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Alfa Romeo GT 1.9 JTD

Forget the 147 and it works brilliantly, without the dynamics ever inspiring the driver.

Alfa Romeo GT 1.9 JTD
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Mitsubishi Evolution VIII FQ330

A civilised supercar, but at £32k it’s pricey next to independently modded Imprezas

Mitsubishi Evolution VIII FQ330
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Audi TT 3.2 V6 Roadster

V6 and DSG ’box are just as successful in the Roadster as they are in the Coupé

Audi TT 3.2 V6 Roadster
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Renault Clio RenaultSport V6

Fabulous but flawed, the Clio V6 transcends most objective criteria. We’re just glad such a car exists.

Renault Clio RenaultSport V6
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Mercedes-AMG E 55

A mighty all-rounder with the pace to humble a Ferrari 360 and the space to swallow a family.

Mercedes-AMG E 55
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Alfa Romeo 156 GTA Evoluzione

If you can overlook the flaws still present from the original car, Xtreme's £3400 conversion is well worth the money

Alfa Romeo 156 GTA Evoluzione
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Volvo S40 2.4

At last, a small Volvo that lives up to its billing. But smaller-engined, cheaper models might make more sense

Volvo S40 2.4
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Peugeot 307 CC 2.0 16v

Dull to drive, but metal roof adds glamour and practicality. It would have things all its own way, but for the Mégane CC.

Peugeot 307 CC 2.0 16v
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Subaru Legacy 2.5i SE

All-new Legacy still the driver’s choice, but now with a smart interior to enhance appeal. Greener engines cut running costs for company

Subaru Legacy 2.5i SE

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