This is a hatch that will get you arrested. If and when the GTIR version shows up, WRX part is over, Civic will run back to making EK’s or EP’s.
This is what you can describe as a true ” I did not see that coming” or “WTF” is that little thing. In 1995 I made 289 hp in one of these and the car weighed 2750 lbs. AWD turbo 5 speed with a tall 5th and LSD back and forth. Today you will be hard pressed to find that set up. Nissan is what BMW was, I hope they see it and keep at it.