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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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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 · By: Vlad Radu / 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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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 · By: Vlad Radu / 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 · By: Silvian Secara / 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 · By: Silvian Secara / 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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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 · By: Vlad Radu / 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 · By: Vlad Radu / 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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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 · By: Vlad Mitrache / 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 · By: Vlad Radu / 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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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

 
Pandem Nissan R32 Hyper Hatch Looks Like a Chopped Retro Godzilla
Pandem Nissan R32 Hyper Hatch Looks Like a Chopped Retro Godzilla

1 Jul 2020, 20:47 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Nissan made some of the most beautiful sedans and sports coupes. However, it was never successful competing with the European hot hatchbacks

 
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hot Hatch Looks Like the Unexpected Ford Focus ST Rival
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hot Hatch Looks Like the Unexpected Ford Focus ST Rival

24 Jun 2020, 10:32 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Digital drawing envisions a hot hatch version of the 2020 Sonata, and by the looks of things, it could be the rival the Focus ST didn’t see coming

 
2021 Hyundai i20 N Testing in the Snow Is Pure Poetry
2021 Hyundai i20 N Testing in the Snow Is Pure Poetry

6 May 2020, 08:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Hyundai reveals the first images of the upcoming i20 N while the car is testing in winter driving conditions in northern Sweden

 
Hyundai Kona N Spied With Less Camo, Rumored to Have AWD
Hyundai Kona N Spied With Less Camo, Rumored to Have AWD

24 Apr 2020, 19:22 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / It's the Veloster N with an extra door. The two cars are based on the same platform, will have the same engines and gearbox too

 
Rocket Bunny Civic Type R Project Will Make You Love the FK2
Rocket Bunny Civic Type R Project Will Make You Love the FK2

2 Apr 2020, 20:49 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / There's a guy in Spain with an awesome Civic Type R project and a Golf R32 who probably wishes he could get out of the house and drive right now

 
Hyundai i20 N Accurately Rendered, Is the Next Big Thing in Small Hot Hatchbacks
Hyundai i20 N Accurately Rendered, Is the Next Big Thing in Small Hot Hatchbacks

28 Mar 2020, 19:12 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / At one point, the Korean video shows one of our screenshots, so we think they like us. In any case, we're really hyped up about the i20 N

 
Modernized Mini Cooper Looks Like the Go-Kart We All Need
Modernized Mini Cooper Looks Like the Go-Kart We All Need

24 Mar 2020, 17:15 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The pixel painting we have here takes the original Mini and gifts it with a treatment similar to what we've seen on the 2020 John Cooper Works GP