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Teaser for hot Toyota Yaris debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Toyota reveals 210-horsepower Yaris, Gazoo name rumored

To coincide with its return to the World Rally Championship in 2017, Toyota will launch a high-performance version of its Yaris subcompact hatchback inspired by the new Yaris rally car. On Thursday, Toyota released the first photos of the car and confirmed it will be coming with 210 horsepower. The... read more

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2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

VW GTI Clubsport S smashes its own Nürburgring lap record

Volkswagen has a version of its GTI that delivers 306 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. It’s called the GTI Clubsport S and in May the car set a Nürburgring... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

More power and torque for 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen in November provided an early look at an updated version of its seventh-generation Golf. Among the changes in store for the popular hatch is a refreshed exterior... read more December 26, 2016 by


 
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... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Fiesta (European spec)

2018 Ford Fiesta revealed, features cylinder deactivation for inline-3

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned Fiesta. The car is expected in the United States in late 2017, as a 2018 model, and represents the seventh... read more November 29, 2016 by


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

Report: BMW 6-Series GT to feature M650i M Performance model

BMW’s 5-Series Gran Turismo is set to be replaced in 2017 by a sleeker, sexier model widely expected to be badged a 6-Series. Backing this up is the sighting of a... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW to build e-Golf at Transparent Factory

Volkswagen’s famous Transparent Factory in the German city of Dresden will soon be churning out cars again. The plant, which features glass walls and an open-plan... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
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


 
 

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