2016 Hyundai i30 N spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 Hyundai i30 N Hot Hatch Spy Shots

Back in 2013, Hyundai established a new performance division that aimed to leverage the best of the automaker’s motorsport technology for future performance variants of its regular fleet. The new performance division was named the N division, signifying Hyundai’s Namyang R&D center... read more

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2016 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Plug-In Hybrid Edges Closer To Production

When BMW first previewed its 2-Series Active Tourer back in 2012 with the Concept Active Tourer, it chose to fit the vehicle with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, suggesting that... read more July 2, 2015 by 

Teaser for production Peugeot 308 R Hybrid

Peugeot Teases Production Version Of 500-Horsepower 308 R Hybrid Concept

Peugeot has just introduced a GTI version of its 308 hatchback that comes in 250- and 270-horsepower guises. However, the French automaker is planning a much more potent... read more July 1, 2015 by 

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R And Focus RS at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

2016 Mustang Shelby GT350R And Focus RS Take On The Goodwood Hill Climb: Video

Two stars from the new Ford Performance lineup, the 2016 Mustang Shelby GT350R and Focus RS, took on the famous hill climb during this past weekend’s Goodwood Festival... read more June 29, 2015 by 

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 4Matic

2016 Mercedes A-Class Debuts, Mercedes-AMG A45 Now With 375 HP: Video

Even in this era of engine downsizing and ever-present fuel economy and emissions regulations, the power wars are alive and well. Audi fired the last shot in the hot hatch... read more June 28, 2015 by 

2016 Ford Focus RS, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Ford Focus RS Coming With 345 Horsepower: Video

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has made big promises to blow your enthusiast face off as of late. The Blue Oval is certainly delivering too, with the arrival of a new GT... read more June 25, 2015 by 

2016 MINI Clubman

2016 MINI Clubman Is Bigger, More Premium

MINI’s new Clubman is finally here, and as hinted at by last year’s Clubman concept the second-generation model is both bigger than the one it replaces and much... read more June 24, 2015 by 

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 S leaked

2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Set For 2015 Goodwood Festival Of Speed Appearance

Mercedes-Benz’s current A-Class made its debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, and an updated version of the stylish hatch is due to go on sale in select markets towards... read more June 22, 2015 by 

Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

New Chevy Cruze Hatchback Coming To U.S., Hopefully With Hot GTI And Focus ST Rival In Tow

Here in the U.S., we only get the Chevrolet Cruze as a sedan but overseas there are hatchback and wagon bodystyles as well. Not offering the hatch in the U.S. is something... read more June 22, 2015 by 

2015 Subaru Impreza Sports Hybrid (Japanese spec)

Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid Launches In Japan

Subaru has unveiled its second hybrid though right now it’s only been confirmed for the Japanese market. The car is the Impreza Sport Hybrid, and it joins the previous... read more June 19, 2015 by 

Teaser for 2017 Infiniti Q30 debuting at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Infiniti Q30 Confirmed For 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show: Video

Infiniti’s first-ever compact car, the Q30 hatchback, has been confirmed for a debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, which gets underway September 15. It was at the... read more June 19, 2015 by 

2015 Peugeot 308 GTI

2015 Peugeot 308 GTI: Forbidden Fruit

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus ST and Volkswagen GTI better watch out as French automaker Peugeot has unveiled a new 308 GTI that delivers upwards of 270 horsepower... read more June 18, 2015 by 

2016 MINI Clubman spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 MINI Clubman Spy Shots

Despite the introduction of the Hardtop 4 Door (a 5 Door for other markets), there are no plans to phase out MINI's existing extra-versatile variant, the Clubman. Our latest... read more June 17, 2015 by 

2017 Infiniti Q30 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Infiniti Q30 Spy Shots

Infiniti’s upcoming Q30 and QX30 compacts are nearing the end of their long gestation, with a debut of at least one of the models, most likely the Q30 hatch, due to... read more June 15, 2015 by 

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2016 Fiat 500 Getting Updates, July 4th Reveal

Fiat will unveil an updated version of its 500 hatchback on July 4th. This particular date has great significance for Fiat—no, not because of Independence Day—as... read more June 11, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Next Volkswagen GTI To Pack 300 Horsepower?

Volkswagen is making moves to shorten its vehicle life cycles from seven to five years (with a mid-cycle update after the first three years) in an attempt to keep up with its... read more May 28, 2015 by 


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