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2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Priced From $24,795

Mazda is introducing a revamped Mazda3 for 2012 and this week announced pricing details for the range, which goes on sale over the coming months. The model we’re most interested in is the 2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed3, which is priced at $24,795 including destination, up just $300 on the outgoing... read more

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Ford Fiesta ST Concept live photos

Ford Fiesta ST Concept Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Unveiled this morning to the web's salivating hordes of hot-hatch mongers, the Fiesta ST Concept is a tantalizing piece of small-footprint sportiness. And it looks just as... read more September 13, 2011 by 

Ford Fiesta ST Concept

Ford Fiesta ST Concept Preview: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Though its bigger, production-bound brother, the 2012 Focus ST, stole the hot-hatch limelight yesterday, today Ford released the Fiesta ST Concept, and it just might be the... read more September 13, 2011 by 

Ford Focus ST five-door, Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2011

2012 Ford Focus ST Hatchback Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Yes, hot hatch fans, we're finally getting one of Ford's proper Focuses in ST trim. No, it's not an RS. Yes, you'll get over it. What you might not get over is the fact that... read more September 13, 2011 by 

2012 Ford Focus ST

2012 Ford Focus ST Preview: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

The 2012 Ford Focus ST has been traversing the show circuit for a while now, making its debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Today, the production version was revealed at the... read more September 12, 2011 by 

Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki Swift Sport: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

The Suzuki Swift Sport is the very definition of a hot hatch, with the previous generation of the car winning accolades for its serious street performance, bargain pricing... read more September 12, 2011 by 

2012 Ford Focus ST

Saab Thrown To The Wolves, 2012 Focus ST, New Mercedes Models: Today's Car News

Saab has been denied bankruptcy protection by a Swedish court. [MotorAuthority] The abandoned Acura NSX in Dubai has been sold for parts. [MotorAuthority] Audi's TT RS race... read more September 8, 2011 by 

2013 Mercedes-Benz A25 AMG spy shots

2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Spy Video

UPDATE: The new Mercedes-Benz A Class has been revealed. Click here for all the details. We’ve already seen spy shots of the upcoming 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class luxury... read more September 8, 2011 by 

2012 Ford Focus ST prototype

2012 Ford Focus ST Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut: Video

We already know what it will look like, as well as most of its specs, but Ford is likely to have a few surprises up its sleeve when it unveils the sporty 2012 Ford Focus ST... read more September 8, 2011 by 

2012 Hyundai Veloster online configurator

2012 Hyundai Veloster Online Configurator Now Live

We already know the 2012 Hyundai Veloster will set you back at least $18,060 including destination, but now you can know how much the car will cost when kitted out to your... read more August 29, 2011 by 

2013 Ford Fiesta ST Spy Shots

2013 Ford Fiesta ST Spy Video

The new Focus ST isn’t the only hot hatch brewing at Ford. The automaker’s European division is also readying a brand new Fiesta ST, a prototype of which has been... read more August 26, 2011 by 

2012 Ford Focus ST spy shots

2012 Ford Focus ST To Show At Woodward Dream Cruise

The 2012 Ford Focus ST is anything but a secret; we've seen spy shots, spy videos, the official unveiling at the Paris auto show last year and again at Detroit, and official... read more August 16, 2011 by 

2010 Ford Focus RS (European edition)

Next-Gen Ford Focus RS In The Works: Report

While there have been rumblings that Ford would not produce a successor to its all-out-insane 305 horsepower, front-wheel drive Focus RS, a mysterious Focus test-mule with... read more August 5, 2011 by 

2010 Volkswagen GTI

Power Boost For MkVII Volkswagen Golf GTI: Report

Development of Volkswagen’s MkVII Golf is well underway, with the new car on track to come onto the market towards the end of next year as a 2013 model. While a... read more July 19, 2011 by 

2011 Suzuki Swift S-Concept

Suzuki Swift Sport On Sale In Early 2012, But Not In U.S.

The production version of the stylish S-Concept unveiled last March at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the highly anticipated Suzuki Swift Sport, is set to go on sale early next... read more July 15, 2011 by 

2010 Mazda MazdaSPEED3

Which Hot Hatch Is King? #YouTellUs

From the torque-steer laden Mazdaspeed3 to the all-wheel drive Subaru WRX, enthusiasts have a plethora of choices when it comes to buying a hot hatchback. But with so many... read more July 8, 2011 by 


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