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Pedal to the metal: here comes the 2016 Volkswagen...


Volkswagen has put its pedal to the metal and turned up the heat of its Golf GTI, with a new high performance Clubsport version of its popular hot...
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Dom Joly drives 2015 Honda Civic Type R


My first motorised vehicle was a Honda Camino 49cc moped, which I painted a rather racy bright pink
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Can new Peugeot 308 GTI outmuscle VW Golf GTI, Ford...


just weeks after Driving compared the new Honda Civic Type R with four of the best hot hatches, Peugeot comes wheelspinning its way up the Goodwood...
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First Drive review: Honda Civic Type R (2015)


If the simplest ideas are often the best ones, it’s little wonder the hot hatchback has caught on. Take the most popular type of car – the hatchback...
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First Drive review: Mini Challenge 210 (2015)


For the past few years there’s been a one-make race series called the Mini Challenge, which, as you might guess, is for Minis
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News: Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sport boasts 287bhp...


If anyone can make a great hot hatchback, Volkswagen can. The German car maker invented the formula of a powerful engine in a compact hatchback in...
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First Drive review: Seat Leon ST Cupra 280 (2015)


There was a time when an estate car marked out its driver as either an antiques dealer hauling a Victorian burr walnut credenza about the place, a...
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Shanghai show: Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept has nearly...


If you still think of hybrids as cars for weirdy-beardy tree huggers, prepare to have your preconceptions smashed.
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First Drive review: Audi RS 3 Sportback (2015)


What is the perfect car? Parents of young children pretend it’s the latest people carrier with power-sliding doors – while secretly daydreaming...
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First Drive review: Vauxhall Corsa VXR (2015)


Like high-top trainers, fluorescent T-shirts and questionable facial hair, the small but potent hot hatch seems firmly back in fashion. This is good...
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News: 2015 Honda Civic Type R becomes hot hatch king...


Honda has set a new benchmark time for hot hatches at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the Colosseum of performance car one-upmanship. Its 2015 Civic...
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News: Renault reveals new Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy


Is that a collective sigh of relief we hear from fans of Renaultsport cars? The division of Renault that is responsible for making its cars go faster...