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    Skoda's vRS stock continues to grow with each new incarnation and although the 2010 Fabia vRS didn't quite catch the imagination of the public in the same way as the original TDI version, the vRS badge is still recognised by many as something of a more practical alternative to a GTI. That's very true...
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    Hot hatches have never been as powerful or wild as they are now – and the Honda Civic Type R is probably the wildest of the lot. And that’s not just because it has a giant spoiler and angular styling – it also has a massive 320PS on tap and a huge 400Nm of torque, delivering exhilarating performance....
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    The Ford Fiesta ST has had the more attainable hot hatch market sewn up in recent years. The last generation model is sure to go down in history as one of the best fast Fords ever sold, putting a huge amount of pressure on the firm not to get things very wrong with its successor. There was an era...
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    While some manufacturers may have pinched the GTI badge for sporty versions of their hatchbacks, the fact is that there is only one true GTI - the Golf. The seventh generation Golf GTI follows the now familiar formula with a turbocharged 2.0 TSI engine - increased to 220PS - a front-wheel drive layout...
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    Since the mid 2000s, Hyundai has undergone a huge transformation, with the brand producing ever improved and better quality cars. It's a remarkable success story for a manufacturer that not that long ago was knocking out the best-left-forgotten Sonata... And now Hyundai is turning its hand to performance...
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    Ford has always had a knack for creating hot hatches and few models can match the history and sheer performance of the diminutive Fiesta. Indeed, over the past 40 years, the little Ford has spawned a number of highly capable cars, with the XR2, RS Turbo and previous generation ST establishing themselves...
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