Top Gear's ultimate hot hatch test...
….featuring the ultimate driver. But which car will prevail?
Posted: 22 May 2013
After all, they stem from mainstream hatchbacks - the most conservative, carefully thought-out, thoroughly R&D'd and proven group of mass-market cars there is. No one in that class does well with a duffer, and the transformation wrought to turn them into hot hatches isn't too invasive.