Tag Archives: Hatchbacks

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch revealed with 302 horsepower

Mercedes-AMG has revealed its first take on Mercedes-Benz's new generation of compact cars. The car is the new A35 based on the A-Class hatchback, and it was revealed on Wednesday ahead of the world debut next month at the 2018 Paris auto show. The A35 isn't a direct replacement for the outgoing A45. That model is due out later. That's right. AMG will now...

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Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch teased ahead of 2018 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz's latest A-Class has already arrived in hatchback and sedan guises, and soon we'll see another A-Class variant revealed. We're talking about the new Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch due in October at the 2018 Paris auto show and previewed here in a pair of teaser photos. For its next generation of compact cars, AMG plans to offer two levels of...

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Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch teased ahead of 2018 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz's latest A-Class has already arrived in hatchback and sedan guises, and soon we'll see another A-Class variant revealed. We're talking about the new Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch due in October at the 2018 Paris auto show and previewed here in a pair of teaser photos. For its next generation of compact cars, AMG plans to offer two levels of...

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2019 Mini Cooper Oxford Edition offers value for college students, grads

Sick of toting the kids to their dorms a state or two away? Would it help for your college student to have a car to get from campus to that internship? Is your new graduate looking for affordable transportation? Mini may have the answer. On Wednesday Mini announced it is currently offering the Oxford Edition of its two- and four-door Cooper hatchback to...

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Rabbit Edition hops into 2019 Volkswagen GTI lineup

Volkswagen is digging back into its archives for a special-edition Golf GTI. The Rabbit Edition will join the GTI lineup for 2019. The brand hasn't released pricing or fuel economy estimates for the Golf GTI Rabbit Edition and note the vehicle pictured above is the 2018 Golf GTI. However, we do have some basic information on what to expect. Outside, VW will...

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Order the 2019 VW Golf R in 1 of 40 custom colors

Volkswagen will unveil a new generation of the Golf next year, the nameplate's eighth, but it might be some time still until the car's R variant is introduced. The good news is that the current Golf R is still a top option for buyers looking for a fast daily driver. And for the 2019 model year, VW is letting buyers add a custom touch: one of 40 bespoke...

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2019 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Ford engineers have been caught testing a new Focus ST hot hatch at the Nürburgring. It's set for a reveal early next year. Ford unveiled a redesigned Focus in April, but the only variant of the popular compact we'll see in the United States will be a soft-roader called the Focus Active (shown below). It's expected here in the fall of 2019 as a 2020...

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2019 Opel Astra spy shots and video

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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2019 Opel Astra spy shots

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N spy shots and video

Hyundai's newest Elantra GT has a sporty liftback variant sold overseas, and it's about to get the N performance treatment. The standard version of the car is called the i30 Fastback. The latest spy shots and video show a prototype for what's shaping up to be a new i30 Fastback N, a car that will debut in October at the 2018 Paris auto show. We know this is...

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