Hot hatches

New Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid 2020 review
Suzuki Swift Sport Hatchback

New Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid 2020 review

Hybrid power is a real boost for the Suzuki Swift Sport hot hatch, but it comes at a cost
24 Jul 2020
New Skoda Octavia vRS 2020 ride review
Skoda Octavia vRS Hatchback

New Skoda Octavia vRS 2020 ride review

We get our first taste of 242bhp Skoda Octavia vRS with Skoda tech development boss Christian Strube in the driver’s seat
10 Jul 2020
New Cupra el-Born electric hot hatch offers 310-mile range
Cupra el-Born

New Cupra el-Born electric hot hatch offers 310-mile range

The sporty Cupra el-Born is the Spanish brand’s first all-electric vehicle – and it has a maximum claimed range of 310 miles
8 Jul 2020
New MINI JCW GP 2020 review
MINI MINI JCW

New MINI JCW GP 2020 review

The new MINI JCW GP is the brand’s fastest ever hatch, but it's also its most expensive
30 Jun 2020
New 415bhp Mercedes AMG GLA 45: UK prices and specs revealed
Mercedes GLA 45 AMG

New 415bhp Mercedes AMG GLA 45: UK prices and specs revealed

Junior GLA 35 on sale from £43,565, while range-topping GLA 45 S tops out at almost £65,000
9 Jun 2020
New Hyundai i30 N 2020 review
Hyundai i30 N

New Hyundai i30 N 2020 review

Subtle updates make the Hyundai i30 N hot hatch even better suited to UK roads
22 May 2020
The greatest hot hatchbacks of all time
Best cars & vans

The greatest hot hatchbacks of all time

What are the best hot hatchbacks ever? We’ve picked our top 10s from the 80s, 90s and 2000s to settle the argument…
14 May 2020
The Ford Focus RS is dead: no flagship hot hatch for Mk4 Focus
Ford Focus RS Mk1: 2002 - 2003
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The Ford Focus RS is dead: no flagship hot hatch for Mk4 Focus

Hot versions of the new Focus will be capped at ST level, after Blue Oval confirms next-generation RS project is dead
20 Apr 2020
New Cupra Leon Competicion touring car features 3D printed parts
Cupra

New Cupra Leon Competicion touring car features 3D printed parts

The Cupra Leon Competicion is a track-bred racer, with a smattering of 3D printed components and a 335bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine
26 Mar 2020
New 2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid launched
Suzuki Swift Sport Hatchback

New 2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid launched

The Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid adds a dinky electric motor to its turbocharged 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine
18 Mar 2020
New Volkswagen up! GTI 2020 review
Volkswagen up GTI

New Volkswagen up! GTI 2020 review

Emissions regulations have done little to spoil the Volkswagen up! GTI pocket rocket
5 Mar 2020
Hyundai i30 N review
Hyundai i30 N - front tracking
Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 N review

Hyundai’s first attempt at a hot hatchback is close to being a class-leading one, despite well-established competition
16 Mar 2018