Suzuki Swift Sport VS Abarth 595

The A-Segment may be populous but only a handful of city cars have a hot hatch version nowadays. Among the A-Segment hot hatches currently available are the Suzuki Swift Sport, the Abarth 595 (facelift) and the VW Up! GTi. We decided to compare the first two, as they are closer spec-wise.The Suzuki Swift Sport, launched in 2017 based on a new platform with a brand new 1.4 liter K14C Boosterjet engine, reclaiming the title of the ...

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VW Golf IV R32 VS Alfa Romeo 147 GTA

The Volkswagen Golf IV R32 (2002) and the Alfa Romeo 147 GTA (2003) were the only V6 powered hot hatches in the 00's and two of the most powerful hatchbacks at the time of their launch. Both cars had a displacement of 3.2 liters and similar horsepower figures, however the Volkswagen transferred the power to all four wheels while the Alfa Romeo was front wheel drive.So let us move on ...

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Mini Cooper S (F55/F56) VS DS3 Performance

Mini Cooper S (F55/F56) and DS3 Perfomance are premium B-Segment hot hatches, combining stylish looks with lots of performance and sporty handling. The third generation of the Mini Cooper S was launched back in 2014 but received a facelift in 2018 with the union jack taillight graphics highlighting its British heritage. On the other hand, the French DS3 Performance was unveiled in 2016, as a facelifted version of the Citroen DS3 ...

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Ford Focus RS (MK1) VS Honda Civic Type R (EP3)

ExteriorInteriorSpecifications   Model Ford Focus RS MK1 Honda Civic Type R MK2 (EP3)Production 2002-2003 2001-2004Segment C CDoors 3 3Layout FWD FWDEngine Displacement 1988 cm3 1998 cm3Cylinders L4 L4Induction Turbocharged Naturally AspiratedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System Multipoint Injection Multipoint InjectionPower (hp) 212 200Power (kw) 158 147Power (@rpm) @5500 rpm @7400 rpmTorque (Nm) 310 196Torque (@rpm) @3500 rpm @ 5900 rpm0-100km/h 6,7 sec 6,8 secTop Speed (km/h) 232 km/h 235 km/hTop Speed (mph) 144 mph 146 mphConsumption (lt/100km) 10,1 8,9CO2 (g/km) 234 g/km 212 g/kmGearbox 5 MT 6 MTWeight 1278 kg 1170 kgLength 4183 mm 4140 mmWidth 1762 mm 1699 mmHeight 1440 mm 1420 mmWheelbase 2615 mm 2581 mmFront Track 1514 mm 1471 mmRear Track 1514 mm 1491 mmBoot Space 350 314Tire Size 225/40 R18 205/45 R17Front Brakes 325 mm Ventilated Discs 300 mm Ventilated ...

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Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO II VS Ford Escort RS Cosworth II

ExteriorInteriorSpecificationsModel  Lancia Delta I HF Integrale EVO II Ford Escort MK5 RS Cosworth IIProduction 1993-1995 1994-1996Segment C CDoors 5 3Layout AWD AWDEngine Displacement 1995 cm3 1993 cm3Cylinders L4 L4Induction Turbocharged TurbochargedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System – Multipoint InjectionPower (hp) 215 230Power (kw) 158 169Power (@rpm) @5750 rpm @6250 rpmTorque (Nm) 314 310Torque (@rpm) @2500 rpm @2500 rpm0-100km/h 5,7 sec 5,7 secTop Speed (km/h) 220 km/h 233 km/hTop Speed (mph) 137 mph 145 mphConsumption (lt/100km) 10,6 10,1CO2 (g/km) – 230 g/kmGearbox 5 MT 5 MTWeight 1340 kg 1275 kgLength 3898 mm 4211 mmWidth 1767 mm 1735 mmHeight 1365 mm 1405 mmWheelbase 2479 mm 2551 mmFront Track 1506 mm 1525 mmRear Track 1504 mm 1575 mmBoot Space 261 379Tire Size 205/45 R16 225/45 R16Front Brakes 281 mm Ventilated Discs 278 mm Ventilated DiscsRear Brakes 251 mm ...

