An Australian favourite, the Suzuki Swift is about to get a new hot hatch makeover. Arriving in January, the spiritual successor to the Swift GTi is called the Swift Sport and, just like the Honda Civic Type R, gets a turbo engine. Outputs are 103kW/230Nm.
BARGAIN OF THE WEEK
Time is running out on the seven-year warranty deal on all new Holdens, which is scheduled to end on December 31. Holden is also doing drive-away deals on small cars, starting at $13,250 for the Spark LS manual, a saving of more than $2000.