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      10-28-2009, 05:43 PM   #1
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what small hatch would you pick!

post up name of your favourite 2 or 4 door hatchack! with a picture or two.

my favourites are S3 and slowly growling on the ford focus RS

since the new subaru changed, im not a fan



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      10-28-2009, 05:51 PM   #2
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If only they sold the Focus RS in the states...such a bad ass car.
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Rather than the S3, I'd go for the Golf R. It'll be cheaper than the Audi and it's basically the same car.
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If only they sold the Focus RS in the states...such a bad ass car.
im seriously considering one, till about march. when i get word on RS5 / no snow for M3

sticker price is 34k euro compared to S3 and STI being 45K

bit disapointed to see citeron win WRC 6 years running and not put out a car
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Rather than the S3, I'd go for the Golf R. It'll be cheaper than the Audi and it's basically the same car.
is this the new one at 270 hp? i strongly hate the GTI but this is cool
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few more pics the aim is towards preformance hatch or small cars.

i somewhat feel the need for a small car for city use. to fit in with the shitty traffic and small parking spaces

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Definately the GTI R would be the top on my list
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STI all the way. When my lease is up, I am back in one. Best AWD system of any hatch out there.
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      10-28-2009, 11:32 PM   #11
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Focus RS IMO.
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STI all the way. When my lease is up, I am back in one. Best AWD system of any hatch out there.
Ditto.
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man if ford brought over the euro focus rs, it would be my first ever american car i'd buy. thats how impressed i am w/ it
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Does this count? Technically it's a hatch-back.

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Lots of piston ring failures on the MY08 and 09 Subaru STI's. I personally would not get one until they get their "stuff" together.

Subaru has some problems right now + they dropped out of the WRC. Most everyone that I hear from likes their Subaru hatchback STI...until it blows a piston.

I also drive an '07 STI.

Check the topics on IWSTI.com

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post up name of your favourite 2 or 4 door hatchack! with a picture or two.

my favourites are S3 and slowly growling on the ford focus RS

since the new subaru changed, im not a fan
If you like the S3 then you will LOVE the new Golf R. In everyway it's superior to the Audi.

The Focus RS is an extreme machine, if you love to be thrilled 24/7 then it's the way to go but I found spending 48hrs with one to be tiresome. Each to their own, but I would seriously wait and test the Golf before jumping because it really is that good.

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Take this from someone who does know what he is talking about regarding the S3 vs Golf R.

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