Twin Test Review | VW Polo GTI vs SEAT Ibiza Cupra Black

On paper these two VAG family cousins share many similarities but, peel back the surface, and you’ll discover that things aren’t quite so homogenous. Which Spanish-built supermini wins out though? If you’ve read our review of the SEAT Ibiza Cupra you’ll know there is a lot to like about this condensed hot hatch. However, sharing a powertrain and platform with the…

Friday Photo – New Polo GTI

Having owned a total of six Polos amongst the team of EngageSportMode’s contributors, it’s fair to say we’re fans of the Volkswagen supermini. We’re even bigger fans when it comes to the GTI version, with ESM’s editor describing his beloved 6N2 GTI as ‘the best car he’s ever owned’. So excitement was understandably high when photos…

A Girl Writes – It’s a Boy/Girl Thing

In the first of her articles for EngageSportMode, ESM’s OH discusses whether or not there is such a thing as a “girl’s car”. During ESM’s recent and well documented quest for his new investment, there have been mutterings, generally from ESM’s Mate Steve, about “girl’s cars” and which models ESM should avoid, lest he be…