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2015 Volkswagen Golf R

2015 VW Golf R Pre-Orders Sell Out In Less Than 11 Hours

If you wanted one of the first 2015 Volkswagen Golf R models in the U.S., you're out of luck. Pre-orders for the first 500 units of the latest version of the hottest Golf sold out in less than 11 hours. The virtual order books opened online at 12:01 a.m. January 8, and all of the cars were spoken... read more

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2015 Audi RS 3 Sportback

2015 Audi RS 3 Sportback Revealed, U.S. Launch Still Pending

Audi’s new RS 3 Sportback, the ultimate A3, has been revealed as the most powerful compact car in production, managing to edge out Mercedes-Benz’s A45 AMG and... read more December 12, 2014 by 


 
2016 Ford Focus RS spy shots

2016 Ford Focus RS Confirmed For U.S.--UPDATE

UPDATE: A new generation of the Ford Focus RS has been confirmed for sale in the U.S. It will form part of a new portfolio of sporty Ford products grouped under the Ford... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop

2015 MINI John Cooper Works Revealed Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show

MINI’s all-new Hardtop is a lot of fun in Cooper and Cooper S trim but lacking from the lineup is the sporty John Cooper Works variant, which has been revealed today... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
2016 Infiniti Q30 spy shots

2016 Infiniti Q30 Spy Shots

Infiniti’s entry-level model at present is the Q40, which is essentially a rebadged version of the previous G37 sedan, but in the coming years the automaker will add... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback facelift spy shots

2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback Spy Shots (With Interior)

BMW is planning a subtle facelift for its 1-Series Hatchback sold overseas, as these latest spy shots reveal. The shots include prototypes for both the three- and five-door... read more December 4, 2014 by 


 
2016 Ford Focus RS spy shots

2016 Ford Focus RS Spy Shots

A new generation of the awesome Ford Focus RS is no longer the subject of rumors, as prototypes for the car have been spotted for well over a year now. The new Focus RS is... read more October 15, 2014 by 


 
Audi A1 quattro

Audi quattro Chief Stephan Reil Rules Out RS 1

Even though there have been rumblings that a high-performance RS version of Audi’s entry-level A1 could be coming, the boss of the automaker’s quattro performance... read more October 15, 2014 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback (three-door)

First Details On Next-Generation BMW 1-Series

BMW’s current-generation 1-Series hatchback (sold overseas) is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars because it has a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and... read more June 10, 2014 by 


 
2016 Mazda 2 spy shots

2016 Mazda 2 Spy Shots

It was only at last month’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show that Mazda rolled out its next-gen Mazda 2-previewing Hazumi concept car, and now we have the first spy shots of a... read more April 23, 2014 by 


 
2014 MINI Cooper S

2014 MINI Cooper First Drive

The essence of the classic Mini Cooper is easy to define: it's endearingly small. What happens when you mess with the "small" part? In more than a decade since Mini... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mazda 3

2014 Mazda 3: Ditches The Smile, Adds New Technology

We've been keeping close tabs on the new 2014 Mazda 3 for months, including spy shots galore, and now it's finally here. The third-generation compact hatchback and sedan from... read more June 26, 2013 by 


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

2014 Ford Fiesta ST: 35 MPG Highway

The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST offers an impressive combination of performance and price, outdoing the Fiat 500 Abarth, Chevy Sonic RS, and Mini Cooper S on the numbers, and, based... read more May 29, 2013 by 


 
The Life Ball charity event, to raise money for HIV and AIDS research - image: Christoph Leder

MINI Recruits Designer Roberto Cavalli For The 2013 Life Ball Paceman

On May 25, MINI will be supporting the Life Ball AIDS charity event for the 13th consecutive year, with a MINI Paceman created especially for the event by designer Roberto... read more March 25, 2013 by 


 
Hyundai Veloster RE:MIX

Hyundai Delivers Its First Special Edition Veloster RE:MIX

Last October, Hyundai rolled out the production version of its Veloster RE:MIX at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Embracing the RE:MIX ethos of “individual... read more February 22, 2013 by 


 
2011 Infiniti Etherea Concept

Infiniti Chooses To Build New Compact In-House

After announcing in May that it would call on Austrian independent vehicle manufacturer Magna Steyr to build its upcoming compact car, believed to be a production version of... read more October 19, 2012 by 


 
 

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