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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 (1 month 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 (3 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 (4 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 (6 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 (7 months ago)

NEWS

Hyundai i30 N Hot Hatch Details Emerge - 200kW With Limited Slip Diff

THU, 16 FEB, 2017

Two models, manual and automatic transmissions and a pair of engines producing up to 200kW - that's the first details of Hyundai's lon...

Toyota Prepping Supra, Corolla Hot Hatch, And More For 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

MON, 30 JAN, 2017

Despite being almost ten months away, the 2017 Tokyo motor show promises to be a huge event for Toyota if speculation surrounding possible show deb...

Skoda’s Most Powerful Octavia RS Breaks Cover In Europe

WED, 21 DEC, 2016

Good news for fans of hot European mid-sizers with the updated Skoda Octavia RS debuting in the Czech Republic.

Peugeot 308 - 2017 Hatch And Wagon Range Simplified, Now With More Standard Features

WED, 14 DEC, 2016

Peugeot has simplified its 308 small car range in Australia, while increasing the model’s appeal and value with new standard kit.

Honda Aiming to Offer 2017 Civic Type R for Under $50,000

WED, 7 DEC, 2016

Honda has promised to pack the new Civic Type R with as much gear as possible for a competitive price.  Stephen Collins, the brand's Au...

2017 Volkswagen Golf Unveiled

FRI, 11 NOV, 2016

Volkswagen has unveiled the facelifted Golf, revealing its subtle styling changes, up-graded interior appointments and newly developed tu...

Probably NOT Coming To A Showroom Near You – Hyundai Tests Mid-Engine Hot Hatchback

THU, 27 OCT, 2016

Hyundai has been at Germany’s Nurburgring circuit testing this Veloster-based mid-engine hot hatchback…but you’d get long odds o...

Volkswagen Bids Farewell To Scirocco R With Final Wolfsburg Edition

MON, 10 OCT, 2016

Volkswagen Australia is preparing to bid goodbye to the Scirocco R hot hatch with a limited run of 150 Wolfsburg Edition cars before the three...

Finally! Honda’s All-New Civic Type R Revealed In Paris

SAT, 1 OCT, 2016

One look at these official pics confirms the wait for the all-new Honda Civic Type R has been worth it.

Hyundai i30-Based ‘Plastic’ RN30 Heralds First ‘N’ High-Performance Vehicle - Launch Next Year

THU, 29 SEP, 2016

Hyundai’s vaunted ‘N’ high performance sub-brand shifts-up a gear at the Paris Motor Show with this i30-based RN30 concept.

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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