If hot hatches are starting to leave you with singed fingers, then Suzuki might have the answer with this, the Swift Sport.
This is the first time we've seen the European-specification three-door Sport. It's a tamer proposition than cars like Renault's Clio 197, since it has a relatively modest 125bhp 1.6-litre engine under the bonnet.
That doesn't mean it can't be a compelling proposition, though. When Steve Cropley drove the five-door Swift Sport prototype last summer, he praised its 'sporty chassis, quick-responding engine and brisk gearbox'.
And of course, Suzuki is likely to price the car aggresively. When you consider that it could undercut rivals like Citroen's £11,995 C2 VTS by up to £1000, then it probably merits a look.
You'll have to wait a little while longer to do that, though. The Euro-spec Swift Sport will make its first public appearance at the Paris motor show next month, with sales starting in the autumn.