Motor1 UK pits the two hottest hatches against one another.

The Honda Civic Type R is fresh out of the box and already we've put it up against its fiercest challenger in the form of the Ford Focus RS

We've long appreciated the prodigious talents of the RS, as evidenced by our review (which you can read below) – but the big question is, how does the Type R stack up against its greatest foe? Watch the video to find out.

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