Hatchbacks

 
2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 Spy Shots

Volkswagen shocked many when it rolled out its 395-horsepower Golf R 400 concept back at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. But what was more shocking was that the wild concept was quickly confirmed for production. Now we have our first look at what’s almost certain to be a prototype for the... read more

May 20, 2015 by
 
2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Spy Shots

Mercedes-Benz is preparing a subtle facelift for its A-Class compact hatch sold overseas, and that means the high-performance A45 variant developed by Mercedes-AMG will... read more May 12, 2015 by


 
2016 Smart ForTwo, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Smart ForTwo makes U.S. debut

The third-generation Smart car made its world debut last summer, in both two-door ForTwo and four-door ForFour bodystyles. The car has now made its U.S. debut, appearing at... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Ford Focus RS U.S. Specs, Availability Confirmed: Live Photos And Video

Come spring 2016, the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new Focus RS will be sitting in dealerships all across the country. You don't have to wait until then to get a good... read more April 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Honda Civic Type R

Honda Confirms Civic Hatchback For Global Markets

Lately, there have been rumors Honda’s version of the Civic compact hatch sold overseas will be offered in the U.S. in the near future, raising hopes that the Civic... read more March 31, 2015 by


 
2016 Opel Astra spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 Opel Astra Spy Shots

With development of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze now largely finalized, one of the next vehicles to be spun off General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] revised D2XX compact car... read more March 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Honda Civic Type R

European Honda Civic Headed For North America In Mid-2016: Report

Lately, there have been rumors Honda’s version of the Civic compact hatch sold overseas will be offered in the U.S. in the near future, raising hopes that the Civic... read more March 19, 2015 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Spy Shots

The latest A-Class saw a major shift in design for Mercedes-Benz’s entry-level nameplate, moving from the tall, MPV-like design of previous generations to a sportier... read more March 19, 2015 by


 
2015 Honda Civic Type R sets new front-drive Nürburgring lap record

2015 Honda Civic Type R sets new FWD ‘Ring record

While lap times at the Nürburgring Nordschleife have long been a contentious issue for car fans and manufacturers alike—and rightly so—when the new... read more March 3, 2015 by


 
Honda Civic Type R

2015 Honda Civic Type R: 305 hp and 0-62 mph in 5.7 seconds

After what seems like an excessively long gestation period for what’s essentially a hotted-up variant of a car already on sale—Honda says the development was five... read more March 3, 2015 by


 
2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2015 Chicago Auto Show

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Live Photos: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

The hatchback scene in the U.S. is always in a tenuous position. It feels like, at any moment, the whole thing could unravel and we’d be left with nothing but sedans... read more February 13, 2015 by


 
Ken Block in the new Ford Focus RS

Ken Block Rips Around Ford’s Cologne Plant In The New Focus RS: Video

Yesterday we saw the covers come off the new Ford Focus RS and now we get to see Ken Block tackle the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] plant in Cologne, Germany in the... read more February 4, 2015 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS Coming With More Than 316 HP, All-Wheel Drive: Video

Following last night’s leak, we now have official details for the latest generation of the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] awesome Focus RS. The third-generation... read more February 3, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R-Line (European-spec)

Volkswagen Golf Gets Sporty R-Line Trim

Volkswagen has added its sporty R-Line upgrade for its Golf hatchback over in Europe, and with any luck we’ll see it offered at dealerships here in the U.S. The R-Line... read more February 2, 2015 by


 
2014 Ford Fiesta ST (Euro spec)  -  First Drive, March 2013

Report: New Fiesta RS may join Focus RS in Ford’s hot hatch fleet

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is about to unleash upon the world a new generation of its Focus RS on February 3, however, the car may not be the only high-performance... read more January 29, 2015 by


 
2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback equipped with M Sport package

Forbidden Fruit: 2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW’s 1-Series Hatchback has come in for its mid-cycle update and has received new some styling and powertrains in the process. The 1-Series Hatchback isn't sold in the... read more January 16, 2015 by


 
 

 
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