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The 5 at 5 More horsepower for more get up and go.

LOOKING FOR A car with a bit more oomph? We’ve rounded up five cars with added get up and go for when you need a little more speed.

Whether you are looking for a dream car or something a bit more affordable we’ve got something for a variety of budgets. And a variety of styles too.

Under €50k

2018 BMW 3 Series, €49,950

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This BMW 3 Series is the 320d M Sport model Shadow Edition. The fast saloon is powered by a 190hp 2.0-litre Diesel engine mated to a sport auto transmission. It can accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 7.2 seconds.

Under €40k

2018 Audi A6, €39,995

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Another fast saloon on our list. This Audi A6 is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine making 150hp and mated to a six-speed manual transmission. This handsome motor can accelerate from a standstill to 100km/h in 9.2 seconds.

Under €35k

2018 Volkswagen Scirocco, €33,585

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The Volkswagen Scirocco is a sharp looking three-door coupe and this particular example is the Sport model. It is powered by a 2.0-litre TDI diesel eying that makes 150hp and is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. It can dash to 100km/h in a decent 8.6 seconds.

Under €30k

2018 Volkswagen Jetta, €27,845

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Yes, it’s a Jetta. This well-specced, sensible family saloon is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that makes 110hp and that is paired with a five-speed manual transmission. It accelerates from 0-100km/h in 11 seconds and on to a top speed of 197km/h.

Under €25k

2018 Opel Mokka, €24,720

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The Mokka is Opel’s compact SUV and it is powered by a refined 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine that makes a healthy 136hp. This particular model is paired with a six-speed manual gearbox. It can do the 0-100km/h dash in 9.9 seconds and goes on to a top speed of 191km/h.

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