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Mercedes to Launch 320 HP Hot Hatch
Mercedes to Launch 320 HP Hot Hatch

16 Dec 2010, 08:25 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The hot hatch segment is entering a new era, with the top heroes in this world exceeding the 300 hp mark by a hefty margin and offering a level of performance that rivals that of proper sports cars....

 
Renault Electric Hot Hatch Coming
Renault Electric Hot Hatch Coming

17 Nov 2010, 11:37 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / As we said in other articles, the hot hatch segment is one of the fastest developing areas of the market, with new and more powerful compact monsters coming to the world at an astonishing pace. R...

 
Mercedes A-Klasse AMG Confirmed
Mercedes A-Klasse AMG Confirmed

22 Jul 2010, 12:47 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The Mercedes Benz A-Klasse is set to become one of the top cars on the performance compact vehicle class. We know that the next generation of the compact Mercedes will be underpinned by a front w...

 
New High End Vehicles Warranty Program Offered in the UK
New High End Vehicles Warranty Program Offered in the UK

21 Jun 2010, 15:54 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Performance and luxury cars offer some sort of a bittersweet experience, as these machines are always a joy to drive (or be chauffeured around in) but come with monstrous financial drawbacks. One...

 
Peugeot Revives the GTi Badge with the 308
Peugeot Revives the GTi Badge with the 308

20 May 2010, 10:04 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Peugeot released the first images and details of the 308’s sporty version, the GTi. Available as a five-door model only (a curious fact for a sport-oriented car), the 308 GTi sports technical ...

 
Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept Official Details
Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept Official Details

21 Apr 2010, 12:50 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Instead of using the April 1st date to make an April fool’s joke, Volvo used the occasion to release a project that is as serious as a car can be. We are talking about the 400 hp all wheel dri...

 
Limited Edition Vauxhall Astra VXR Gets More Equipment for Less Money
Limited Edition Vauxhall Astra VXR Gets More Equipment for Less Money

7 Apr 2010, 13:15 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Vauxhall has released a limited edition of its Astra VXR hot-hatch, dubbed Arctic Edition, of which 500 units will be produced. The Arctic Edition is fitted with equipment worth GBP 1,965 at the pri...

 
350 HP Focus RS500 Teased via Dedicated Website
350 HP Focus RS500 Teased via Dedicated Website

27 Mar 2010, 13:07 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The hot hatches world is about to be rocked from its ground. In fact the whole performance vehicle segment should feel the effect of the “powerquake”, as the Ford Focus RS 500 is schedul...

 
Seat Leon Cupra R UK Pricing Announced
Seat Leon Cupra R UK Pricing Announced

26 Mar 2010, 13:40 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / SEAT has announced the UK pricing for its most powerful vehicle (excluding special editions), the Cupra R, which will be available for order in the country starting from April 1. The insane hatch...

 
Hamann Fiat 500 Abarth and Fiat 500 Abarth Esseesse Unleashed
Hamann Fiat 500 Abarth and Fiat 500 Abarth Esseesse Unleashed

23 Feb 2010, 15:11 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / For those of you who adored the Fiat 500 Abarth and its even meaner esseesse brother, but were a bit disappointed by the fact that the little monsters were always left behind by most hot hatches whe...

 
Ford Brings RS and SVT Performance Divisions Closer
Ford Brings RS and SVT Performance Divisions Closer

15 Feb 2010, 11:32 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Ford has announced that its European RS and American SVT performance divisions will be joined and led by a single person in an effort to develop a stronger international identity, as Detroit News ...

 
VW R Performance Division Coming
VW R Performance Division Coming

28 Jan 2010, 09:03 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / VW has made a more than pleasant shocking announcement: the German brand is developing its own performance division, which will be caller R Gmbh, as European company executives told Insideline. &...

 
Citroen DS3 R3 Gets Green Light?
Citroen DS3 R3 Gets Green Light?

27 Jan 2010, 09:10 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Last week, picked up an interesting story for Citroen enthusiasts: the new DS3 will get a hot hatch version. Whereas at the time there was no rumor on how the new version will be called, it would ap...

 
Citroen DS3 Hot Hatch Coming
Citroen DS3 Hot Hatch Coming

22 Jan 2010, 11:39 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / If you enjoyed the new face of French carmaker Citroen, launched last year, and the way in which its revived DS line looks, then this is surely gonna sweep you off your feet: Citroen DS3 will get me...

 
Autodelta Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione in the Works
Autodelta Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione in the Works

14 Jan 2010, 18:46 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Alfa Romeo dedicated tuner Autodelta has announced that it will unveil the world’s first modified Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione at this week’s Birmingham Performance Car Show. The 4.7 li...

 
Ginetta G40 Revealed - Teenagers' Racing Car for the Road
Ginetta G40 Revealed - Teenagers' Racing Car for the Road

14 Jan 2010, 14:34 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / UK-based small automaker Ginetta has introduced the G40 light racer for the road at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham, as Autocar writes. The car has a fiberglass body and tips the s...

 
401 HP Mcchip-Dkr Tuned Ford Focus RS
401 HP Mcchip-Dkr Tuned Ford Focus RS

21 Dec 2009, 14:12 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / German tuning company Mcchip-Dkr has released the most extreme power upgrade for the Ford Focus RS. The 5 cylinder, 2.5 liter turbo which started life as a 300 Hp, 440 Nm-producing unit, now offers ...

 
Mazda3 MPS Gets CAP Residual Value Boost
Mazda3 MPS Gets CAP Residual Value Boost

9 Nov 2009, 15:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / British provider of used and future residual values data CAP announced today it has upgraded Mazda3 MPS' three-year/60,000-miles forecasted value by 3 percent, meaning that the hot hatch's...

 
Honda Civic Type R 3-Door Goes to Japan
Honda Civic Type R 3-Door Goes to Japan

6 Aug 2009, 10:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Japanese manufacturer Honda announced today its decision to bring the UK-built Civic Type R to the company's home country. The three-door hot-hatch will go on sale on the Japanese market in lim...