2. 2011 Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy

Notable Features: 0-62 mph time of 6 seconds flat, 265 hp 2.0-L turbocharged engine, top speed of 158 mph.

Complex Says: This is Renault's new flagship hot hatch, and it delivers the speed, handling, and general sense of driving excitement that you want in a well-crafted hot hatch. Limited to just 500 units, lucky owners in the UK also receive access to all Renaultsport track days for the 2012 calendar year.