Hot hatches: best of the rest
Every other hot hatch on sale in the UK, ranked from good to awful…
Posted: 22 May 2013
Mini Cooper S
If you want a hot hatch and you want a Mini, you're spoilt for choice: you can have a hatch, Clubman or Countryman in Cooper, Cooper S or John Cooper Works flavours. The JCW cars are too hard for buggered British tarmac, and the Clubman and Countryman are overwrought and bloated. The stock Mini Cooper S hatchback is the pick of the bunch.