GTI

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Shines as a GTI with a Trunk–But with a Cheaper Interior

Based on the seventh-generation Jetta, the new GLI is an instrument of joy in need of a better instrument panel. I love the Volkswagen Golf

2019 Ford Focus ST vs. 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Which Is Better?

If you’re looking for a practical compact hatchback that’s also a blast to drive, then what you’re looking for is a hot hatch. Hot hatchbacks

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Review — International

Power, noise and aggression run amok as Volkswagen adds even more sauce to its hot hatch The Volkswagen Golf GTI just went from well-mannered hot

Turbo Toyota Corolla hot hatch is go

Senior Japanese exec officially confirms Corolla GRMN – and it won’t be a hybrid Back in April 2018 during the international launch of the new-generation

All-new 206kW Ford Focus ST hot hatch revealed

Redesigned Ford Focus ST gets more power and new tech to take the battle to Volkswagen Golf GTI Ford Performance has pulled the drapes off

Volkswagen Golf GTI drive-away pricing announced

Iconic German hot hatche is now sub-$48K drive-away in standard five-door auto form… for a short time The Volkswagen Golf GTI is now priced at $47,990

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI spices up the compact sedan segment

Let’s face it: The compact sedan segment is hardly the most exciting space in the automotive industry. Volkswagen wants to make it more alluring with

Volkswagen Up GTi review: Old school fun

Everyone remembers their first car. Old, a bit rubbish, really quite slow – right? First cars make you fond of them because they create powerful memories.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI packs Golf GTI tech into sports sedan

Volkswagen has revealed the 2019 Jetta GLI, wrapping the 2.0-liter TSI engine of the Golf GTI in a performance sedan body. Making its debut at

Hyundai i30 N v Renault Megane RS v Volkswagen Golf GTI comparison

i30 N Luxury pack v Megane RS Sport EDC v Golf GTI (MY19 180kW) Renault and Volkswagen engineers had the great minds to think alike

Volkswagen Golf GTI and R manual killed – for good

The original hot hatch to go without a manual transmission in future Volkswagen Australia has sensationally consigned the manual gearbox to history in its performance

2019 Porsche Panamera GTS first drive review

Navigating GT territory requires a very precise map. Historically, we’ve seen the GTA, GTB, GTC, GTD, GTE, GTI, GTO, GTR, and GTS nameplates on the

2019 Volkswagen Golf range: Full pricing and specs

Updated version of German car-maker’s most popular model now in showrooms Volkswagen Group Australia has announced full pricing and specifications for its upgraded 2019 VW

2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI v Renault Clio RS Sport Comparison

The Volkswagen Polo is only two years younger than the Golf, yet it took 19 years for Volkswagen to finally determine that its city car

New Ford Fiesta ST vs new Volkswagen Polo GTI Comparison

Is the Ford Fiesta ST still the affordable hot hatch to beat? This new one is here to prove that it is – but first

2019 Renault Megane RS v Ford Focus RS v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Editor’s note: the video above focuses largely on the track prowess of these three cars, while this written review will stick to their performance on the

2018 Volkswagen Polo 85TSI Comfortline v Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo

The Suzuki Swift and Volkswagen Polo account for more than 20 million global sales between them – and that’s not counting the Japanese city car’s

Volkswagen Polo range updated

Beats special and GTI added to German light hatch range as digital dashboard and R Line visuals join options list Volkswagen Australia has announced a

2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS v McLaren 540C comparison

You know you’re swimming in dangerous waters trying to rationalise a sub-genre in which to fit the Audi R8 RWS and the McLaren 540C when

2018 SsangYong Tivoli XLV Ultimate Review

Feature-packed, budget-priced seven-seat crossover ticks lots of boxes, but misses a few too What we liked: • Interior space • Equipment levels • Quiet cabin

DS 3 review: Café Racer special edition sizzles

Rolling out originally with the chevrons of Citroën on the front, the DS 3 had a revamp and refresh in 2016, now sitting pretty in the avant-garde

Volkswagen Polo review: The small car without holes

After the Golf, the smaller Polo is Volkswagen’s best-selling car in the UK. It’s easy to overlook, but the Polo is everywhere. To our minds,

New Suzuki Swift Sport vs Volkswagen Up GTI Comparison

Suzuki’s new Swift Sport promises lots of fun for the money – but is it a better bet than our current favourite baby hot hatch,

2018 Audi SQ7 Vorsprung FIRST DRIVE review

We test the ultimate version of our favourite fast SUV, the new Audi SQ7 Vorsprung. Is it worth the extra outlay? *** Note : £1

The 5 Most Fuel Efficient Non-Hybrid Cars in 2018

What is the most important factor to consider when shopping for a new car? In an ideal world, every one of us should be driving

2018 Mazda CX-5 v Volvo XC40 comparison

A mainstream mid-sized SUV versus a premium compact sports utility vehicle… Well, who said cross-shopping is always about comparing direct rivals? This comparison between the 2018

BMW i3 review: Living with the ultimate electric car?

This is what’s called putting your money where your mouth is: because this is a review of our BMW i3. Yes, Pocket-lint went out and bought an

New Renault Megane RS vs Honda Civic Type R vs Volkswagen Golf R Comparison

What’s the best hot hatch on sale today? To find out we’re pitting the new Renault Megane RS against our reigning champion, the Honda Civic

2018 Audi Q2 v Volvo XC40 Comparison : Two small, chic luxury crossovers out of Europe duke it out

From our vantage point, there’s barely a volume carmaker of note without a small crossover SUV – a high-riding hatchback with attitude designed for young up-and-comers

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Limited Edition Review

Mazda’s evergreen roadster, the MX-5, gets impressive new tricked up chassis – for a price What we liked: • Steering • Brakes • Gearbox Not