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2019 Renault Megane RS v Ford Focus RS v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Editor’s note: the video above focuses largely on the track prowess of these three cars, while this written review will stick to their performance on the

2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo v 2005 Mazda 6 MPS comparison

I like the idea of new things, new technologies, and new possibilities. But when reality sinks in, I still tend to prefer the experience of

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Face-off: Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30 N, Peugeot 308 GTi, Subaru WRX STI, Volkswagen Golf R

Is there a more vibrant and diverse segment on the market right now than that labelled ‘hot hatch’? In fact, is it technically a segment

Hyundai i30 N v Volkswagen Golf GTI v Honda Civic Type R 2018 Comparison

Hyundai’s hard-charging new i30 N goes toe-to-toe with the two hot hatch benchmarks — the Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf GTI — on

New Volkswagen Up GTI vs Abarth 595 Comparison

Volkswagen had added some spice to the city car class with the sporty new Up GTI. The car it has to beat is the Abarth

2018 Kia Stinger 330Si v Holden Commodore VXR comparison

It’s on again – less than six months ago we put the 2018 Kia Stinger 330Si up against the Aussie-built 2018 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline,

2018 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS LE v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Front-wheel drive has been part of the classic hot-hatch formula since the genre was ignited in the 1970s. The layout would dominate any all-time-greats list for

The 10 slowest-depreciating cars 2018

Want your next car to hold onto as much of its value as possible? You’ll need to buy one of these When you buy a

Best hot hatches 2018 (and the ones to avoid)

What’s the best hot hatch money can buy? We name our favourites and reveal the ones to avoid at all costs A hot hatch needs

New Hyundai i30N vs Honda Civic Type R Comparison

Hyundai has gone all out to make its first hot hatch a corker. But standing in the way of the Hyundai i30N is the brilliant

Hyundai i30 N review: A surprise hot hatch star is born

We come screeching around the a corner of a track, warm rubber cutting the sidelines and barely keeping out of the gravel, before firing off

2017 Mini Clubman review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman amps up the engine for 228 horsepower and includes all-wheel-drive standard. It handles well, making for fun

Top 10 most popular car reviews – Last updated : 2 Oct 2017

Each week we reveal the most popular reviews of the last seven days, showcasing the UK’s favourite cars. Find out what has made the top

New meets old: 2007 Honda Civic Type-R FN2 and 2017 Type-R FK8

If you’re looking for a cool and unemotional comparison between two hot hatchbacks from the same company, you might wish to look away now. The

Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS vs BMW M140i vs Seat Leon Cupra 300 review

Honda has, in recent years, developed a bit of a reputation for mucking about. Just look at the state of its Formula 1 engine programme, or

Coming soon: new cars for 2017 – Don’t buy a new car until you’ve read

There’s a whole raft of interesting cars going on sale later this year, so before you sign on the dotted line at your local dealer,

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate By Wimmer RS Review

You’re not alone if you think estate sedans are a bit bland. It’s a perception that this type of car has hard a difficult time

2017 Honda Civic Type R Review

The interwebz have been bustling over Honda’s all-new 2017 Civic Type R, and for good reason. Not only is the hot hatch better than the

2018 Renault Megane R.S Review

Renault has been pretty successful lately, with 2016 marking the debut of the fourth-generation Megane, which can now be had as a five-door hatchback, four-door

Audi RS3 Saloon review: Racecar fun for the road

Some people say Audi design has become boring; formulaic even. We think it’s simply that the German brand has got its design language so on

2017 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS comparison

We’ll admit a comparison test between the BMW M140i and Ford Focus RS doesn’t seem particularly logical on the surface, but there’s a method to

Seat Leon Cupra review: Simmering rather than on-the-boil hot hatch

Seat launched the first-generation Leon in 1998. Sportier than the VW Golf, and cheaper than the Audi A3 (with which it shared much), it married

Peugeot 308 GTi review: Five door with added ooh la la

Think GTi and Volkswagen springs to mind, right? But as you’ll know if you’ve read our review of the Peugeot 208 GTi, the French car-maker

2017 Lincoln Continental First Drive: How to reboot an icon

Five minutes into driving the 2017 Lincoln Continental, a Mercedes-Benz C300 pulled up alongside me at the lights. “That’s a beautiful car!” the middle-aged driver

Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison : Track Test

The first part of our Ford Focus RS versus Subaru WRX STI versus Volkswagen Golf R comparison, the road test, ended with the Volkswagen claiming victory over the

Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison : Road Test

Think turbocharged, four-wheel-drive cars and it’s hard not to picture rally monsters flying over jumps and sliding through forests millimetres from trees. These days, though, buyers

2018 Holden Commodore Review : New Opel Insignia driven in Australia

Don’t worry, you don’t need to get your eyes checked. You read it right, we’ve just driven the 2018 Holden Commodore, in prototype form –

Audi TT RS review: A serious upgrade, with serious performance

Of all the Renn Sport models that Audi makes, the TT RS perhaps makes the most sense. At its basic level, the Audi TT is

Ford Focus RS first drive

When was the last time you truly felt alive? Today more than ever, it is perhaps the experiences we have – and the moments when

The 2016 Ford Focus RS takes on 3 Rivals in High Performance compact showdown

The 2016 Ford Focus RS stands at the pinnacle of the American hot hatch landscape, a turbocharged high performance marvel that brings with it a