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2016 Ford Focus RS

Australian anti-fun police want Ford Focus RS drift mode disabled

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new Focus RS that’s just gone on sale comes with a number of driving modes, one of which is an industry-first drift mode that makes it easier for you to go sideways. The drift mode works by modifying the torque distribution of the car’s... read more

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2016 Renault Clio RS

Renault rolls out new Clio RS

When Renault rolled out the Clio RS16 concept car a little over a month ago, it was clear a production version wasn’t far off. On Tuesday the French automaker finally... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Focus RS500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Ford Focus RS500 spy shots

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] looks to be testing an even more potent version of its Focus RS. The tester is believed to be a successor to 2010’s Focus RS500 (shown... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Fiesta ST spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Median

2018 Ford Fiesta ST spy shots

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is currently developing its next-generation Fiesta hatchback and today we have spy shots of a prototype for the sporty ST model. The engineers... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda CR-Z Final Label (Japanese spec)

The Honda CR-Z is now dead

Honda may not be giving the CR-Z a dignified "Final Edition" send-off in the U.S. like it did in Japan, after all; Car and Driver reported the car is officially dead. The... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Mini Vision Next 100 concept

Mini’s Vision Next 100 is your urban runabout of the future

Fellow BMW Group brand Mini has unveiled its own Vision 100 Next concept celebrating its parent company’s centennial this year. Previously we saw Vision 100 Next... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2015 Honda Civic Type R sets front-wheel-drive benchmark for five iconic racetracks

Honda Civic Type R sets FWD record at 5 iconic racetracks

Honda’s Civic Type R is one of the fastest hot hatches in the world, despite it skipping an all-wheel-drive system and sticking with a good ol’ manual... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT (i30) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT (i30) spy shots

Hyundai unveiled a new generation of its Elantra compact sedan (shown below) at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. And like the previous Elantra, this new one will eventually... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda CR-Z Final Label (Japanese spec)

Honda says sayonara to CR-Z in Japan with Final Label

Honda’s CR-Z, described by the automaker as a Sport Hybrid Coupe even though it’s neither sporty nor a coupe, looks to finally be on its way out. Honda recently... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Fiesta spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Median

2018 Ford Fiesta 5-Door spy shots

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is working on a new generation of its Fiesta subcompact, as evidenced by an early prototype spotted testing in Europe. Engineers are testing the... read more June 7, 2016 by


 
Renault Twingo GT

Renault Twingo GT: rear-engined, affordable, and best of all, French

As car enthusiasts, we get excited about megabuck, high-horsepower supercars, but accessible performance isn't easy to come by. That's all set to change, at least for... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo

2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo preview

BMW has updated its 3-Series Gran Turismo but just by looking at the vehicle you’d be hard pressed to guess there are any changes at all. That’s because, like the... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT (i30) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

First Hyundai N performance car to be based on next-gen i30 (Elantra GT)

Hyundai is looking to compete on the world stage in the area of performance cars and recently launched its N sub-brand to focus on just that. Heading up Hyundai N is none... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
Renault Clio RS16 concept

Renault hints at new Clio RS with 275-horsepower concept

To celebrate its return to Formula One as a constructor, French automaker Renault together with its Renault Sport Cars performance division unveiled the Clio RS16 concept... read more May 27, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini Seven Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door

Mini rolls out Seven special edition Hardtop

Mini has rolled out the first special edition version of its third-generation Hardtop, and the car features a name we’ve seen before. It’s called the Mini Seven... read more May 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

Watch VW’s GTI Clubsport S in its record-setting Nürburgring run

Volkswagen just set the front-wheel-drive production car lap record at the Nürburgring using its new GTI Clubsport S. Now, finally, we have the mandatory video footage... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
 

 
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