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2020 Ford Focus ST spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Ford's new Focus ST tipped to receive RS's 2.3-liter engine

Ford has just redesigned its Focus but the sporty ST version isn't quite ready yet. (The debut is expected to take place at the 2019 Geneva auto show next March.) Prototypes for the new Focus ST suggest the car will follow a familiar path in terms of styling, but what's making up the mechanicals... read more

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2020 Ford Focus ST spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Hot on the heels of last week's reveal of the redesigned Ford Focus comes the first spy shots of a prototype for the car's sporty ST variant. Caught testing on the... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2020 Volkswagen Golf test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Volkswagen Golf spy shots

A test mule for the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, the nameplate's eighth iteration, has been spotted. A test mule is where the new mechanical package is hidden beneath the... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera

2018 Porsche Panamera first drive review: baser instincts

What’s the biggest sacrifice you’ve ever had to make? Drip coffee at home instead of a drive-thru latte? The middle seat in back, in coach? Okay, breathe. The... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

Toyota Corolla may be next in line for GR performance transformation

Toyota has a new Corolla on its hands, one that doesn't look like something your grandma would drive. Soon, though, the car may also get some performance upgrades to back its... read more April 12, 2018 by


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

BMW's next-gen 1-Series to spawn i1 electric variant?

The BMW Group will launch 12 electric cars by 2025, the first of which will be a model from Mini due in 2019. Most of the 12 cars will be electric versions of regular BMW... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
2020 Ford Focus

2020 Ford Focus preview

Ford on Tuesday took the covers off a redesigned Focus in hatchback, sedan and wagon body styles. The car represents the fourth generation of the popular compact and is due... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Teaser for 2019 Ford Focus debuting on April 10, 2018

Next Ford Focus teased ahead of April 10 reveal

Ford has started its teaser campaign for the next-generation Focus and confirmed the reveal date as April 10. The first teaser is a video revealing some intricate details... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback, 2018 New York auto show

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch debuts at 2018 New York auto show

We just saw it at the 2018 Geneva auto show, but now Toyota's new Corolla Hatchback has arrived in the United States for a local debut at this week's 2018 New York auto show... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback, 2018 New York auto show

Baby got back: 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback debuts in New York

As much as we love Audi Sport's latest RS 5 coupe, the car's two-door body is definitely a limiting factor. Which coupe owner doesn't feel a tinge of pain folding down the... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Opel Corsa GSi

Opel Corsa latest to receive GSi performance trim

German automaker Opel recently revived its GSi performance trim with a hot version of its Insignia sedan and wagon. Now, Opel has revealed the second model to receive the GSi... read more March 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Renault Clio RS 18

Renault rolls out F1-inspired Clio RS 18 hot hatch

Renault's Clio subcompact is quite popular in Europe thanks to its small size and relatively long features list. To help bolster the range and boost sales further, Renault... read more March 21, 2018 by


 
Armored Peugeot 205 GTI

This armored Peugeot 205 is the safest hot hatch in the world

The Peugeot 205 GTI never arrived to battle the Volkswagen Golf GTI on our shores. That's a shame because the ensuing hot hatch shootouts could've been the stuff of legend... read more March 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Veloster N

Hyundai Veloster N could get dual-clutch transmission in 2019

The first model from the Hyundai N performance division to be sold in the United States will be the Veloster N, which was revealed to the world in January at the 2018 Detroit... read more March 20, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai i30 N Fastback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Hyundai i30 N Fastback spy shots

Hyundai's newest Elantra GT has a sporty fastback variant sold overseas, and it's about to get the N performance treatment. The standard version of the car is called the i30... read more March 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica

2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica is all dressed up and blue

The 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica pushes the luxury sport hatchback a bit further upscale. Ahead the Stinger's sophomore year, Kia unveiled Tuesday in Colorado a limited... read more March 7, 2018 by


 
 

 
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