Our favourite Suburu just got even better. Hot hatch drivers approach at their own risk.
Lacks the punch of a hot-hatch great, but it's an attractive and entertaining choice
There are better soft-tops on the market, but the PT Crusier Cabrio is undeniably appealing
Freakishly exciting, serving up the biggest rush this side of a superbike. Ariel has created a crushingly quick but forgiving track car.
Drop in performance pays for economy gains
Never mind evolution: with 405bhp and 355 lb ft from just 2.0 litres the Evo FQ-400 is more like a revolution. Just don't think about the 47 grand you'll need to buy one.
Range, refinement and plenty of space make this a fine cruising car. It's just a little slow
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Cheapest Jazz makes the most sense; its's mini-MPV practicality for hatchback money
Good value small SUV, but not good enough to put the Toyota RAV4 in its place
Interesting newcomer to the hot-hatch ranks with lots of potential and good performance-per-pound, but questions remain over its reserved looks and unexciting chassis
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