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Ford Fiesta ST VS Volkswagen Polo GTI

ExteriorInteriorSpecifications   Model Ford Fiesta MK8 ST VW Polo VI GTIProduction 2018-present 2018-presentSegment B BDoors 3 5Layout FWD FWDEngine Displacement 1496 cm3 1984 cm3Cylinders L3 L4Induction Turbocharged TurbochargedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System Direct Injection Direct InjectionPower (hp) 200 200Power (kw) 147 147Power (@rpm) 6000 rpm @4400-6000 rpmTorque (Nm) 290 320Torque (@rpm) 1600-4000 rpm @1500-4400 rpm0-100km/h 6,5 sec 6,7 secTop Speed (km/h) 232 km/h 237 km/hTop Speed (mph) 144 mph 147 mphConsumption (lt/100km) 6,0 5,9CO2 (g/km) 136 g/km 134 g/kmGearbox 6 MT 6 ATWeight 1262 kg 1280 kgLength 4068 mm 4053 mmWidth 1941 mm 1751 mmHeight 1469 mm 1461 mmWheelbase 2493 mm 2548 mmFront Track 1516 mm 1522 mmRear Track 1476 mm 1496 mmBoot Space 292 351Tire Size 205/45 R17 215/45 R17Front Brakes 278 mm Ventilated Discs 312 mm Ventilated DiscsRear Brakes 253 mm Solid Discs 270 mm ...

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Peugeot 208 GTi (facelift) VS Renault Clio IV RS Trophy

ExteriorInteriorSpecificationsModel Peugeot 208 GTi (facelift) Renault Clio IV RS Trophy 220Production 2015-present 2016-presentSegment B BDoors 3 5Layout FWD FWDEngine Displacement 1598 cm3 1618 cm3Cylinders L4 L4Induction Turbocharged TurbochargedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System Direct Injection Direct sequential fuel-injectionPower (hp) 208 220Power (kw) 153 162Power (@rpm) @5800 rpm @6050 rpmTorque (Nm) 300 260Torque (@rpm) @1700-4500 rpm @2000 rpm0-100km/h 6,5 6,6Top Speed (km/h) 230 km/h 234 km/hTop Speed (mph) 143 mph 145 mphConsumption (lt/100km) 5,4 5,9CO2 (g/km) 129 g/km 144 g/kmGearbox 6 MT 6 ATWeight 1185 kg 1204 kgLength 3962 mm 4090 mmWidth 1829 mm 1732 mmHeight 1461 mm 1434 mmWheelbase 2537 mm 2589 mmFront Track 1481 mm 1504 mmRear Track 1486 mm 1500 mmBoot Space 285 300Tire Size 205/45 R17 205/40 R18Front Brakes 302 mm Ventilated Discs 320 mm Ventilated DiscsRear Brakes 249 mm Discs 260 mm ...

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Renault Megane IV RS VS Hyundai i30 N Performance

ExteriorInteriorSpecificationsModel Renault Megane IV RS Hyundai i30 N PerformanceProduction  2018-present  2017-presentSegment  C  CDoors 5 5Layout FWD FWDTechnology - 4Control (4 wheel steering)- Launch Control- Torsen® mechanical, limited slip differential- Hydraulic bump stop shock absorbers- Multi-Sense (Driving Modes)- R.S. Monitor - Rack-mounted motor driven power steering system (R-MDPS)- Launch Control and Rev Matching- Electronic Limited Slip Differential (E-LSD)- Electronic Controlled Suspension (ECS)- Driving Modes- Variable Exhaust Valve SystemEngine Displacement 1798 cm3 1998 cm3Cylinders L4 L4Induction Turbocharged TurbochargedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System Direct Injection Direct InjectionPower (hp) 280 275Power (kw) 205 202Power (@rpm) @6000 rpm @6000 rpmTorque (Nm) 390 353Torque (@rpm) @2400 – 5000 rpm @1450 rpm0-100km/h 5,9 6,1Top ...

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