Hatchbacks

 
2017 Honda Civic Type R

2017 Honda Civic Type R priced at $34,775

For years, Honda has been teasing us with the promise of a Civic Type R for the United States. We’re glad to report that the wait is finally over as the car is now on sale. It also has its first television spot up and running. Honda on Thursday confirmed a starting price of $34,775, including... read more

June 14, 2017 by
 
2018 Porsche Panamera 4S

2018 Porsche Panamera 4S first drive review: the quiet heretic

What’s a little heresy among friends? Porsche put out its first Cayenne SUV in 2003, and oh, the hand-wringing, the garment-rending. The haterade flowed like Dom in the... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai i30 N races in the 2017 24 Hours Nürburgring

Hyundai i30 N survives 24 Hours Nürburgring race

Motorsport provides a fun, challenging and highly-visible avenue for car development, and it’s a well-worn path Hyundai has taken for the first model from its... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition

2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition comes with mechanical, styling upgrades

It appears Ford’s been listening to fans. The automaker has implemented some upgrades on its Focus RS for 2018 after evaluating feedback on social media. The upgrades... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Report: Mercedes planning electric hatch concept for 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes 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 of... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Performance concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW unveils 268-horsepower Golf GTE Performance concept at 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen waited until Thursday’s opening day for the 2017 Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest to release details on yet another hot hatch concept present at the... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW reveals GTI hybrid concept with rear-axle electric motor

This year’s Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest is upon us and Volkswagen has revealed some exciting concepts. Last week we were treated to the production-bound Up!... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R ad

First ad for the 2017 Honda Civic Type R drops

Honda has long had a penchant for motorsports, and it has translated into an iconic nameplate for the brand's road cars: Type R. Except, the United States has mostly been... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Up! GTI concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen builds an Up! GTI for 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen’s pint-sized Up! hatchback has received the GTI treatment. The car, still a concept, debuts next week at the 2017 Wörthersee Tour and will enter... read more May 19, 2017 by


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

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class spy shots and video

A new generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class compact hatch is brewing and we have new, more revealing spy shots as well as video. We’ve already been treated with a... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo

Report: Next 3-Series GT to join 4-Series family, offer electric option

With BMW’s next 5-Series Gran Turismo set to receive 6-Series badging, it makes sense that the smaller 3-Series Gran Turismo will eventually join the 4-Series family... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R

2017 Honda Civic Type R boasts 25 mpg combined

Fun and frugal: the best of both worlds. It's typically hard to come by, but occasionally, Goldilocks syndrome sets in. The 2017 Honda Civic Type R may classify as one... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Polo spy shots and video

Volkswagen’s Polo subcompact is now the oldest model in the German brand’s lineup, with the current, fifth-generation model having made its debut as far back as... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW 1-Series Hatchback gets minor updates ahead of redesigned model’s arrival

BMW is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 1-Series Hatchback, but before the new car arrives the current model on sale overseas since 2011 will be given one last... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
Peugot 106 Turbo

This 500-horsepower Peugeot 106 is awesome, horrible

The humble Peugeot 106 makes a paltry 118 horsepower in its most vicious trim. This one makes 500, all thrashing through what began life as a stock 1.6-liter inline-4. Built... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Renault Mégane RS leaked

2018 Renault Mégane RS leaked

The first photo of Renault’s rival to the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R has surfaced ahead of an expected debut at the 2017 Formula One Monaco... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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