Red 2010 Mazdaspeed3 going around a corner

The Mazdaspeed3 was the Hottest Hatch Before the Civic Type R

When it comes to hot hatchbacks, the Honda Civic Type R has been all the rage for the past few years. But a powerful, front-drive car is nothing new. The Volkswagen GTI was around long before and Mazda had a more powerful version of the Mazda3 hatchback about a decade before the Civic Type R …