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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT confirmed for 2017 Chicago auto show

Hyundai has released the first photos of the 2018 Elantra GT ahead of a debut at the 2017 Chicago auto show. We’ve already seen the redesigned Elantra GT, however, as the car is the Americanized version of the Hyundai i30 (shown below) that debuted last fall at the 2016 Paris auto show. The... read more

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype, 2016 Paris auto show

Update: Honda confirms manual-only Civic Type R

Update: In response to a report that the upcoming Civic Type R will be available with a CVT, Honda has confirmed that the car will be offered exclusively with a 6-speed... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi A1 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Audi A1 spy shots

Engineers from Audi are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the A1 subcompact hatchback. The current A1 debuted in 2010 and sadly was never offered in the United... read more January 2, 2017 by


 
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 (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


 
 

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