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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI First Drive REVIEW - Still The Benchmark, But A Missed Opportunity?
Volkswagen Golf GTI REVIEW - 2017 First Drive | Still The Benchmark, But A Missed Opportunity?

VOLKSWAGEN’S GOLF GTI HAS EARNED ITS STRIPES OVER THE YEARS. ‘Icon’, ‘benchmark’, &lsqu...

Feb 24, 2017 (7 months ago)
2017 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 REVIEW | Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Proves Terrific Euro Hot Hatches Aren’t Exclusive To Germany
2017 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 REVIEW | Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Proves Terrific Euro Hot Hatches Aren’t Exclusive To Germany

Peugeot's 308 GTi 270 confirms what we know from RS-badged Renaults , the French have rekindled their mojo in t...

Jan 17, 2017 (8 months ago)
2017 Audi A3 and S3 Review | Keeping Audi’s Premium Compact Fresh
2017 Audi A3 and S3 Review | Keeping Audi’s Premium Compact Fresh

Revitalised with a fresh face, new lighting signatures, and revised specifications, the Audi A3 - the best-seller in the...

Nov 16, 2016 (10 months ago)
Hot Hatch Match – Peugeot 308 GTi 270 v VW Golf GTI 40 Years Comparison Test REVIEW
Peugeot 308 GTi 270 v Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years - Hot Hatch Comparison Test REVIEW

THEY MAY BE CALLED HOT HATCHBACKS, BUT THE SPICE UNDER THE BONNET OF THE PEUGEOT 308 GTi 270 AND VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI 40 ...

Oct 17, 2016 (11 months ago)
2016 Ford Fiesta ST Mountune REVIEW | Ford's Little Gem Is A Giant Killer
Ford Fiesta ST Mountune REVIEW, Price And Features | Already A Cracking Drive... Now Even Better!

IT'S ALL ABOUT PERFORMANCE, THE 2016 FORD FIESTA ST MOUNTUNE. That's why this already brilliant h...

Aug 25, 2016 (1 year ago)

NEWS

Mini Set To Build 200kw-Plus Competitor To Honda Civic Type R

MON, 18 SEP, 2017

Mini is set to offer a genuine competitor to the likes of the Volkswagen Golf R and Honda Civic Type R.

2018 Fiat 500 Abarth 595 Revealed

SAT, 16 SEP, 2017

Fiat has unveiled the 2018 Abarth 595, promising to turn up the heat on the fiesty pocket-rocket.

Kia Reveals New Small SUV and “Extended Hot Hatch” In Frankfurt

THU, 14 SEP, 2017

Kia has revealed the form of its new small car assault for Europe, pulling back the sheet on a compact SUV alongside its vision for a future hot hatch.

Volkswagen To Stir Up Hot Hatch Market With Cut-Price Golf R

WED, 13 SEP, 2017

Volkswagen has delivered a killer blow to to the hot hatch market, setting a new entry price point for the all-wheel drive Golf R that sees it...

2018 Renault Megane RS Hot Hatch Gets More Power And More Doors

WED, 13 SEP, 2017

Renault is coming for the Volkswagen Golf R and Ford Focus RS with its new hot hatch.

Suzuki Debuts New Swift Sport Hot Hatch

WED, 13 SEP, 2017

Suzuki is chanelling the spirit of the Swift GTi with new hot hatch.

Kia pro_cee'd GT Next-Gen Previewed Via Shooting Brake Concept

SAT, 9 SEP, 2017

Kia has unveiled a shooting brake-style concept ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show, designed to preview the next pro_cee'd GT hot hatch.

MINI JCW GP Concept To Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

WED, 6 SEP, 2017

MINI has ramped up the performance factor on its John Cooper Works model with a new concept, headed for the Frankfurt Motor Show.

2018 Honda Civic Type R Hits Aussie Shores

TUE, 5 SEP, 2017

Hot hatch fans, rejoice, the long-awaited Honda Civic Type R has finally landed in Australia, though at this point it’s only sitting dockside...

Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Secured For Australia

FRI, 11 AUG, 2017

Ford's Focus RS hot hatch will soon be available as a limited edition model in Australia, with the Blue Oval having secured 500 examples f...

REVIEWS

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI, GTI Performance & Golf R Mark 7.5 First Drive Review | The Hot Hatch Is Alive And Well

FRI, 18 AUG, 2017

Considering just how many small hatchbacks are sold on the basis of cut-price deals and large-scale fleet contracts it may surprise you to learn th...

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI First Drive REVIEW - Still The Benchmark, But A Missed Opportunity?

FRI, 24 FEB, 2017

VOLKSWAGEN’S GOLF GTI HAS EARNED ITS STRIPES OVER THE YEARS.

2017 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 REVIEW | Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Proves Terrific Euro Hot Hatches Aren’t Exclusive To Germany

TUE, 17 JAN, 2017

Peugeot's 308 GTi 270 confirms what we know from RS-badged Renaults , the French have rekindled their mojo in the hot hatch segment.

2017 BMW 125i REVIEW | BMW's Pint-Sized Hot Hatch Just Misses the Mark

WED, 23 NOV, 2016

A hot-hatchback that sends power only to the rear wheels is a rare beast these days and should be cheered – yet the 2017 BMW 125i slips quiet...

All-Wheel Drive Hot Hatch Showdown - Ford Focus RS v Volkswagen Golf R

WED, 23 NOV, 2016

Genuine game-changers generally come along in broad intervals.

2017 Audi A3 and S3 Review | Keeping Audi’s Premium Compact Fresh

WED, 16 NOV, 2016

Revitalised with a fresh face, new lighting signatures, and revised specifications, the Audi A3 - the best-seller in the premium small car segment ...

Hot Hatch Match – Peugeot 308 GTi 270 v VW Golf GTI 40 Years Comparison Test REVIEW

MON, 17 OCT, 2016

THEY MAY BE CALLED HOT HATCHBACKS, BUT THE SPICE UNDER THE BONNET OF THE PEUGEOT 308 GTi 270 AND VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI 40 YEARS IS ALMOST SECONDARY T...

2016 Ford Fiesta ST Mountune REVIEW | Ford's Little Gem Is A Giant Killer

THU, 25 AUG, 2016

IT'S ALL ABOUT PERFORMANCE, THE 2016 FORD FIESTA ST MOUNTUNE. That's why this already brilliant hot-hatchback gets a po...

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years REVIEW | The Hot Hatch Champion

WED, 27 JUL, 2016

THE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI CLAIMS CREDIT FOR STARTING THE HOT HATCH 'THING'.

2016 Ford Focus ST Mountune REVIEW | Warranty-Friendly Power Play

MON, 11 JUL, 2016

IF YOU'RE A PETROLHEAD, YOU'RE PROBABLY NO STRANGER TO THROWING A FEW PERFORMANCE TWEAKS AT YOUR RIDE.

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