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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 2018 Elantra GT at the 2017 Chicago auto show and signals the Korean automaker’s determination to revamp its compact... read more

February 16, 2017 by
 
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2017 Chicago auto show

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT pairs cavernous cargo hold, good looks

Despite the crushing popularity of SUVs, small hatchbacks and wagons have seen something of a renaissance in the past few years. The Honda Civic Hatchback and Chevrolet Cruze... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT confirmed for 2017 Chicago auto show

Hyundai has released the first photos of the 2018 Elantra GT ahead of a debut at the 2017 Chicago auto show. We’ve already seen the redesigned Elantra GT, however, as... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

Could next VW GTI get a hybrid horsepower boost?

For Volkswagen, the diesel engine is dead here in the United States. The automaker knows it needs to bring a steady stream of electrified options to our shores to help keep... read more January 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Veloster Turbo

2017 Hyundai Veloster gets value-packed edition

Anyone in the market for Hyundai’s Veloster can look forward to a new value-packed option aptly named the Veloster Value Edition. Hyundai has included many of the most... read more January 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R Black Edition

Honda sends out current Civic Type R with Black Edition

The Honda Civic Type R finally reaches the United States this year, but the car we’re getting is a different beast to the Civic Type R launched elsewhere less than two... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
Honda Civic Type R Prototype, 2016 Paris auto show

Update: Honda confirms manual-only Civic Type R

Update: In response to a report that the upcoming Civic Type R will be available with a CVT, Honda has confirmed that the car will be offered exclusively with a 6-speed... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi A1 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Audi A1 spy shots

Engineers from Audi are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the A1 subcompact hatchback. The current A1 debuted in 2010 and sadly was never offered in the United... read more January 2, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

VW GTI Clubsport S smashes its own Nürburgring lap record

Volkswagen has a version of its GTI that delivers 306 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. It’s called the GTI Clubsport S and in May the car set a Nürburgring... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

More power and torque for 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen in November provided an early look at an updated version of its seventh-generation Golf. Among the changes in store for the popular hatch is a refreshed exterior... read more December 26, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Fiesta (European spec)

2018 Ford Fiesta revealed, features cylinder deactivation for inline-3

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned Fiesta. The car is expected in the United States in late 2017, as a 2018 model, and represents the seventh... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: BMW 6-Series GT to feature M650i M Performance model

BMW’s 5-Series Gran Turismo is set to be replaced in 2017 by a sleeker, sexier model widely expected to be badged a 6-Series. Backing this up is the sighting of a... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW to build e-Golf at Transparent Factory

Volkswagen’s famous Transparent Factory in the German city of Dresden will soon be churning out cars again. The plant, which features glass walls and an open-plan... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW 6-Series GT spy shots: 5-Series GT gets a new name

The BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo is soon to be phased out, but before you pop the champagne cork over the demise of the ungainly luxo-hatch note that it isn’t completely... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2018 Audi S5 Sportback, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

2018 Audi A5 Sportback is the baby A7 you've been waiting for

While we disagree on what constitutes a "coupe," the 2018 Audi A5 Sportback was busy breaking cover on Wednesday at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, ahead of the market launch... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 VW e-Golf debuts with more power, range

Following the emergence of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group, in an attempt to clean up its image, announced plans to launch 30 electric cars by 2025. But VW... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
 

 
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