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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 (4 months ago)
All-Wheel Drive Hot Hatch Showdown - Ford Focus RS v Volkswagen Golf R
Ford Focus RS v Volkswagen Golf R - AWD Hot Hatch Showdown

Genuine game-changers generally come along in broad intervals. With hot hatches, however, the pace of change is thrustin...

Nov 23, 2016 (6 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 (7 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 (9 months ago)
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years REVIEW | The Hot Hatch Champion
Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years REVIEW, Price, Features | Four Decades Of Hot Hatch Supremacy

THE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI CLAIMS CREDIT FOR STARTING THE HOT HATCH 'THING'. And, 40 years after its intr...

Jul 27, 2016 (10 months ago)

NEWS

Honda Announces Pre-Order Program For Civic Type R

MON, 22 MAY, 2017

Honda has opened the order books for its 2018 Civic Type R, months out from the returning hot hatch’s Australian arrival from the 1st of October.

Volkswagen Goes Back To Its Roots With 2018 Up! GTI

MON, 22 MAY, 2017

Volkswagen has revisited the small but fast hot hatch category it helped to create over 40 years ago, not with a version of the Golf, but instead w...

2018 Peugeot 308 GTi Update Leaked Online

FRI, 19 MAY, 2017

Peugeot’s 308 GTi hot hatch for 2018 has been revealed to the world via a single image that’s slipped through the cracks and onto the i...

Renault Megane RS Rump Spied

TUE, 9 MAY, 2017

Renault’s new Megane RS has been spotted undisguised - or at least the back end has.

Volkswagen Golf Three-Door Returns With GTI Performance Edition 1

FRI, 28 APR, 2017

Volkswagen is dipping into its past with a three-door special edition of the Golf GTI set to arrive in Australia to celebrate the defining hot hatc...

Honda Civic Type R Snares Nurburgring Lap Record

WED, 26 APR, 2017

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has claimed the title of fastest front wheel drive car around the punishing Nurburgring circuit in Germany.

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI And Golf R Specs Confirmed For Australia

MON, 24 APR, 2017

Mainstream versions of the updated Mark 7.5 Volkswagen Golf are still to arrive in Australia, but hot hatch fans can check out the first details of...

2017 Bathurst 6-Hour - Searle Maintains BMW Stronghold On Easter Enduro

SUN, 16 APR, 2017

BMW has made it two-from-two at the Bathurst 6-Hour production car endurance event, with driver Luke Searle snatching victory in the closing five m...

Hyundai i30 N Hot Hatch Put To The Test In Nurburgring Race

WED, 12 APR, 2017

The 2017 Hyundai i30 is yet to make its official debut on Australian soil, but in Europe work continues at full-pace on the upcoming i30 N hot hatc...

Volkswagen Rounds Performance Range With Golf R In Europe

THU, 6 APR, 2017

Following on from the updated Mark 7.5 Golf models, Volkswagen has rounded out the range by announcing specification details for the flag...

REVIEWS

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.

MINI Cooper JCW Manual REVIEW - All The 'Snap, Crackle, and Pop' For The True Enthusiast

SUN, 12 JUN, 2016

THERE IS NO SHORTAGE OF EDITORIALS LAMENTING THE DEMISE OF THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION. And no shortage of driving enthusiasts singing from the sa...

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