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The classic hot hatches disappearing from our roads

Autocar Logo By Autocar of Autocar | Slide 1 of 27: If the cars were animals, the WWF would class them as ‘critically endangered’. Some never sold hugely in the first place, while others have rusted away or died in a hedgerow or farmer’s field.Here, then, are the hot hatches on the verge of extinction. The also-rans and the obscure. Many of the following cars are rarer in the UK than a McLaren Senna, while some are more exclusive than a McLaren F1. The figures are sourced via the How Many Left? website using DVLA data, which lags somewhat so please bear that in mind:

Many hot hatches of the 1980s and 1990s are heading towards extinction.

If the cars were animals, the WWF would class them as critically endangered’. Some never sold hugely in the first place, while others have rusted away or died in a hedgerow or farmers field.

Here, then, are the hot hatches on the verge of extinction. The also-rans and the obscure. Many of the following cars are rarer in the UK than a McLaren Senna, while some are more exclusive than a McLaren F1. The figures are sourced via the How Many Left? website using DVLA data, which lags somewhat so please bear that in mind:

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