Seat Leon Cupra 280 pitches against hottest hatches

With the launch of the Seat Leon SC Cupra 280, Seat has pitched itself right into the battle at the very top end of the hot hatchback market. The slightly less brawny 261 bhp version of the Leon SC Cupra continues, but this more powerful version enters the market in competition with cars like the Ford Focus ST, the Renault Megan RS 265 and the Volkswagen Golf R.

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Pro_cee'd GT Kia's hot hatch

The design of the new Pro_cee’d GT presents a polished European style. It is an attractive, well proportioned design, with confident styling. The now-distinctive Kia corporate grille thrusts forward from the sweeping light units.

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Peugeot 208GTI re-establishes sporty heritage

In my road test of the Peugeot 208 earlier this year you may have detected a certain anticipation of the day when I would get my hands on the Peugeot 208GTI. Now that wait is over.

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Eyebrow-raising performance on Skoda Fabia VRS

Surely everyone has now revised their view of Skoda as the producers of reliable, well-built and worthy motor cars? But, possibly there are a few of you out there who still think that the Czech manufacturer’s products are a bit staid and therefore appeal to, what shall we say, an older clientele?

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Mito performance boosted by Cloverleaf

The Alfa Romeo Mito joins the growing ranks of chic small hatchbacks with cute looks. I mean, just look at those “puppy dog”eyes and the traditional Alfa front grille. Now the Mito has a new performance addition to the range with the Mito Cloverleaf.

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Seat Ibiza Cupra tiptoes through snow

Our Arctic winter has led to many things being curtailed. Events have been cancelled. Both these, trains and even our own cards have stopped unexpectedly. In my case several times.

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