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Sunday 13 March 2022


The Kia Sportage S featured last week continues to be the most read story on our website, and across our social channels, but the biggest news this week is the announcement by Subaru that the WRX STI is no more. The Japanese car maker says the STI nameplate may eventually come back, but will likely adorn an EV. A link to the full story is at the foot of this newsletter.

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