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SEP 28th 2018

Ben Miles

First Drive: Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Getting onto the performance-car ladder is becoming harder than ever for consumers. With high taxes and insurance costs, just buying that first hot hatch is a daunting prospect for most young drivers. Yet the popularity of hot hatches has remained undimmed in the UK for decades, and rightly so: you get the thrills and spills of a proper sportscar but usually with more space and practicality. For many young drivers, the answer is a warmed-up hatch: not quite the 300 horsepower, but also not the prohibitive insurance costs that come with that much power

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