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2023 Honda Civic Type R Looks Fast and Furious in Official Teasers, Coming Next Year
2023 Honda Civic Type R Looks Fast and Furious in Official Teasers, Coming Next Year

4 Oct 2021, 08:21 UTC / Honda has started teasing the new generation 2023 Civic Type R, announcing at the same time that the hot hatch will be introduced in 2022

 
Rachel's Stage 2 Ford Fiesta ST Is Quick, Loud, and of Course, Pink. Sorry, "Rose Gold"
Rachel's Stage 2 Ford Fiesta ST Is Quick, Loud, and of Course, Pink. Sorry, "Rose Gold"

1 Sep 2021, 14:05 UTC / Your first reaction in front of a pink hot hatch would probably be to frown a little, but there's something about this Fiesta ST that's undeniably cool

 
2021 Ford Focus ST Edition Is a Track-Focused Hot Hatch With GT- and Raptor-Inspired Tech
2021 Ford Focus ST Edition Is a Track-Focused Hot Hatch With GT- and Raptor-Inspired Tech

24 Aug 2021, 10:27 UTC / The 2021 Ford Focus ST Edition brings visual and mechanical tweaks, and it's already up for grabs in Europe, with pricing kicking off at £35,785 in the UK.

 
Track-Prepped Lancia Delta Integrale Makes a Strong Case for the Hatchback's Revival
Track-Prepped Lancia Delta Integrale Makes a Strong Case for the Hatchback's Revival

13 Aug 2021, 17:18 UTC / While it's not the extreme Evo II or the rally-spec car that brought Lancia no fewer than six WRC titles, this track-spec Delta is just as impressive

 
VIDEO: Sit Back and Watch the Cupra Leon Hot Hatch Attack the Nurburgring
VIDEO: Sit Back and Watch the Cupra Leon Hot Hatch Attack the Nurburgring

12 Aug 2021, 09:02 UTC / Yep, that’s a front-wheel drive hot hatch powersliding on the Nurburgring, because you don’t necessarily need rear- or all-wheel drive to have fun.

 
Alpine Entering the Hot Hatch Game, Rendering Previews Upcoming A 5 EV
Alpine Entering the Hot Hatch Game, Rendering Previews Upcoming A 5 EV

4 Aug 2021, 10:21 UTC / Alpine has announced its intention to build an A 5 EV supermini hot hatch, and this rendering previews the potential design of the model.

 
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione II: The Greatest Hot Hatch Ever Built
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione II: The Greatest Hot Hatch Ever Built

29 Jul 2021, 07:12 UTC / The ultimate road-legal version of the most successful rally car in history, this amazing Lancia represents Italian engineering at its finest

 
Alpine Set to Make Electric R5 Hot Hatch, SUV to Follow
Alpine Set to Make Electric R5 Hot Hatch, SUV to Follow

21 Jul 2021, 13:07 UTC / Alpine, the performance brand within the Renault Group, is set to develop a hot hatch based on the upcoming Renault 5. It will be electric. Here's what we know

 
2022 Volkswagen GTI Starts at $30,540, Gets 241 HP Turbo and Standard Manual
2022 Volkswagen GTI Starts at $30,540, Gets 241 HP Turbo and Standard Manual

14 Jul 2021, 19:41 UTC / It may have a cutting-edge set of screens, but you can still buy the GTI with a manual in all three trim levels, which go over $40,000 with options

 
2022 Volkswagen Golf R Drag Races Tuned Golf 7.5 R, the Gap Is Confusing
2022 Volkswagen Golf R Drag Races Tuned Golf 7.5 R, the Gap Is Confusing

11 Jul 2021, 12:10 UTC / Everything feels wrong in this drag racing video, from the power figures for both Golfs to the tuning they say they've done and how much it costs

 
Toyota GR Yaris Gets Milltek Exhaust With OPF Delete, Sounds Like a Race Car
Toyota GR Yaris Gets Milltek Exhaust With OPF Delete, Sounds Like a Race Car

6 Jul 2021, 11:36 UTC / Remember all those rumors about Toyota working on a more hardcore version of the GR Yaris? I sure hope it sounds as exciting as this one

 
Renault R5 Turbo Rendered as the Perfect Electric Hot Hatch
Renault R5 Turbo Rendered as the Perfect Electric Hot Hatch

2 Jul 2021, 12:58 UTC / Produced from 1972 to 1996, the Renault 5 was slow, but the R5 Turbo was its mid-engined monster cousin that's highly collectable

 
2023 Toyota GR Corolla Rendered as the Exciting AWD Hot Hatch America Wants
2023 Toyota GR Corolla Rendered as the Exciting AWD Hot Hatch America Wants

22 Jun 2021, 13:28 UTC / The GR Corolla will be a better cruiser and everyday car than the GR Yaris, but still more than a match for the Civic Type R

 
Abarth 500 vs Ford Fiesta ST Drag and Track Race Proves Fun Isn't Money-Related
Abarth 500 vs Ford Fiesta ST Drag and Track Race Proves Fun Isn't Money-Related

14 Jun 2021, 11:03 UTC / Two hot hatches from the early-to-mid 2010s make a strong case for buying a second car (third, etc) for cheap thrills and great satisfaction

 
Toyota Corolla T Sport Is the Lotus of 2000s Hot Hatchbacks
Toyota Corolla T Sport Is the Lotus of 2000s Hot Hatchbacks

31 May 2021, 20:48 UTC / The 9th-gen Corolla has two more weird flavors we just remembered about. There's the Toyota Matrix and the Pontiac Vibe, which came with a crossover-like kit

 
2022 Volkswagen Golf R Obliterates Golf R Mk7.5 in a Drag Race
2022 Volkswagen Golf R Obliterates Golf R Mk7.5 in a Drag Race

20 May 2021, 16:00 UTC / The Golf R Mk8 is an absolute unit, packing some serious muscle under its boring German hatchback suit—look at just how fast it is compared to two years ago!

 
Cupra Leon Gains Entry-Level 241 HP 2.0L TSI Engine, Will Hit 62 MPH in 6.4 Sec
Cupra Leon Gains Entry-Level 241 HP 2.0L TSI Engine, Will Hit 62 MPH in 6.4 Sec

6 May 2021, 09:40 UTC / The Cupra Leon will now cost UK buyers upwards of £31,460 thanks to a new entry-level 2.0 TSI gasoline engine with 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque

 
The VW Golf GTI Clubsport Might Be a Better Hot Hatch Than the Golf R
The VW Golf GTI Clubsport Might Be a Better Hot Hatch Than the Golf R

27 Apr 2021, 21:41 UTC / As the Golf range-topper, the R model is the one everybody aspires to own, but is VW "secretly" selling a better car at a slightly lower price?

 
2022 Volkswagen Polo GTI Gets Rendered With Very Real Dual Exhaust, Golf Vibes
2022 Volkswagen Polo GTI Gets Rendered With Very Real Dual Exhaust, Golf Vibes

27 Apr 2021, 08:39 UTC / We are ready to tolerate the fake exhaust thing on regular models, but the second they show on performance-driven cars, we riot

 
Volkswagen Golf R vs. BMW M135i: Has VW Really Made a Better Hot Hatch?
Volkswagen Golf R vs. BMW M135i: Has VW Really Made a Better Hot Hatch?

23 Apr 2021, 06:13 UTC / That's one question you never thought you'd be asking yourself, but then again you never thought the Golf would be more expensive, so there's that too