Ever wonder what the Subaru Impreza WRX would be like as a convertible?

Ah, my eyes!
by Stephen Dobie | Aug 26, 2017

“Experience driving perfection in the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX!” reads the happy advert.

“With less than 16,000km on the odometer, this four-door sedan prioritizes comfort, safety and convenience,” it earnestly continues. “Subaru made sure to keep road-handling and sportiness at the top of its priority list.”

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For 139 words, the advert extols the virtues of an Impreza WRX sedan, but fails to touch on the one defining feature of the specific car it has for sale: It’s a flippin’ convertible.

So we don’t know how the soft top of this four-door works, who made it, how much time and money was invested in its mechanism and materials…important information when it’s an aftermarket rather than a factory job.

We suspect “comfort, safety and convenience” weren’t prioritized in the chopping job that allowed for that roof to be fitted, though. We also suspect “road-handling and sportiness” weren’t at the top the priority list.

Want it? Good news, as it’s for sale in Manchester—the American one, in New Hampshire—for $26,967 (P1.38 million). Given there are no rally-bred sports sedan convertible rivals to compare it to, we’re not sure if that’s a bargain or not.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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