Hatchbacks

 
2019 Ford Focus spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next Ford Focus ST upping the power?

There are a few rumors swirling about with regards to the next-generation Ford Focus. Specifically, these pertain to the more hot-blooded ST variant and what sort of mill might make its way under the hood of this Blue Oval-brand hot hatch. In the current car, we're used to the turbocharged... read more

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport first drive review: the sporty choice...for now

Though it may seem like the terms “Honda Civic” and “hatchback” are inextricably linked, in truth the brand as well known for its lawnmowers as its... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
Akrapovič titanium exhaust for MkVII Volkswagen Golf R

VW Golf R buyers can now add factory-blessed Akrapovič titanium exhaust

You may not have heard of Akrapovič, but the Slovenian company would love for you to take a closer listen to its product. Specifically, the specialist exhaust company has... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Nissan Leaf has been spotted again. The redesigned electric compact hatch is expected to debut later this year, as a 2018 model. The... read more March 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Touareg and Polo leaked - Image via Martin Swart/CAR South Africa

2018 Volkswagen Touareg, Polo leaked

Next-generation versions of the Volkswagen Touareg and Polo have been spotted in South Africa wearing minimal camouflage gear. The South African edition of CAR has several... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW i3 spy shots

Engineers from BMW are out testing an updated version of the i3. The electric hatch didn’t generate the impact BMW had hoped when the vehicle was launched in 2014. It... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Yaris GRMN, 2017 Geneva auto show

Toyota Yaris GRMN debuts with supercharged engine

To coincide with its successful return to the World Rally Championship this year, Toyota has launched a high-performance version of its Yaris subcompact hatchback inspired by... read more March 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R, 2017 Geneva auto show

2017 Honda Civic Type R video preview

It's the moment so many American Honda performance enthusiasts... no, scratch that, performance enthusiasts have been waiting for: the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is here, and... read more March 8, 2017 by


 
New Ford Fiesta ST, 2017 Geneva auto show

Next-gen Ford Fiesta ST gets 3 cylinders, 3 drive modes

When does 3 equal 4? When you turbocharge the 3. That's the philosophy with the next-generation Ford Fiesta ST, which was revealed this week at the 2017 Geneva auto show. The... read more March 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback, 2017 Geneva auto show

2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback debuts at 2017 Geneva auto show

Audi’s RS 3 Sportback has finally received the upgraded powertrain of the all-new RS 3 sedan that debuted last fall at the 2016 Paris auto show. It means the handsome... read more March 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R, 2017 Geneva auto show

2017 Honda Civic Type R is here to roast some front tires

It's the day many enthusiasts have been waiting for: The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has arrived in production trim, and it's coming to the United States. Debuting on Tuesday at... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R leaked - Image via Autocar

2017 Honda Civic Type R leaks ahead of Geneva debut

Honda is set to unveil its new Civic Type R at next week’s 2017 Geneva auto show but photos have already leaked. These two photos posted to Autocar reveal the new Civic... read more March 4, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi S5 Sportback

2018 Audi S5 Sportback carries stuff, hits 60 mph in 4.5 seconds for $55,375

Audi continues the rollout of its A4 family of cars with the newest model, the 2018 S5 Sportback. A hatchback with a coupe-like profile and a powerful engine in the mold of... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 Ford Fiesta ST debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

New Ford Fiesta ST teased ahead of 2017 Geneva auto show

Last December we saw Ford unveil a redesigned Fiesta, but the version we’re most interested in, the new Fiesta ST, wasn't among the lineup. Ford plans to reveal the hot... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai Accent

2018 Hyundai Accent debuts at 2017 Canadian auto show

The 2017 Canadian auto show in Toronto is currently underway and one of the world premieres is the 2018 Hyundai Accent. Its debut follows last week’s unveiling of the... read more February 16, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai i30 N spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Hyundai i30 N hot hatch performance specs leaked

The redesigned Hyundai Elantra GT that was just unveiled at the 2017 Chicago auto show is about to spawn a high-performance variant developed by the Hyundai N performance... read more February 16, 2017 by


 
 

 
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