Despite BFYB 2019's strong line-up, the Civic Type R successfully defends its title
It was close, but wunderkind Beemer doubles up on MOTOR silverware
Sleek sibling proves just as good against BFYB criteria
Upsized small hatch still a giant-killer, especially in the wet, but...
How many cars can you name that are still true to their original brief?
Has a lot of talent; doesn’t let it pool in any one area
Special it is, cheap it ain’t, and that’s the problem
Dynamic on the track, the hot Frenchie is compromised by ergonomics
Honest Korean warm hatch fails to ProCeed up the Bang ranking
Endeared less than the V8, but sharper price made all the difference
Couldn’t take the heat on the track, despite cold wet conditions
Nasty weather wasn’t going to stop us from naming Australia’s best new fast car under $100,000