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TG’s hot hatch power league

  1. As horsepower continues its steady march northwards, how will the latest crop of hot hatches measure up? And where will the madness end?

    This article was originally published in the December issue of Top Gear magazine

  2. Twingo RenaultSport

    on power, big on fun. More ain’t always better

  3. Fiat 500 Abarth SS

    500 Abarth SS had 32bhp. New one has more 

  4. Fiat Punto Abarth SS

    SS gets MultiAir engine, but needs more oomph to take on the big boys

  5. Citroen DS3 R

    Debuts next year alongside WRC car.
    Meet your new whip, Mr Loeb

  6. Clio RenaultSport

    Not a turbo in sight, but still our
    favouritest hot hatch

  7. Alfa Giulietta Cloverleaf

    hottest Alfa spicy enough to burn its rivals? Click here to find out

  8. Peugeot 308 GT

    Most powerful 308. But not a real
    hot hatch. Imposter!

  9. Ford Focus ST

    Next year’s ST loses five-cylinder
    engine, gains four-pot and 22bhp

  10. Megane RenaultSport

    For big hot hatches, 250bhp is the
    new 200. RS is on the money

  11. Vauxhall Astra VXR

    Next-gen VXR laughs in the face of massive torque steer

  12. Ford Focus RS500

    They said 350bhp was too much for an FWD car. They were
    partially wrong

  13. Subaru Impreza Cosworth

    AWD king of the hot-hatch league table. Will it ever be

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