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Mercedes-AMG A45 S review

Mercedes-AMG A45 S review

We take the Mercedes-AMG A45 S – the most powerful hot hatch on the market – for a spin… It could be argued that the concept of the ‘hot hatch’ – in the traditional sense – is now in its dying days. After all, we live in an era where …

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Honda Civic Type R review

Honda Civic Type R review

We put the latest incarnation of Honda’s hot hatch through its paces – on the road and on track… There are a handful of new cars worthy of a genuine fanbase, and the Honda Civic Type R is one of them. With a pedigree stretching back to 1997, it’s become …

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2022 Honda Civic Type R breaks lap record at Suzuka

2022 Honda Civic Type R

Honda’s next-generation Civic Type R has set a new lap record for a front-wheel drive car at the iconic Suzuka Circuit in Japan. The hot hatch lapped the 5.8km track in 2 minutes 23.120 seconds, 0.873 seconds faster than its predecessor, the stripped back 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited …

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Toyota GR Yaris review

Toyota GR Yaris

Is this rally-bred pocket rocket as good as everyone says it is? I don’t know about you, but I’m always a bit suspicious of a new car when it’s universally acclaimed and wins major awards before it’s even hit the roads. The Toyota GR Yaris is one such vehicle, but …

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Top 10 hot hatches of the 21st Century (so far)

Renaultsport Clio 182 Trophy - Pistonheads

The Renaultsport Clio 182 Trophy has been voted the top hot hatches of the last two decades by readers of PistonHeads. It was followed by its bigger brother, the Renaultsport Megane R26.R, with the Honda Civic Type R EP3 rounding off the top three. Readers of the UK’s largest online …

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Ford Focus ST review

Ford Focus ST review

When Ford launched the fourth generation of its best-selling Focus in 2018 it was immediately clear that this was a superbly engineered package with huge potential. Now, the sporty ST version is proof positive that the Focus is back in the hot hatch game, ready to do battle with the …

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Are these Britain’s ‘best new car buys’?

Jaguar I-Pace

The first Carbuyer Best Buys have been announced across nine core categories in a bid to give a simplified overview of the market and to help the average UK car buyer find the vehicles that most closely suit their needs. Apparently, the recommendations recognise that buyers may be shopping across …

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Kia Ceed GT review

Kia Ceed GT review

When Kia launched the third generation Ceed family hatchback in 2018, it was a big step up from the previous model. In line with the South Korean’s car maker’s swift move up the rankings, the new Ceed improved in every way. So much so that it’s now a genuine rival …

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Meet the life-size LEGO Honda Civic Type R

life-size LEGO Honda Civic Type R

The acclaimed Honda Civic Type R has been transformed into a full-scale LEGO model. An exact scale replica of the hot hatch, it took a crew of nine more than 1,300 hours to hand-build using some 320,000 LEGO bricks. Weighing in at a little over 1,300kg, it features functioning brake, …

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Duty calls for Honda at 2019 Isle Of Man TT

Honda in Isle of Man TT car and motorcycle partnership 2019

Honda UK is returning to the the Isle of Man TT in 2019 as both the official motorcycle and car partner to the iconic motorcycle road race. A combination of CBR1000RR Fireblade SPs and Civic Type Rs will be provided to the race organisers who monitor the circuit throughout qualifying …

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