Hatchbacks

 
2019 Hyundai Veloster N, 2018 Detroit auto show

2019 Hyundai Veloster N marks brand's foray into hot hatchbacks

Who says auto shows can't surprise anymore? After releasing the details on its redesigned 2019 Veloster, Hyundai pulled a fast one on the 2018 Detroit auto show on Monday, introducing the first member of its long-awaited N performance line. The 2019 Hyundai Veloster N is the most extreme... read more

January 16, 2018 by
 
Teaser for 2019 Hyundai Veloster debuting at 2018 North American International Auto Show

2019 Hyundai Veloster teased ahead of Detroit debut

Hyundai’s Veloster is a great deal of fun for buyers on a budget. It offers agile handling, punchy performance and decent space—all for a reasonable starting... read more January 7, 2018 by


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

2019 Mini Hardtop spy shots

Mini’s third-generation Hardtop is encroaching on the midway point in its life cycle and will soon be updated to keep it looking and feeling fresh. A prototype for the... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Buick Regal Sportback

2018 Buick Regal Sportback first drive review: the crossover of cars

The decision to do away with a sedan shape and offer the 2018 Buick Regal as a hatchback (called Sportback) and a wagon (called Tour X) is an odd one at first blush. After... read more December 19, 2017 by


 
2019 Toyota Corolla iM (Auris) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Toyota Corolla iM (Auris) spy shots

Toyota is out testing the next generation of its Corolla iM compact hatch. The vehicle is not yet confirmed for sale in the United States but elsewhere it will be marketed as... read more December 13, 2017 by


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

2019 Ford Focus spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Ford Focus has been spotted again, and this time it's wearing its final skin. This suggests the reveal is coming up soon. The car... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots and video

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 November 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger GT

2018 Kia Stinger video road test

You're not alone in scratching your head at the idea of a high-performance Kia, especially one that looks as good as the 2018 Stinger. One look through the spec sheet should... read more November 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo

2018 Porsche Panamera video road test

To Porsche enthusiasts, the Panamera may be heresy. The engine is up front instead of mounted in the middle or the rear. The Panamera debuted in 2010 and immediately became... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Honda Civic Type R

Honda Civic Type R: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2018

Every year at Motor Authority we drive hundreds of vehicles to tell you what's best—swank luxury sedans to hypercars that chew through miles. This year we had a... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
This is an Audi S1 on tracks

This is an Audi S1 on tracks and it looks like fantastic fun

When Audi decided to take its diminutive A1, it probably figured that an S variant would soon follow. The automaker probably never considered, however, that someone would buy... read more November 5, 2017 by


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

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback spy shots and video

A new generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class compact hatch is brewing and we have new spy shots that reveal the complete design. We also have a video showing a prototype on... read more November 3, 2017 by


 
Ford Performance Drift Stick for the Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS Drift Stick provides on-demand sideways action

As if the Ford Focus RS's famed "Drift Mode" isn't enough, Ford Performance used the 2017 SEMA show to reveal its next supplement to on-demand sideways action: the Drift... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

VW testing Polo R but undecided on production

Volkswagen in the summer unveiled a new generation of its Polo subcompact. The most potent model is the Polo GTI with 197 horsepower on tap, but an even spicier Polo R has... read more November 1, 2017 by


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

2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 hatchback spy shots and video

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. The latest spy shots and... read more October 27, 2017 by


 
Mazda Kai concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Next-gen Mazda 3 previewed with Kai technology concept

Mazda on Wednesday at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show unveiled a pair of concepts that preview upcoming technologies and design themes. One of these is in the form of a compact... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
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