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Top five hot hatches of all time
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26th Mar 2021
3 min read

Top five hot hatches of all time

High-performance hatchbacks have been around for the best part of half a century, and we've picked our list of the five hottest ever built. With so many classic to choose from however, let us know your own top five in the comments below. Launched in 1984, the Peugeot 205 GTI was an early pioneer in the hot-hatch segment. The sporty three-door – based on the standard 205 hatchback – initially featured a 77kW 1.6-litre engine, however 1987 saw the introduction of a 94kW 1.9-litre variant.
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William Davis
2021 Hyundai i20 N and i30 N due in Australia by July, Kona N and i30 Sedan N here by October
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17th Feb 2021
2 min read

2021 Hyundai i20 N and i30 N due in Australia by July, Kona N and i30 Sedan N here by October

Hyundai Australia has released more specific details of when its upcoming high-performance N models – namely the Hyundai i20 N, i30 N facelift, Kona N and i30 Sedan N – will arrive in Australian showrooms. The second quarter of this year (spanning April to June, inclusive) will see the local debuts of the all-new i20 N and facelifted i30 N hot hatches, Hyundai's rivals to the Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Golf GTI respectively.
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Alex Misoyannis
Toyota and Subaru co-developed hot hatch could launch next year – report
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10th Feb 2021
2 min read

Toyota and Subaru co-developed hot hatch could launch next year – report

Toyota and Subaru are one step closer to launching a co-developed all-wheel-drive hot hatch, according to a new report from Japanese automotive publication BestCarWeb. The report suggests the car will be roughly the same size as the existing Impreza hatch, and will feature a horizontally-opposed engine with a symmetrical all-wheel drive layout.
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William Davis
2021 Toyota GR Yaris specifications revealed for Australia
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10th Nov 2020
1 min read

2021 Toyota GR Yaris specifications revealed for Australia

Equipment specifications for the 2021 Toyota GR Yaris performance hatch have been revealed for the Australian market. During the pre-order phase Toyota kept equipment details scarce, opting to only release powertrain figures to potential customers.
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Justin Narayan