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This taxi driver runs a Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS taxi driver

Meet Evald Jåstad – the Norwegian cabbie who drives a high-performance Ford Focus RS. In just 18 months Evald has clocked up an impressive 79,000 miles (127,000km) in his Focus RS, which is capable of 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 166mph. Regulars have nicknamed the …

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Honda Civic Type R review

Honda Civic Type R

More than a quarter of a century on from the original, Honda’s Civic Type R is hot hatch royalty. The latest version is based on the distinctive 10th generation Civic which is longer, lower and wider than ever. What’s more, the new Type R is no afterthought. It was factored …

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Peugeot 308 GTi review

Peugeot GTI

These days we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to hot hatches. Admittedly, some are more warm than hot, but not everyone wants to drive around in an overgrown go-kart. The Ford Focus RS and Honda Civic Type R occupy the hardcore end of the spectrum, while the Golf R …

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Jeremy Clarkson’s Top 10 drives

Jeremy Clarkson's cars

Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has named his “top 10 drives of the past year (or so)”. The star of the upcoming Amazon Prime show, The Grand Tour, listed his favourites in his The Sunday Times Driving column. Here they are, in no particular order… Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport …

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Ford Focus RS hot lap – in 360-degree video

Ford Focus RS

Watch me struggling to drive and talk at the same time in the awesome new Ford Focus RS at Silverstone’s Stowe Complex. It was filmed using 360-degree video technology – enjoy! By the way, I’m under no illusions when it comes to my track-driving abilities, but the new Focus RS flatters, …

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Ford Focus RS review

Ford Focus RS

Fast Fords are nothing new. Many, including the Lotus Cortina, Escort Mexico, GT40 and the RS badged cars, are the stuff of legend. Watch my “hot laps” in a Focus RS at Silverstone – in a 360-degree video! Now there’s a new kid on the block. Literally. Partly developed by …

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20 cars to watch out for in 2016

From sports cars to luxury SUVs and hot hatches to mould-breakers – there are plenty of hot new cars hitting the streets in 2016 – here are 20 of the best… Alfa Romeo Giulia – this sporting saloon will do battle with the Jaguar XE, BMW 3-Series and Audi A4 …

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New Ford Focus RS unveiled

Ford Focus RS

Ford previews all-new Focus RS – 2.3-litre 318bhp turbo, four-wheel-drive… at a competitive price. Expected to go on sale early next year for around £30,000, the Focus RS is the latest in a long line of affordable but seriously fast Fords. Ford describes it as “a high-performance road car that …

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