Plus, the Honda Civic Type R takes on Renault's hottest ever hatchback
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When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.

Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.

Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


Track battle: 2020 Ford Focus ST vs Honda Civic Type R - Matt Prior, Autocar

Ford is back with an all-new Focus ST to take the fight to Honda. It picks up where the last Focus RS left off, with the 2.3-litre turbocharged engine sending 276bhp through the front wheels. Is that going to be enough to defeat the 316bhp Civic?

If you want to know what the Ford will cost locally, check this out...


Hackers Could Steal a Tesla Model S by Cloning Its Key Fob—Again - Andy Greenberg, Wired

In a talk at the Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems conference in Atlanta today, researcher Lennert Wouters of Belgian university KU Leuven revealed that his team has again found a technique capable of breaking the Model S key fob's encryption.

Tesla has fixed the issue once...


2019 Honda Civic Si Coupe vs. 1999 Honda Civic Si Coupe - Scott Oldham, Car&Driver

This is a shoot-out between two brand-new Honda Civic Si coupes. The twist is that Honda built one of them, the 1999 Civic Si, 20 years ago, and it's arguably the most pristine example in the world.

Unfortunately we get (got?) neither in Australia


Honda Civic Type R vs Renault Megane R.S. Trophy - Dan Prosser, Pistonheads

The FK8 Civic Type R has been arguably the best front-drive hot hatch since its launch. The last Renault Megane R.S Trophy was the possibly the best front-drive hot hatch ever. So can the 2019 version, furnished with 300hp and a sophisticated new chassis, finally take back its title?