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Hot Tuner 2015 | MRT Subaru WRX

Don’t buy an STI. All you’re buying is a bullet-proof gearbox and some bling. This thing will crap all over an STI.” Check out all the Hot Tuner 2015 action here. And, with those words, MRT Performance head honcho Brett Middleton

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Hot Tuner 2015 | ROH Wheels Toyota 86

As sensationally wonderful as the Toyota 86 is, it’s not over-endowed in the grunt department. Check out all the Hot Tuner 2015 action here. Its outright speed isn’t too shameful – 0-100km/h in seven-odd seconds and about 15-flat over the quarter

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Hot Tuner 2015 | Tunehouse Toyota 86

If some is good, more is better. Check out all the Hot Tuner 2015 action here. That’s something of a mantra for anyone building or playing with fast cars, but take that philosophy too far and you lose balance and end

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PCOTY 1st – Porsche 911 Turbo

Surprise! Shout out if you didn’t see this result coming. Ah, silence. And silent certainly described our blue 911 Turbo parked in the Victorian High Country, its rock-punctured radiator relieving itself all over Granya Gap Road. Given he was last

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PCOTY 2nd – Porsche Cayman GTS

Drive any Porsche Cayenne, from the base-model to the Turbo S, and it’s the GTS that hits the sweet spot. Do the same with the entire Panamera range and an identical result crops up. So you can imagine that hopes

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PCOTY 3rd – Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

You know what they say about assumption being the mother of all… Well, you know what they say. With a 405kW and 680Nm 5.0-litre supercharged V8 under the bonnet, the F-Type R Coupe was a walk-up starter for this year’s

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PCOTY 4th – Peugeot RCZ-R

Morley circled the feline RCZ-R with an incredulous smirk. “What’s this thing doing here?” he chortled. Attempting to justify its invitation, They Who Decided To Bring It stuttered apologetically. And yet after their first blast in the RCZ-R, each judge

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PCOTY 5th – VW Golf R

Before PCOTY 2014 – before the seventh-gen VW hatchback even arrived, in fact – the Golf R had auspiciously pinched the crown as today’s turbo all-paw small-sized cult car. It stole it from STI and Mitsubishi Evo and did so

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PCOTY 6th – Subaru WRX STI

If all you did was look at the spec sheet, you could be forgiven for wondering if the Subaru STI is a new model at all. Check it out: 2.5 litres, max power of 221kW at 6000rpm and a torque

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PCOTY 7th – BMW M4

So, seventh place for the heir to one of the world’s most iconic driver’s-car heritages. Dispatched by a VW hatchback, a French front-driver and a Japanese device a third its price. Ouch. No other PCOTY entrant copped as much mid-

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