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2017 Hyundai i30 range review

The Hyundai i30 small hatchback is one of Australia’s highest-selling vehicles, making the brand-new third-generation version launched in April a highly significant car. Put mildly, this rival to

The 25 Best-Selling Cars of All Time

There are hundreds of different car models sold by dozens of automotive manufacturers each and every year. So when a single model strikes a chord

Audi S3 Sportback Old v New: 2017 Sportback v 2011 Black Edition

Late in 2016, we were the official media partner at the inaugural Motorworld festival at Sydney Motorsport Park, where we brought along 26 performance vehicles and

10 Cars That Are the Top Ticket Magnets in America

Though it might seem counterintuitive, the best way to avoid tickets is to drive a loud sports car. At least that’s what a survey of

Hagerty’s 10 Future Classics to Buy Right Now

The collector car market is a strange beast. Some cars are classics the instant they roll of the assembly line, while others languish for decades

Volkswagen Golf GTI first drive: The hot hatch that transcends boundaries

Some cars are considered as class benchmarks. The Volkswagen Golf GTI is one such car. And with the German firm having just refreshed its best-selling

Volkswagen Golf R-Line first drive: Leader of the pack

Given its status as the best-selling car in Europe and its leadership of the compact hatchback class, when Volkswagen updates the Golf, you take note. When

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade Review

The Worthersee Treffen is one of the more unique auto events on the calendar. It’s far from a traditional auto show, but it’s been home

15 Fastest New Cars Under $50,000

If you check our list of fastest cars ever made, you’ll see the buy-in starts in the low six figures and rises to millions of

2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S Review: Brave new turbocharged world

PROS The best-balanced sports car under $100k More affordable than the 911 Faster than the previous-generation Cayman S Comfortable enough for daily use An absolute

10 Most Ticketed Cars on US Roads

Everyone knows a red Ferrari convertible attracts attention from the highway patrol. Pricey speed demons have a certain disadvantage when it comes to moving violations,

Stick Shift? 10 Cars and Trucks That Still Have a Manual Transmission

For as much as we may bitch and moan about cars not coming with stick shifts anymore, it’s pretty obvious that no amount of complaining

2018 Volkswagen T-Roc Review

Remember back in 2014 when Volkswagen put the T-Roc Concept on display at the Geneva auto show? Well, you would be crazy if you didn’t

10 Cars That Could Have Been Built Better

It’s hard to get a car right. It’s even harder to get it perfect. That’s why cars like Volkswagen’s enduring GTI, the Mazda Miata, and

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Review

The Honda Civic has long been a go-to car for practicality and honest transportation. Sure, there have been several hyped models with plenty of horsepower

Das (Fastest) Auto : Volkswagen’s World’s 10 Fastest Models

Volkswagen has a reputation for being cars that are both fun and frugal. Sometimes they can even be quite luxurious. But when it comes to

2018 VW Atlas First Drive: A 7-seater SUV to dethrone Explorer

The 2018 Atlas is long-overdue: VW has needed a proper, 7-seater SUV for some time. More than that, it’s needed a proper, 7-seater SUV that

2017 Toyota Yaris Review

The 2017 Geneva Auto Show had plenty of supercar action, but the Toyota booth had quite the nice surprise for performance enthusiasts, in the shape

Snowpiercer: The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Is an Unstoppable Winter Car

I’m writing this review hunkered down in a house that’s been buried under 26 inches of snow over the past 24 hours. Outside sits a

2017 Suzuki Swift Review

Introduced in 2000 as the Suzuki Ignis, the Swift was redesigned in 2004 and again in 2010 when the familiar third-generation model was launched. In

Volkswagen Tiguan 162TSI Highline R-Line v Subaru Forester XT Premium comparison

You’ve decided you need a mid-sized crossover. But at the same time, you don’t want some boring econobox with snooze-worthy performance. You want something with

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport By ABT Sportsline Review

When you have a car that already holds the Nürburgringlap record for a front-wheel drive production car, there’s little reason to expect the car to

10 of the Most Powerful New Cars Available Under $20,000

Who says speed needs to be expensive? If you have $20,000 in your pocket, you can have a powerful cheap car. Unfortunately, this price point

2017 Audi A4 Sedan: Can It Conquer the Competition?

In 1982, Audi stumbled upon a gold mine when it invited Sir John Hegarty over from Britain for a brainstorming session. While visiting the German automaker,

Toyota GT86 (2017) review: Coupe a load of that

It’s -15C. Yep, minus fifteen degrees centigrade. And we’re stood staring at the brand new Toyota GT86 – which positively radiates its warm blood red

Seat Leon Cupra review: Simmering rather than on-the-boil hot hatch

Seat launched the first-generation Leon in 1998. Sportier than the VW Golf, and cheaper than the Audi A3 (with which it shared much), it married

Peugeot 308 GTi review: Five door with added ooh la la

Think GTi and Volkswagen springs to mind, right? But as you’ll know if you’ve read our review of the Peugeot 208 GTi, the French car-maker

Audi A3 Premium vs. Volkswagen GTI SE: Buy This, Not That

If you’re a German automaker in the U.S. (except for one), chances are you’ve had a license to print money for a while now. These

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 review: The retro-inspired hot hatch

The fact that the GTI Clubsport even exists is a miracle in itself. Volkswagen already offers the brilliantly capable GTI and the Golf R for

Mazda 2 Genki v Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo comparison

Light car sales may be down an alarming 16 per cent this year, but they’re still big business. Here we pitch two of the better