzhen, China . . .

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Did it have STi'ish seats? Or Brembos? Love those wheels.

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 05:51 AM
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:34 AM
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Looks like a regular XT with badges to me. STI would have a different grille, bumper, hood scoop, interior, wheels, brakes, and was not available in cayenne red.

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:42 AM
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Cars in China tend to be of two varieties:

Foreign manufactured vehicles as might be available in the country of origin, imported at a pretty high cost.
Vehicles locally made by a joint venture company, which involves the owner of the marque but doesn't necessarily produce vehicles that perfectly match those made in the marque's normal distribution area. Witness the large number of 'Buicks' in China.

I don't know whether Subaru has set up a joint venture, but if so this could account an unusual looking Chinese 'Subaru'.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 08:06 AM
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Maybe it was fake and "Made in China"... lol
I had to go there any make fun of my own people

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 05:11 PM
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Maybe it was fake and "Made in China"... lol
I had to go there any make fun of my own people
dude,the comupter you are using is made in China!

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-06-2013, 01:16 AM
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the simple answer is no.... he went out and bought cheap badges, and glued them on.
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