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Renault

Renault reveals pricing of GT-Line hot hatch

FOR those who want the cool looks of the Clio Renaultsport 200 Turbo EDC, Renault has revealed the pricing of its more affordable brother, the GT-Line 120 EDC. The new model, which sits between the French carmaker’s TC3 90 Dynamique S MediaNav and the 200hp Turbo EDC, will cost UK buyers £17,395. The GT-Line has […]

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Renaultsport and Red Bull team up

TO help celebrate its third Formula 1 Constructors’ world title, Red Bull Racing has teamed up with Renault to produce a special edition model. Acclaimed by many as the benchmark hot hatch, the Megane Renaultsport is already pretty exclusive. But now, with the introduction of the Red Bull Racing RB8 version, exclusivity has become the […]

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Focus ST

Red hot sales for Focus ST

  FORD’S Focus ST was the best-selling hot hatch in Europe over the last three months of 2012, accounting for 44 per cent of all sales during this period. It put the ST comfortably ahead of the Volkswagen Golf GTI with 33 per cent and Renault Megane Sport with 12 per cent, according to figures […]

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Kia hot models

Kia enters hot hatch market with new models

KOREAN carmaker Kia is lighting the fires and stoking up the pressure on its rivals by announcing details of its first hot hatch models. The high performance pro_cee’d GT, with its three doors, and the five-door cee’d GT are expected to go on sale in the middle of next year. Kia is fitting an updated […]

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Ford’s hot metal makes Fiesta more fun than most

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Metal Hot Metal, or a damp squid? Sporty Fiestas are usually entertaining to drive, but does this latest newcomer live up to expectations? DAVID HOOPER tests the mettle of Ford’s latest special edition. FORD Fiesta and exclusivity are two words which are not normally uttered in the same […]

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Hot MINI

Jeepers… GP is the hottest MINI ever!

IT has a racing pedigree unequalled by many, but now the hottest version ever has been announced. The Mini rally cars were the stuff of legends, but they look slow compared to the latest version. Only once has there been anything like it, but even that wasn’t as quick. With the MINI John Cooper Works […]

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GTi tops Volkswagen’s Golf cabriolet range

THE wait for the new Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet is over. It made its debut at March’s Geneva Motor Show and can now be ordered from VW dealerships at prices between £29,310 On The Road for the manual variant through to £30,610 for the DSG model. The GTI is now top model in the Golf Cabriolet […]

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Supercopa

Seat adds more style to FR+

NOW the number 12 plate registrations are out Seat has celebrated the period by giving a new look to its Leon FR+. The Spanish carmaker has given its popular performance model an even sportier look by adding a special edition styling kit. These alterations to the already sleek looking Leon gives the turbocharged two-litre petrol […]

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