• I have no idea whether Subaru lost money on the SVX, but in Upstate NY where I was living at the time – a place where Subarus sold quite well in general – many dealers had a very hard time selling the SVX. Not a lot of buyers interested in spending $35K for a Subaru-branded car at the time – particularly since that (or less) would score a twin-turbo 300ZX, turbo supra, 3000GT VR4, etc.

    • Agreed. This is one of those cars that could have been a real contender with just a little more power and a manual transmission. I wonder how this car would have stood up against the cars you mentioned if it had a turbo and a strong five speed.

  • ~ i took an SVX in trade on a '90s Supra some years ago. i didn't allow much for it because i didn't expect to like it very well and i was looking for cash for the Toyota which meant reselling the Subaru. after driving it for a couple months i came to like it quite a bit, with the exception of a couple small quirks. to choose between a Supra or SVX of the same relative condition today would be a hard choice. they each carry specific features i want in a decent daily driver. be interesting to compare side-by-side.

  • These were on my short list when looking for a toy late last year. The fact that no manuals were ever made keeps bumping them off. They aren't pretty but they sure don't look like anything else out there. I'm not a Subie fan but If I found an immaculate XT Coupe it could pique my interest as well. Something to keep in mind with these is that they were available in FWD(which I suspect this one is or they'd mention it) or AWD. I personally wouldn't waste my time on a FWD car.

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