Hatchbacks

 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Volkswagen Golf debuts with more power, tech

Volkswagen’s taking its humble Golf down the high-tech road by introducing some advanced features not normally found in the compact class. The features are part of a mid-cycle update for the seventh-generation Golf and will be available during 2017. Specifications for the United States are... read more

November 10, 2016 by
 
2016 Ford Focus RS by Roush, 2016 SEMA show

Ford reveals first of its SEMA-bound 2016 Focus RS hatchbacks

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS may turn out to be one of the most popular cars at the upcoming 2016 SEMA show. Why? Because it combines two traits vehicle modifiers... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf

2018 Volkswagen Golf to debut early November

Volkswagen's seventh-generation Golf is about to receive some updates. The updated car should be on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model. The German automaker has confirmed that... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
2018 Honda Civic Type R spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Honda Civic Type R spy shots and video

It’s been exactly one year since we last saw prototypes for Honda’s new Civic Type R and now we have new spy shots and video of the latest testers for the... read more October 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Detroit

Sporty or blowing smoke? Chevy says diesel Cruze RS coming

General Motors Company's [NYSE:GM] chief in North America said Tuesday the automaker plans on offering a diesel-powered version of the 2018 Chevy Cruze RS... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

2016 Ford Focus RS first drive review: the hottest of the hatches

Ford couldn't have released the Focus RS at a better time. The Mitsubishi Evo is officially dead, and the Subaru WRX STI is getting long in the tooth. The most recent... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Hyundai RN30 concept, 2016 Paris auto show

RN30 concept previews Hyundai’s first ‘N’ performance car

Hyundai established a standalone performance division in 2015 to develop cars leveraging knowhow from its various motorsport programs, namely its World Rally Championship... read more September 30, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept

VW ID concept to spawn 300-plus-mile electric hatch in 2020

The Volkswagen Group in order to shed any vestiges of its diesel emissions cheating scandal is embracing vehicle electrification with open arms. The automaker is committed to... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Honda Civic Type R Prototype, 2016 Paris auto show

Honda Civic Type R Prototype debuts in Paris

In Honda speak, Prototype means almost production ready. Prototype vehicles are often shown just a few months ahead of the on-sale date and the changes between them and the... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW ID electric concept revealed, production version coming 2020

Volkswagen is planning to pull the covers off a new concept at the 2016 Paris auto show that previews the first of its next-generation electric cars. However, the automaker... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback priced from $20,535

The new Honda Civic Hatchback, which hits showrooms on Monday, September 26, has been priced from $20,535. That compares with the $19,475 you have to pay for the Civic Sedan... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive revealed

Smart was one of the first mainstream automakers to introduce an electric car when it launched its original ForTwo Electric Drive last decade. Now it’s become the first... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Hyundai RN30 concept debuting at 2016 Paris auto show

New concept previews Hyundai i30 N hot hatch

Hyundai will use the upcoming 2016 Paris auto show to introduce its new i30, the hatchback of the latest Elantra range and the likely replacement for our Elantra GT. The i30... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman

New Mini Clubman spawns 228-hp John Cooper Works model

Mini’s extra versatile Clubman was redesigned for the 2016 model year. For 2017 it spawns its high-performance John Cooper Works model. The car is a hot hatch that... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV priced from $37,495

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has stuck to its word of bringing the 200-plus-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV to market for about $37,500. On Tuesday GM confirmed the starting price... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback (European spec)

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback revealed ahead of 2016 Paris auto show

Honda has unveiled its new Civic Hatchback ahead of the car’s world debut September 29 at the 2016 Paris auto show. The car is based on Honda’s 10th-generation... read more September 16, 2016 by


 
 

 
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