2021 Hyundai i30 N DCT v Volkswagen Golf GTI comparison

Can a refreshed and revitalised Hyundai i30 N beat a new-generation Golf GTI for the title of Australia’s best-value hot hatch? Glenn Butler grabs both

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI review

Does the latest generation of this iconic hot hatch step up enough to justify an almost $6000 price rise? Glenn Butler finds out. Introduction When

Volkswagen Golf GTI BBS Concept pays homage to the Mk2 GTI

Volkswagen has unveiled a new production-based concept that harks back to the original Mk2 Golf GTI. Working with Philadelphia-based VW enthusiast Jamie Orr, the Golf

2022 VW Arteon Debuts In The US With 300 HP, But Don’t Call It An R

The 2022 model year is shaping up to be quite important for Volkswagen. The German brand is retiring the Passat in the United States with

Peugeot 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar Rendered As Street-Legal Machine

Even though Peugeot has retired the fabled GTi badge, it still makes performance cars. The 508 PSE available as a liftback and wagon is effectively

315-HP 2022 Volkswagen Golf R Priced at $44,640

With torque-vectoring AWD and the choice of a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic, the ultimate VW hatch will arrive in the U.S. by

Win a new Volkswagen Golf GTI – while watching TV

Volkswagen’s new ad campaign gives Aussies the chance to win a brand-new Mk8 Golf GTI Volkswagen Australia is giving away a brand-new Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTI to

Hyundai i20 N: Australian price and specs

Pint-size Korean hot hatch to split Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Polo GTI on price The Hyundai i20 N hot hatch will be priced at $32,490 plus

2022 Volkswagen Polo GTI gets a 204HP turbo four-cylinder engine

The 2022 Volkswagen Polo GTI is arriving in Europe with updated styling and more power under the hood than the old Polo GTI. The North American

VW Polo GTI Facelift First Official Images Released

It was a little over two months ago when Volkswagen introduced the facelifted Polo lineup in all but the range-topping GTI flavor. The hot hatch

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Track Test Review: Mark It Up

When an automaker invites you out to drive a redesigned model, on a track, back-to-back with its predecessor, you go. These are rare opportunities that

2022 Volkswagen Golf R review

We should count our lucky stars that Volkswagen even decided to bring the eighth-generation Golf to the US. After decimating the affordable German car’s lineup

2021 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport Turns Up the GTI’s Heat

If only VW’s hotter, 296-hp hot hatch was available in the U.S. The Volkswagen GTI belongs to a much larger clan of models in Europe than it

Manhart Golf GTI 290 has a tuned 290HP turbo engine

German tuning house Manhart has sprinkled its tuner magic on the eighth-gen VW Golf GTI. In true Manhart tradition, the Golf GTI 290 has an

Tested: 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Still Defines The Hot Hatch

VW’s latest generation of its classic hot hatchback takes on Little Tujunga Canyon Road. Good cars make you smile. The great ones make you laugh.

New Volkswagen Polo GTI teased

Pint-sized hot hatch set for new look inspired by latest Volkswagen Golf GTI A design sketch of the 2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI has been released,

2021 Volkswagen Golf Review: Frugal Farewell

It’s hard not to feel sorry for the Volkswagen Golf. Perennially overshadowed by its sportier, more eye-catching Golf GTI sibling, the “regular” car doesn’t have

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI review

We have no choice but to warn you that this entire review is one big tease. The pair of 2022 Volkswagen GTIs we tested have

Toyota GR Corolla delayed

Tough 200kW hot hatch and wild wagon still in the works, but Aussie arrival unlikely before 2023 The Toyota GR Corolla was originally expected to

Volkswagen Transporter given GTI treatment

Sportline version of Volkswagen van in Europe has lowered suspension and looks to match A darker, sportier version of the 2021 Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 has launched in

Peugeot 308 GTI Or Sport Engineered Hot Hatch Already Ruled Out

The new Peugeot 308 is undeniably one of the sharpest-looking hatchbacks on the European market. With 225 horsepower (168 kilowatts), the most powerful plug-in hybrid

Peugeot: Full range of high-performance models on way

Peugeot Sport to hot-up entire range, starting with the 508 sedan Peugeot has announced that it will produce a high-performance version of every vehicle in

2022 Volkswagen Golf R Evolves the Species

More power, more refinement, more modes, and there’s even going to be a manual. Fast and mature, the Golf R sits above the GTI in

2022 Volkswagen Golf R: First Look

The new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R made its online debut today to the excitement or VW enthusiasts everywhere. The Golf R is the highest performing

2022 Volkswagen Golf R Revealed As The Most Powerful Golf Ever

People are probably a bit disappointed that Volkswagen decided to discontinue the standard Golf in the US, and understandably so. The small hatchback has been


It was fitting that Volkswagen opted to stage the Australian launch of the final, and ultimate, edition of the Mk 7 Golf GTI on track.

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport revealed with 221kW

And next-gen VW Golf R will slam down 245kW – but Aussie models may get power cuts… The wraps have come off the new Volkswagen

We Ride Shotgun in the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

A new GTI is still a year away and VW isn’t ready to let us drive it, so we call shotgun to get an early

Mazda3 Turbo to deliver 420Nm

Vital statistics revealed for Mazda3 Turbo – high torque, AWD, auto-only for Japanese hottie Just days before the wraps come off the new Mazda3 Turbo

2020 Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI Comparison

Ford’s new baby hot hatch is finally here, but is it a better track-day proposition than VW’s Polo GTI? Horses for courses There’s a certain