Best hot hatchbacks to buy 2023

In a world full of SUVs, it's good to know that the hot hatchback is still going strong. We pick six of the best for 2023.

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2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback

The 2021 Audi RS 3 is outrageously fast

The Audi RS 3 is a giant-killing hot hatch that’s ballistically quick. Dave Humphreys gets to grips with it.
Audi RS 3

New Audi RS 3 gets 394bhp, drift mode

Audi has revealed its latest high-performance model, the new RS 3, in hatchback and saloon body styles – the UK order books open next month.
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Hot hatch showdown: six new models do battle

How hot do you like your hot hatchback? Fast and furious or brisk and civilised? And what should it look like? Would you prefer it to be as discr
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News: 2015 Audi RS3 heats up hot hatch market with...

Today shall officially be known as 'Hot Hatch Friday', as Audi and Ford revealed plans to turn up the heat in the high-performance hatchback market...