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The Toyota GR Yaris and Honda Civic Type R are easily two of the feistiest hot hatches currently out in the open. They both look mean, handle superbly, and put out figures that easily dwarf those of their non-performance-oriented counterparts.
This is how you make a great hot hatch even greater
Litchfield has revealed it intends to do unholy things to one of the hot hatch hall of fame's newest entrants. It intends to begin upgrading and tuning the mighty Toyota GR Yaris."Litchfield hasn't experienced such strong customer anticipation for
A tough call to make, but someone’s got to do it
2020. Hardly a belter of a year, eh? Back in the early summer, Germany seemed to be the only country doing anything right. Where was France? And come to think of it, where is France now? It's only been a late
The debate rages on
Blah, blah, blah, gearboxes. We've all picked a side. You either want a lightning-out-of-a-rocket-launcher-fast paddle-shifter that swaps cogs quicker than you can blink shower gel out of your eye, or you're a steampunk
This will be powered by the BMW i3’s 184hp, 270Nm electric motor
True, news of a prototype hot hatch testing around the Nurburgring isn't exactly cresting 'Dog Learns To Speak!' levels of hysteria, but this particular combination is quite a big moment, because underneath said prototype hot hatch lies a fully electric drivetrain.
The Nordschleife BtG section, to be exact
The Toyota GR Yaris is a true hot hatch. We haven't driven it ourselves yet, but we're taking the word of the guys from Top Gear UK for it. It's tiny, it's fast, and it looks like a
“It drives like you hoped it would. Like you dreamed it would”
The GR Yaris is a Toyota hot hatch, if you want to hugely downplay it. Because it's actually far more significant and exciting than that. And very much not a Yaris as you know it. Here's the score: the regulations
Yes to more updates
Gran Turismo 7 might be on the way, but there are still two very good reasons for racing sim fans to get behind the wheel in Gran Turismo Sport.For one, there's still no telling when the next-generation GT installment
Is that a good or a bad thing?
In the late '90s when Jordan (the model, not the beautiful Arabian land) and Habbo Hotel were a thing, the public's perception of a fast hatchback was quite different to what it is today. Back then, making a small car fast
How’s that for a hot hatch?
Listen up, all of you who think the all-wheel-drive VW Golf R is one of The Boring Hot Hatches. The new Mk8 Golf R would like a word, and that word is 'drift.'Yes, the all-new super-Golf can
From its 1.6-liter turbo engine
Welcome to one of 2020's easiest-to-understand new cars. This isn't a niche-busting crossover-urban-SUV hodgepodge with a hybrid propulsion system that even Tony Stark couldn't explain. Nope, this is old-school. The new Hyundai i20N
And almost 300hp
Don't get too excited. The new Golf GTI Clubsport is not the follow-up to 2016's Nürburgring front-wheel-drive record-holder, the Clubsport S. It's not a limited edition and precisely no effort has been made to
Attention, hot-hatch lovers
Anyone here who's been eyeing a brand-new Honda Civic Type R is going to want to sit down for this. The hot hatch's price just went down by a considerable bit.Honda Cars Philippines is slashing P180,000
This Civic went on a diet
If you have, it was two entire decades ago and on the EK9 Civic Type R, aka the first generation of Honda's hot hatchback.Its trademark color, Sunlight Yellow, is your only option on this new, Limited Edition version of the
It’s a brilliantly judged package that will please anyone
Since 2017, the Honda Civic Type R been a truly outstanding hot hatchback that operates on a different level to the rest of its front-driven rivals. One with nary a chink in its armor. Yet three years into its life, Honda
The hot hatch just got even hotter
It appears Kei Miura isn't the only one who's been busy tinkering with the all-new Toyota GR Yaris. Japanese pro drifter Daigo Saito has also done his work on the hot hatch, and he's actually given it a
The finished product looks badass
It was only a matter of time until Kei Miura and the guys at TRA Kyoto got their hands on the all-new Toyota GR Yaris. They've now done their magic on the new hot hatch, and boy, does it look
Could this hot hatch be coming our way?
Aggressive styling, a lightweight 4WD drivetrain, 0-100kph in 5.5secs, and a turbocharged 1.6-liter mill that generates 257hp and 360Nm of torque. The Toyota GR Yaris is, in every sense of the word, a hot hatch. Don't take
Some improvements don't feel like improvements
This is the heir to the throne. The next in the dynasty. No hot hatch has a greater heritage than this. A Volkswagen Golf GTI should be all things to all people: the quintessential do-it-all family car. So, no pressure
Honda’s hot hatch continues to break records
It's hard to believe the Honda Civic Type R's record-breaking Nürburgring blitz is already half a decade old. While the vehicle no longer holds the record for fastest front-wheel-drive car around the 'Ring-it has since
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