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ALFA STELVIO

Proved SUVs know how to move. Less rigid than the Urus, more fun Price: £69,500 Engine: 2891cc, V6 turbo, 503bhp, 443lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

8spd au­to­matic, AWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 3.8secs, 176mph

Econ­omy:

31.4mpg Weight: 1830kg BHP/tonne 275

McLAREN 600LT

Want to dis­sect ev­ery cor­ner into a mil­lion pieces? Take the McLaren Price: £185,500 Engine: 3799cc, V8 twin-turbo, 592bhp, 457lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

7spd SSG twin-clutch, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 2.9secs, 207mph

Econ­omy:

24.1mpg Weight: 1356kg BHP/tonne 437

ALPINE A110

Was de­scribed as ‘po­etry in mo­tion’, de­spite our ham-fisted driv­ing Price: £46,905 Engine: 1798cc, 4cyl turbo, 248bhp, 236lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

7spd DCT twin-clutch, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 4.5secs, 155mph

Econ­omy:

46.0mpg Weight: 1103kg BHP/tonne 224

FER­RARI 488 PISTA

Wanted to skid al­most as much as Chris Har­ris. New tyres please! Price: £252,765 Engine: 3902cc, V8 twin-turbo, 710bhp, 568lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

7spd twin-clutch, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 2.85secs, 211mph

Econ­omy:

24.5mpg Weight: 1385kg BHP/tonne 513

PORSCHE 911 GT2 RS

Put the fear of god into ev­ery driver – un­til they drove it. Pussy­cat. Ish Price: £207,506 Engine: 3800cc, flat-six twin-turbo, 690bhp, 553lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

7spd PDK twin­clutch, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 2.8secs, 211mph

Econ­omy:

23.9mpg Weight: 1470kg BHP/tonne 469

BU­GATTI CH­I­RON

The guv’nor. Sorry, le pa­tron. Bossed the cir­cuit, and ev­ery­thing on it Price: £2.5 mil­lion Engine: 7993cc, W16 quad-turbo, 1479bhp, 1180lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

7spd twin-clutch, AWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 2.4secs, 261mph

Econ­omy:

12.6mpg Weight: 1995kg BHP/tonne 741

LAMBO URUS

Shocked all who drove it with its sheer speed and con­trol Price: £165,000 Engine: 3933cc, V8 twin-turbo, 641bhp, 627lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

8spd au­to­matic, 4WD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 3.6secs, 190mph

Econ­omy:

22.2mpg Weight: 2200kg BHP/tonne 291

FORD FI­ESTA ST

Cheap­est car here, but a long way from a lowrent driv­ing ex­pe­ri­ence Price: £18,995 Engine: 1499cc, 3cyl turbo, 197bhp, 214lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

6spd man­ual, FWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 6.7secs, 144mph

Econ­omy:

47.1mpg Weight: 1262kg BHP/tonne 156

DAL­LARA STRADALE

Proved that rac­ing does trans­late onto the road. Slick, flat, fast Price: £165,000 Engine: 2300cc, 4cyl turbo, 395bhp, 369lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

6spd au­to­mated man­ual, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 3.3secs, 174mph

Econ­omy:

n/a mpg Weight: 855kg BHP/tonne 462

MERCAMG G63

The tank. Our mis­sion con­trol post, and the pit­lane’s best ex­haust note Price: £143,305 Engine: 3982cc, V8 twin-turbo, 577bhp, 627lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

9spd 9G-Tronic auto, 4WD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 4.5secs, 149mph

Econ­omy:

21.4mpg Weight: 2560kg BHP/tonne 225

BMW M2 COMP’

Proved that 4 does go into 2. As­sum­ing we’re talk­ing M cars. Or TG maths Price: £49,805 Engine: 2979cc, 6cyl twin-turbo, 404bhp, 405lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

7spd M-DCT twin-clutch, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 4.2secs, 155mph

Econ­omy:

30.7mpg Weight: 1550kg BHP/tonne 261

AS­TON VAN­TAGE

More beast than beauty. Storm­ing engine dom­i­nates Price: £120,900 Engine: 3982cc, V8 twin-turbo, 503bhp, 505lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

8spd au­to­matic, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 3.6secs, 195mph

Econ­omy:

26.9mpg Weight: 1530kg BHP/tonne 329

HYUNDAI i30N

The quiet man of the pit­lane. But it’s al­ways the quiet ones, isn’t it? Price: £28,010 Engine: 1998cc, 4cyl turbo, 271bhp, 279lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

6spd man­ual, FWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 6.1secs, 155mph

Econ­omy:

39.8mpg Weight: 1429kg BHP/tonne 190

LO­TUS EX­IGE CUP

Ace when it ran. And then it went into limp home mode. Wouldn’t come out Price: £99,800 Engine: 3456cc, V6 su­per­charged, 430bhp, 325lb ft

Trans­mis­sion:

6spd man­ual, RWD

Per­for­mance:

0–62mph in 3.3secs, 180mph

Econ­omy:

27.5mpg Weight: 1093kg BHP/tonne 393

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