I test drove one of these a year ago and really liked it. Nice driving position, nice interior (clearly not the best fit & finish, but enough for me), nice design, very good steering and suspension compromise, etc. Yes, the engine does not have the "in your face" low-end torque of a turbo, but it's plenty quick… » 10/21/14 6:59am Tuesday 6:59am

Can be replaced with a reinforced bearing though. About $500 + labour at a small shop. Since you have to drop the gearbox, you might as well change the clutch for another thousand. Total cost: roughly 2.5k, and you can stop worrying about the IMS and enjoy your new clutch. » 10/16/14 6:18am 10/16/14 6:18am