After 6 months of ownership, I'm finally ready to introduce my car to Oppo! When I picked her up from the second owner in New York, she looked pretty much exactly the same. However, I didn't buy this car to look like I was going fast. I bought this car to go fast. You could say it does that pretty well.
While she looks completely stock (save for the front mount intercooler peek) this car is running completely revised suspension that gives it a tight and flat ride(maybe too stiff for some), and an upgraded turbo that gives her more than 100hp boost over stock levels (325hp at the wheels) all while running a stock exhaust to keep noise to a minimum.
This car is not just a fair weather toy however, with full time AWD, a ridiculously low first gear, and snow tires I had no problem plowing through 2+ feet of heavy snow. No matter how deep the snow was in the unplowed parking lots I love to drift in, I never got stuck once. While I would have preferred a wagon, the price premium and rarity placed on the 1,500 or so manual turbo wagons in this generation was tough to justify. But hey, the sedan has worked out great for me! Just last weekend I took it on a 500 mile road trip to Tuckerman's Ravine in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, averaged 23 MPG and had no problems whatsoever.
Overall I've been extremely impressed with the Legacy GT. It's provided me with tons of thrills without any of the cop attention or boy racer image of a WRX/STI. As an all around all season performance DD I'm very happy with this car.