So I finally make it back where I belong... In a Focus. Toyed with a WRX for a bit after my 2005 ST. Then thought I needed to grow up and bought a 2013 Explorer. While buying the Explorer, a Tangerine Scream ST was staring me down. I passed even though I was one of the ones always wishing for the true ST to come to the states. To be truthful, I dumped the WRX partly because of the awful interior but partly due to a girlfriend who hated it. She somehow convinced me I should grow up and buy a civilized car. Long story short, 8 months later we are no longer together and I missed a fun car terribly. I went on monday and test drove an ST1 since that was the only one they had where my friend worked. Had them get an ST3 from another dealer and picked it up at lunch. Much, much happier with this car. I'd say it's close to every bit as quick as the WRX was but has a much better power curve for driving around town. The interior of the ST is insanely better than the WRX and even though I'm a little portly, the Recaros are great. Crazy enough, it doesn't feel that much smaller inside than the Explorer. While the Explorer was a nice vehicle, it may have been the most boring transportation ever created. End up paying $27800 out the door for an ST3 that had every option ticked other than the exterior stripes and the cargo management. Had my payment drop by $75 a month and fuel economy should go up at least a couple MPG. Life is good haha. Excuse the bad instagram picture. Didn't get anything better as the sun was going down. Feels good to be back to being active in the focaljet community. Had them throw my FJ plate frame on that I've had since my 00 SE Sport.