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2018 Ford Fiesta ST spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Median

New Fiesta ST to debut in late 2017

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] on Tuesday unveiled its redesigned Fiesta but the model we’re most interested in, the new Fiesta ST, is still more than a year away from hitting showrooms. Speaking with Dutch website AutoRAI, Tyrone Johnson, who heads development of ST and RS models at Ford... read more

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2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW 6-Series GT spy shots: 5-Series GT gets a new name

The BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo is soon to be phased out, but before you pop the champagne cork over the demise of the ungainly luxo-hatch note that it isn’t completely... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2018 Audi S5 Sportback, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

2018 Audi A5 Sportback is the baby A7 you've been waiting for

While we disagree on what constitutes a "coupe," the 2018 Audi A5 Sportback was busy breaking cover on Wednesday at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, ahead of the market launch... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 VW e-Golf debuts with more power, range

Following the emergence of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group, in an attempt to clean up its image, announced plans to launch 30 electric cars by 2025. But VW... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Soul Turbo first drive review - Image via Jeff Jablansky

2017 Kia Soul Turbo first drive review

The Soul hatchback has been very, very good to Kia. Where some car companies believe in their most expensive products to exemplify their respective brand identities, Kia has... read more November 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

Motor Authority Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Ford Focus RS

By their nature, hot hatches are a little juvenile. They start out as economy cars and add turbocharged power, big wings, wide tires, sport suspensions, and all manner of... read more November 11, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Volkswagen Golf debuts with more power, tech

Volkswagen’s taking its humble Golf down the high-tech road by introducing some advanced features not normally found in the compact class. The features are part of a... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
BMW M2 vs. Focus RS

BMW M2 vs. Ford Focus RS: Have turbos, will travel

Being low man on the totem pole isn't always so bad. Two of our finalists for the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2017 award, the 2016 BMW M2 and 2016 Ford Focus RS, started... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

2016 Ford Focus RS video road test

Time for a confession. We've been angry all these years. Europe has been sliding around behind the wheel of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS for years. Here in... read more November 6, 2016 by


 
Honda Civic Type R Prototype, 2016 Paris auto show

Honda Civic Type R Prototype to appear at 2016 SEMA show

Following its debut at September’s 2016 Paris auto show, Honda’s Civic Type R Prototype is now en route to Las Vegas for an appearance at the 2016 SEMA show. The... read more October 31, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS by Roush, 2016 SEMA show

Ford reveals first of its SEMA-bound 2016 Focus RS hatchbacks

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS may turn out to be one of the most popular cars at the upcoming 2016 SEMA show. Why? Because it combines two traits vehicle modifiers... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf

2018 Volkswagen Golf to debut early November

Volkswagen's seventh-generation Golf is about to receive some updates. The updated car should be on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model. The German automaker has confirmed that... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
2018 Honda Civic Type R spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Honda Civic Type R spy shots and video

It’s been exactly one year since we last saw prototypes for Honda’s new Civic Type R and now we have new spy shots and video of the latest testers for the... read more October 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Detroit

Sporty or blowing smoke? Chevy says diesel Cruze RS coming

General Motors Company's [NYSE:GM] chief in North America said Tuesday the automaker plans on offering a diesel-powered version of the 2018 Chevy Cruze RS... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

2016 Ford Focus RS first drive review: The hottest of the hatches

Ford couldn't have released the Focus RS at a better time. The Mitsubishi Evo is officially dead, and the Subaru WRX STI is getting long in the tooth. The most recent... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Hyundai RN30 concept, 2016 Paris auto show

RN30 concept previews Hyundai’s first ‘N’ performance car

Hyundai established a standalone performance division in 2015 to develop cars leveraging knowhow from its various motorsport programs, namely its World Rally Championship... read more September 30, 2016 by


 
 

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