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2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 Hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 Hatchback spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on a new generation of compact cars, and once again there will be a handful of hot offerings from the Mercedes-AMG division. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for AMG’s new A45 based on the next-gen A-Class Hatchback. Compared to prototypes for the regular A-Class... read more

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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


 
2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo

2018 BMW 6-Series preview

The BMW 6-Series started out life as a sporty coupe, though with the current generation BMW expanded the range to include a sedan (Gran Coupe). For the 2018 model year... read more July 17, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai i30 N

2018 Hyundai i30 N: Korea's Golf GTI rival revealed

With the reveal on Thursday of its first model, Hyundai's new performance division, Hyundai N, has made its aspirations clear: to directly challenge the mainstream... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2019 Mini Hardtop 4 Door facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mini Hardtop 4 Door spy shots

It was only in the past couple of months that we saw prototypes for updated versions of the Mini Hardtop and Mini Convertible. Now engineers from BMW’s small car brand... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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