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This brings mostly style additions to Sport trim, including a more aggressive AMG bodykit, figure-hugging sports seats, 19in alloys and contrast stitching in the interior. It commands a high price that’s hard to justify, though.
This 1.6 turbocharged petrol engine delivers brisk enough pace but needs to be worked quite hard to get the best from it. It’s front-wheel drive with a manual gearbox as standard, but a seven-speed automatic is optional.