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Get That Pig Out of My Lane!

The new VW R32 redefines the hot-hatchback category: 237 horsepower, zero to 60 in six flat, and most important, all-wheel drive. Slap a roof box on this rocket and you've got a mountain ride that'll make light work of nine-SUV-passes on those tricky off-camber corners. ($30,000;