"The successor in kind to the iconic BMW E30 M3," according to BMW. But how will the ultra-hot 340bhp 1-series compare against the beautifully poised, already tried-and-tested, Porsche Cayman R? Here, Steve Sutcliffe finds out in what will prove to be a smokey battle.
The i30N Performance is Hyundai's first proper attempt at a hot hatch. With 271bhp it doesn't have the raw power of a Ford Focus RS or Honda Civic Type R, but it does boast some very trick chassis tuning