Tag Archives: Hatchbacks

Report: redesigned Fiesta ST to skip US

Ford unveiled a redesigned Fiesta last November, but almost a year on the Blue Oval remains cagey on whether we'll see its latest subcompact in the United States. Based on recent comments made by a senior Ford executive, it seems at least the redesigned Fiesta ST won't be sold here. Speaking with CarBuzz at last week's 2017 Frankfurt Motor...

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Stunning Kia fastback concept previews next-gen Pro_cee’d compact

Kia has revealed a stunning fastback called the Proceed concept. Set to debut next week at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, we're sad to report the concept doesn't preview a new model line. Rather, it signals a new body style for one of the Korean brand's existing models, specifically the next-generation Cee'd compact car. Its stance...

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Suzuki debuts an all-new 2018 Swift Sport in Frankfurt

Suzuki bowed out of the U.S. market in late 2012. Its final products were actually well-built machines in the Kizashi mid-size sedan and SX4 compact hatchback. The problem was that no one was buying them, you couldn't find a dealership even if you wanted to buy one, and brand awareness on the auto side had evaporated. Still, Suzuki presses on and actually...

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Renault Mégane RS makes debut, spicier Trophy model already confirmed

Renault's newest rival to the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R has finally been revealed. The car is a new generation of the Mégane RS, and it's due on sale in markets where the French brand's cars are sold in the spring of 2018. The debut took place on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new...

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New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

BMW Group's Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from the public. The BMW Group used the feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity, helped along by...

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Stunning Kia fastback concept previews next-gen Pro_cee’d compact

Kia has revealed a stunning fastback called the Proceed concept. Set to debut next week at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, we're sad to report the concept doesn't preview a new model line. Rather, it signals a new body style for one of the Korean brand's existing models, specifically the next-generation Cee'd compact car. Its stance...

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Concept hints at new Mini John Cooper Works GP

Mini is hinting at a new generation of its John Cooper Works GP with a concept set to debut next week at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. For those unfamiliar with the GP badge, it denotes a vehicle one step above the John Cooper Works grade. Mini tends to use it towards the end of the product cycle, and so far we've only seen it used on the Hardtop body...

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New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

BMW Group's Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from the public. The BMW Group used the feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But...

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2019 Hyundai Veloster N spy shots and video

Hyundai N only in July revealed its first model, the i30 N hot hatch, but the official performance division of the Korean automaker has more coming. The next will be a Veloster N, a prototype for which has been spotted once again testing at the Nürburgring and on some of the German...

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