Hatchbacks

 
2014 Volkswagen Scirocco

Volkswagen kills the Scirocco hatchback coupe

It's time to pour one out for Volkswagen's long-running two-door hatchback "coupe," the Scirocco. Volkswagen officially announced the Scirocco's demise and said it will not take additional orders for the car. Customers still seeking their own example will have to scour local European dealerships... read more

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New Ford Fiesta ST

Report: redesigned Fiesta ST to skip US

Ford unveiled a redesigned Fiesta last November, but almost a year on the Blue Oval remains cagey on whether we’ll see its latest subcompact in the United States. Based... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Kia Proceed concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Stunning Kia fastback concept previews next-gen Pro_cee’d compact

Kia on Tuesday revealed a stunning fastback called the Proceed concept. On show this week at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, we’re sad to report the concept... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
The new 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki debuts an all-new 2018 Swift Sport in Frankfurt

Suzuki bowed out of the U.S. market in late 2012. Its final products were actually well-built machines in the Kizashi mid-size sedan and SX4 compact hatchback. The problem... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Renault Mégane RS, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

2018 Renault Mégane RS makes debut, spicier Trophy model already confirmed

Renault’s newest rival to the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R has finally been revealed. The car is a new generation of the Mégane RS... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mini Cooper Works GP concept, 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

Concept hints at new Mini John Cooper Works GP

Mini is hinting at a new generation of its John Cooper Works GP with a concept on show this week at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. For those unfamiliar with the GP badge, it... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mini Electric Concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

BMW Group’s Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Honda Urban EV Concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Honda Urban EV concept marks the return of retro design

A long time ago, Honda built a car called the City. It was adorable, tiny, and has garnered something of a cult following today. Think of the Honda Urban EV concept, which... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes unveils EQA compact electric car concept in Frankfurt

Mercedes-Benz is committed to adding as many as 10 electric cars to its lineup by 2022, including SUVs, sedans, hatchbacks and even commercial vehicles. We were given a taste... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf: 150 miles of range for $30,875

Tesla has been stealing much of the limelight when it comes to electric cars, and for good reason, but Nissan and its Leaf shouldn’t be overlooked. The humble hatch is... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
2019 Hyundai Veloster N spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Hyundai Veloster N spy shots and video

Hyundai N only in July revealed its first model, the i30 N hot hatch, but the official performance division of the Korean automaker has more coming. The next will be a... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
2017 Mazda MAZDA3

2019 Mazda 3 coming with world-first HCCI tech?

Fuel-saving Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) technology has been in development for decades but could soon make an appearance in a production car. Early this... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi RS 7

2017 Audi RS 7 Performance first drive review: living with a $137K hatchback

Audi Sport's slogan is "Born on the track. Built for the road." While most of us would love to test the limits of any Audi Sport model on a racetrack, we'd also be happy to... read more August 4, 2017 by


 
2019 Honda Insight test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Honda Insight spy shots

Honda has started public road trials of a test mule for the third-generation Insight. The engineers are using the body of a Honda City which needed to be stretched and... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf spotted during photo shoot - Image via Broom

2018 Nissan Leaf leaked ahead of September 6 reveal

Nissan has locked in the reveal date for its next-generation Leaf. The covers will come off on September 6, with a formal debut likely to follow at the 2017 Frankfurt auto... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Suzuki Swift Sport

New Suzuki Swift Sport to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

The Suzuki Swift is a hot little hatch that was briefly offered in the United States in the late 1990s and still offered elsewhere. A redesigned model was launched earlier... read more July 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
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