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Volkswagen Golf GTE Performance concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW unveils 268-horsepower Golf GTE Performance concept at 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen waited until Thursday’s opening day for the 2017 Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest to release details on yet another hot hatch concept present at the Austrian event. Joining the Up! GTI and hybrid Golf GTI and Golf GTE SportWagen concepts at the event is the Golf GTE Performance... read more

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class spy shots and video

A new generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class compact hatch is brewing and we have new, more revealing spy shots as well as video. We’ve already been treated with a... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo

Report: Next 3-Series GT to join 4-Series family, offer electric option

With BMW’s next 5-Series Gran Turismo set to receive 6-Series badging, it makes sense that the smaller 3-Series Gran Turismo will eventually join the 4-Series family... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Polo spy shots and video

Volkswagen’s Polo subcompact is now the oldest model in the German brand’s lineup, with the current, fifth-generation model having made its debut as far back as... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW 1-Series Hatchback gets minor updates ahead of redesigned model’s arrival

BMW is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 1-Series Hatchback, but before the new car arrives the current model on sale overseas since 2011 will be given one last... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
Peugot 106 Turbo

This 500-horsepower Peugeot 106 is awesome, horrible

The humble Peugeot 106 makes a paltry 118 horsepower in its most vicious trim. This one makes 500, all thrashing through what began life as a stock 1.6-liter inline-4. Built... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 Volkswagen Polo

2018 Volkswagen Polo teased ahead of June reveal

A new generation of the Volkswagen Polo, the nameplate’s sixth iteration, is just around the corner. Camouflaged prototypes have been testing across Europe for the past... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Renault Mégane RS leaked

2018 Renault Mégane RS leaked

The first photo of Renault’s rival to the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R has surfaced ahead of an expected debut at the 2017 Formula One Monaco... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai i30 N spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Hyundai i30 N spy shots and video

It was in 2013 that Hyundai established a new performance division to leverage its motorsport technology, honed primarily in the World Rally Championship, for hot versions of... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, 2017 Geneva auto show

Porsche dealers are clamoring for a five-seat Panamera hatchback

Automakers seem to be in the business of giving consumers choices once again. Among those choices: A handful of marques have decided to try and reignite the old love affair... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R during April 3, 2017 Nürburgring record attempt

2017 Honda Civic Type R sets front-wheel-drive ‘Ring record

Honda has done it. The automaker’s 2017 Civic Type R is now the fastest front-wheel-drive production car around the Nürburgring. The 306-horsepower hot hatch... read more April 24, 2017 by


 
2018 Mini Hardtop facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Mini Hardtop spy shots

Mini’s third-generation Hardtop (previously referred to as a Cooper) is approaching the midway point in its life cycle and will soon be updated to keep it looking and... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
2019 Ford Focus spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next Ford Focus ST upping the power?

There are a few rumors swirling about with regards to the next-generation Ford Focus. Specifically, these pertain to the more hot-blooded ST variant and what sort of mill... read more April 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R, 2017 New York Auto Show

2018 VW Golf lineup nipped, tucked, tech'd

Volkswagen's ever-growing lineup of compact hatchbacks and wagons has a modestly revised look and some additional technology for the 2018 model year. The updated range was... read more April 12, 2017 by


 
Hyundai i30 N race car on the Nürburgring

Virtually production-ready Hyundai i30 N will race in 2017 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Motorsport provides a fun, challenging and highly-visible avenue for car development, and it’s a well-worn path Hyundai will undertake for the first model from its... read more April 12, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots

The current BMW 1-Series Hatchback is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars, because it comes with a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and available inline-6... read more April 11, 2017 by


 
 

 
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