Yeah, I might have to try prying the FWD aspect of these with my SO. She really wanted AWD, and honestly I prefer it myself having the RS now. So far she's not wanted to. Given the kinds of weather we get having AWD is both useful and fun. I did look and there are plenty of '21 model WRXes around with normal dash buttons and with normal painted body paneling.There’s also the Honda Civic type r due next year (spy photos below), but Honda’s styling has been a bit hit and miss over the years. I liked the look of the 1990s NSX.
After twisting things this way and that way I could almost get past all the styling of the car, but that HVAC setup is just offensive. Here's some samples: