hot hatch

Renault Sport launches special edition Renault Clio R.S. 18

Stickers and stripes perhaps, but Renault Sport’s limited edition Clio R.S does accrue extra appeal with a standard…

The Mini Cooper (R50) and Cooper S (R53) – history

BMW’s first Mini Cooper had big boots to fill, but then it also had bigger feet. Yes, the Mini hatchback that arrived…

Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed

Possibly previewing a third generation Mini Works GP production car, the Mini JCW GP Concept is the most…

Volkswagen Golf 1.5 TSI review

Golf 1.5 TSI – Is it the Golf you buy when you can’t afford a GTI? Despite the…

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR

Say hello to the first ever factory-built Golf race car The saying goes ‘win on Sunday, sell on Monday’,…

Hot new Renault Megane GT dCi 165 takes aim at Golf GTD

Beefed-up diesel Renault Megane has been ‘developed and engineered by Renaultsport’ Up until now if you wanted a…

2017 Honda Civic Type R review – just as mad as the old model?

The new Honda Civic Type R is a huge step on from the previous car, mixing surprising refinement…

Volkswagen Golf GTI and GTE concepts

Volkswagen bring two modified Golf concepts to Worthersee gathering – GTI Hybrid and GTE estate. Volkswagen’s annual Worthersee…

Volkswagen Golf GTI review – still the benchmark hot hatch?

There isn’t a name more synonomous with the hot hatch genre than the Volkswagen Golf GTI. While the…

Hyundai i30 N: upcoming hot hatch to be entered in Nurburgring 24-hours

Pre-production i30 N model continues development at the Nurburgring and will be entered in the ADAC Zurich 24-hours…

New Volkswagen Golf R 2017 review

The ultimate super-hatch all-rounder is better than ever, small changes to 4WD hyper-hatch keep the Volkswagen Golf R at…

Audi S3 Sportback – all-wheel-drive hot hatch

Audi S3 Sportback – Now with 213kW, Audi’s all-wheel-drive hot hatch storms to 100km/h in 4.8 seconds TWO…