What Car? Personal Shopper: hot hatch for £30,000

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What Car? Personal Shopper
What Car? Personal Shopper

The reader

Dear What Car?,

I love my current car – it's quick and huge fun to drive – but now want to upgrade to a larger car, and one that's more comfortable to use every day. I still want a hot hatch and something that can thrill me with speed and fun handling. A dose of practicality would be useful, too, for when I'm carrying passengers. I've got around £30,000 to spend; what would you suggest?


Drives: Abarth 595

The brief

  • Hot hatch
  • Powerful engine and reasonably fast
  • Practical enough to use every day
  • Around £30,000

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