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FCA Head Designer Ralph Gilles Rebuilding a Peugeot 205 GTI Is Classic Love
FCA Head Designer Ralph Gilles Rebuilding a Peugeot 205 GTI Is Classic Love

26 Jan 2021, 16:47 UTC / FCA design boss Ralph Gilles has come up with a mechanical love story that might just help us wrap our head around the 14-brand umbrella that is Stellantis

 
Hot Hatch Super Test Compares New Golf GTI to AMG A 35, Focus ST, and i30 N
Hot Hatch Super Test Compares New Golf GTI to AMG A 35, Focus ST, and i30 N

15 Jan 2021, 18:52 UTC / The Volkswagen Golf has reached its eighth generation, and so has its hotter version, the GTI. Curious to know how it compares to three of its competition?

 
The Insane Renault Clio V6 Super Hot Hatch Debuted 20 Years Ago - Feel Old Yet?
The Insane Renault Clio V6 Super Hot Hatch Debuted 20 Years Ago - Feel Old Yet?

26 Dec 2020, 08:45 UTC / Back in 2001, Renault Sport released a mad version of the Clio powered by a mid-mounted V6; it quickly became one of the most sought-after hot hatches around

 
How Does the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Compare to the Iconic Mk5 GTI?
How Does the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Compare to the Iconic Mk5 GTI?

24 Dec 2020, 16:54 UTC / The Mk8 Golf GTI is excellent, but it doesn't do things like refinement, simplicity or feel as well as its ancestor from three generations ago

 
Mercedes-AMG A45 S Drag Races A35, Hot Hatch Gap Is Massive
Mercedes-AMG A45 S Drag Races A35, Hot Hatch Gap Is Massive

23 Dec 2020, 13:49 UTC / It's a shame Mercedes made these AMG hot hatches look so similar because the A45 S is way faster; people aren't going to tell it apart from its sidekick

 
Here Are the 3 Most Powerful European Hot Hatches of 2020
Here Are the 3 Most Powerful European Hot Hatches of 2020

1 Dec 2020, 00:35 UTC / 2020 hasn't been to kind to us in the bigger picture, but it did bring a bit of relief for car fanatics bringing us some very powerful hot hatches.

 
Can’t use Your Yamaha in the Winter? Abarth Has the Perfect Alternative
Can’t use Your Yamaha in the Winter? Abarth Has the Perfect Alternative

30 Nov 2020, 16:54 UTC / Abarth partnered with Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team to create the limited-edition 595, a hot hatch dedicated to motorbike enthusiasts

 
The BMW 128ti Is Bavaria's Answer to the Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI Hot Hatch
The BMW 128ti Is Bavaria's Answer to the Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI Hot Hatch

21 Nov 2020, 21:58 UTC / The 325ti Compact, which was a chopped, hatchback version of the 3 Series, is quite famous now. But can BMW really make a good GTI rival?

 
This Is How the Toyota GR Yaris Is Assembled
This Is How the Toyota GR Yaris Is Assembled

17 Nov 2020, 10:45 UTC / The Toyota GR Yaris was one of the most anticipated hot hatches of the year. We take a look inside the Motomachi plant to see how they are assembled.

 
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTD Shows TDI Performance on the Autobahn, Sounds Rough
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTD Shows TDI Performance on the Autobahn, Sounds Rough

8 Nov 2020, 21:54 UTC / Officially, this will hit 62 in 7.1 seconds, which makes it about as fast as an old Mk5-based GTI, which had the same kind of power

 
Here are the High-Performance Features of the Hyundai i20 N
Here are the High-Performance Features of the Hyundai i20 N

30 Oct 2020, 11:07 UTC / The third model to be released under Hyundai's high-performance N brand packs a lot of punch for such a small car and it is a joy to drive,

 
Ford Focus ST Gains a Monstrous Power Bump from Mountune
Ford Focus ST Gains a Monstrous Power Bump from Mountune

29 Oct 2020, 15:25 UTC / The British manufacturer certainly isn’t messing around when it comes to considerable performance upgrades, and their Focus ST kit proves it

 
Mugen Will Have Your Honda Civic Hatchback Look the Business
Mugen Will Have Your Honda Civic Hatchback Look the Business

26 Oct 2020, 17:33 UTC / In terms of performance, the regular Hatchback in Honda’s Civic family doesn’t even come close to the Type R, but it’ll at least look rad with Mugen’s goodness

 
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTD Goes On Sale in the UK With 197 HP TDI Engine
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTD Goes On Sale in the UK With 197 HP TDI Engine

22 Oct 2020, 20:44 UTC / While the GTI makes the same hp as last year, the GTD actually gets a new motor with 197 hp, 16 more than before. Yeah, VW is still in love with TDI

 
2021 Hyundai Veloster N's New 8-Speed Transmission Explained
2021 Hyundai Veloster N's New 8-Speed Transmission Explained

15 Oct 2020, 08:09 UTC / The hot hatch is getting new features and among them, an 8-speed wet dual-clutch transmission that improves the car's overall performance.

 
Here's a Detailed Look at the 2021 Audi A4 Allroad Prestige
Here's a Detailed Look at the 2021 Audi A4 Allroad Prestige

14 Oct 2020, 08:37 UTC / The A4 Allroad is a luxurious and versatile car which handles like a dream and offers all the latest Audi innovations, like the new generation of Quattro.

 
2021 Cupra Leon Hybrid Hot Hatch Does 0 to 62 MPH in 6.5 Seconds
2021 Cupra Leon Hybrid Hot Hatch Does 0 to 62 MPH in 6.5 Seconds

10 Oct 2020, 18:42 UTC / The test driver says the hybrid Cupra Leon has about 8 to 10 seconds of power boost, so after the first 62 mph, it becomes noticeably slower

 
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs Hyundai i30 N Drag Race Has Ups and Downs
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs Hyundai i30 N Drag Race Has Ups and Downs

9 Oct 2020, 12:26 UTC / Another battle in the heavily disputed hot hatch segment will help settle a hierarchy once and for all - who are we kidding, the debate will always be endless

 
Toyota GR Yaris Turbocharged Three-Cylinder Engine Under Inspection
Toyota GR Yaris Turbocharged Three-Cylinder Engine Under Inspection

5 Oct 2020, 15:32 UTC / The GR Yaris is already a huge success for the Japanese car maker. We take a closer look at its groundbreaking three-cylinder engine.

 
2021 Audi S3 Is Quicker and Sexier Than Before, First Review Finds
2021 Audi S3 Is Quicker and Sexier Than Before, First Review Finds

15 Sep 2020, 15:58 UTC / Faster? Yes, but still not as exciting to drive as a Mercedes-AMG equivalent model. The toys and styling are nice, and that's enough to make a good S3