Hatchbacks

 
2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots and video

The current BMW 1-Series Hatchback is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars, because it comes with a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and available inline-6 engines. That's odd because the rear-wheel-drive layout eats into interior space, making an already tight cabin even tighter, while... read more

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2018 Fiat 500

2018 Fiat 500 goes all-turbo, all the time

To put a little more pep in the 2018 Fiat 500 lineup's step, the Italian announced Thursday at the Chicago auto show that it is making a more powerful turbocharged engine... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi A7, January, 2018 media drive, Cape Town, South Africa

2019 Audi A7 first drive review: evolution in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa - The South African landscape is unusually parched. Late January is midsummer here, and the country is in the throes of a drought that threatens the... read more February 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class aims higher for compact luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz has new ideas for the compact-luxury car class, and the 2018 A-Class is the first indication. On Friday, the luxury brand unveiled the new A-Class hatchback... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
2019 Lynk & Co. 04 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Lynk & Co. 04 spy shots

The third model from Volvo sister company Lynk & Co. has been spotted. It's a compact hatchback set to reach the market sometime in 2019. Lynk & Co. is already... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
Mini Electric Concept rendering, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Report: Next-gen Minis could come from China, ride on platform deveoped with Great Wall

The BMW Group is in the requirements phase for its next-generation Mini family and options on the table reportedly include building the cars in China on a platform shared... read more January 28, 2018 by


 
2020 Mini Electric spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Mini Electric spy shots

Mini is set to launch an electric Hardtop in 2019, and we've got the first spy shots of a prototype. The car was previewed by the Mini Electric concept at 2017's Frankfurt... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Onboard footage from 2017 Toyota Yaris GRMN at Spain's Castellolí circuit

Toyota Yaris GRMN hits the track

As much as we love cars like the Ford Focus RS and Honda Civic Type R, there's no denying they lack the lightness and chuckable feeling of hot hatches from the '80s and '90s... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Next-gen Volkswagen Golf coming in 2019

Volkswagen on Friday revealed critical details on its next-generation Golf during a presentation with suppliers. The automaker said it is spending $2.2 billion developing the... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Veloster N, 2018 Detroit auto show

2019 Hyundai Veloster N marks brand's foray into hot hatchbacks

Who says auto shows can't surprise anymore? After releasing the details on its redesigned 2019 Veloster, Hyundai pulled a fast one on the 2018 Detroit auto show on Monday... read more January 16, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Veloster, 2018 Detroit auto show

Surprise! 2019 Hyundai Veloster lives on with redesign

The Hyundai Veloster seemed like a safe bet in the automotive death pool. Here was an odd, not very useful hatchback that wasn’t very good to drive from a brand that... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Mini Cooper, 2018 Detroit auto show

Meet the new 2019 Mini Cooper, same as the old Mini

The new 2019 Mini Cooper hatchback and convertible broke cover Tuesday, lifted straight from the pages of "If It Ain't Broke." Not much on the new model has changed, aside... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
Teaser for 2019 Hyundai Veloster debuting at 2018 North American International Auto Show

2019 Hyundai Veloster teased ahead of Detroit debut

Hyundai’s Veloster is a great deal of fun for buyers on a budget. It offers agile handling, punchy performance and decent space—all for a reasonable starting... read more January 7, 2018 by


 
2019 Mini Hardtop facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mini Hardtop spy shots

Mini’s third-generation Hardtop is encroaching on the midway point in its life cycle and will soon be updated to keep it looking and feeling fresh. A prototype for the... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Buick Regal Sportback

2018 Buick Regal Sportback first drive review: the crossover of cars

The decision to do away with a sedan shape and offer the 2018 Buick Regal as a hatchback (called Sportback) and a wagon (called Tour X) is an odd one at first blush. After... read more December 19, 2017 by


 
2019 Toyota Corolla iM (Auris) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Toyota Corolla iM (Auris) spy shots

Toyota is out testing the next generation of its Corolla iM compact hatch. The vehicle is not yet confirmed for sale in the United States but elsewhere it will be marketed as... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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