2021 Ford Fiesta ST price and specs: Hot hatch loses LED headlights in cost-cutting move | CarAdvice

LED headlights removed from Ford’s pocket-sized hot hatch for MY21, alongside the Silver Fox colour. 2021 Ford Fiesta ST price and specs detailed Volkswagen Polo GTI rival loses LED headlights for 2021 Silver Fox colour also axed, but equipment otherwise unchanged 147kW/290Nm 1.5-litre turbo engine carry over Priced from $32,290 Continue Reading

Vauxhall Corsa-e VXR electric hot hatch due in 2022, not for Australia – report | CarAdvice

French-owned firm prepping all-electric hot hatch and small SUV, due early next year with bolder styling but no extra power. British brand Vauxhall – a former subsidiary of General Motors and sister brand to Holden, prior to its sale to France’s PSA, alongside Germany’s Opel – looks set to revive Continue Reading

2021 Ford Focus ST price and specs: Hot hatch gains tech, loses equipment | CarAdvice

Ford’s front-drive hot hatch gains 12.3-inch digital gauges and expanded adaptive cruise control, but loses heated seats, B&O sound system and blind-spot monitoring. 2021 Ford Focus ST updated Heated seats, premium sound system, blind-spot monitoring and more dropped New digital instrument cluster added, plus adaptive cruise control for manual models Continue Reading

2021 Renault Megane RS price and specs: Updated hot hatch offered in Trophy form only | CarAdvice

Turbo hot hatch gains new equipment, simplified range for 2021. 2021 Renault Megane RS price and specs unveiled Trophy model only available Larger digital screens new for 2021 Prices up by $500, from $53,900 plus on-road costs to $56,990 plus on-road costs Pricing and specifications for the updated 2021 Renault Continue Reading

2021 Toyota GR Yaris praised and panned: world divided over new hot hatch | CarAdvice

The first road tests of the Toyota GR Yaris have delivered the highest praise and a lukewarm reception. We think we know why the reviews are worlds apart. The new Toyota GR Yaris – the year’s most anticipated hot hatch – has received mixed reviews around the world based on Continue Reading

Five fun-size hot hatches here now or coming soon | CarAdvice

Small hatchbacks are disappearing from local showrooms due to increased prices, but the hot hatch is holding firm. These five are here now or coming soon. Hot hatches are enjoying a resurgence as our cities become congested and more buyers are treating themselves to a new car in lieu of Continue Reading

2021 BMW 128ti: 195kW front-drive hot hatch unveiled – UPDATE | CarAdvice

BMW’s first front-wheel-drive hot hatchback will pack 195kW, shave 80kg off the all-wheel-drive M135i. Update, 7 October 2020: The 2021 BMW 128ti has been revealed in full, showing us how BMW plans to compete with Volkswagen’s Golf GTI. While specifications for the front-wheel-drive hot hatch were shared last month, it’s Continue Reading

2021 Hyundai i30N hot hatch: more power, 8-speed auto, and a ‘push-to-pass’ mode | CarAdvice

The facelifted Hyundai i30 N hot hatch has been officially unveiled in Europe overnight. Here’s what we know so far. The 2021 Hyundai i30N hot hatch has technology inspired by Formula One’s ‘push to pass’ button. A new “grin shift” mode “releases maximum power … for 20 seconds … performance Continue Reading

Subaru may be developing a baby hot hatch with Toyota DNA | CarAdvice

Subaru’s desire to return to the world rally stage has led to the development of a small hot hatch, leaning on its relationship with Toyota. Subaru is rumoured to be entering the 2022 World Rally Championship – marking a return to the top echelon if the sport after an absence Continue Reading

2021 Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered: Electrified hot sedan and wagon spied | CarAdvice

The first production models from the Peugeot Sport Engineered line have been caught in what is likely promotional filming or final testing stages Photos of undisguised 2021 Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered sedan and wagon variants have been published in the European press this week, offering a first clear look at Continue Reading