APR VW Golf R “RLMS” unveiled at SEMA

American tuning company APR that specialized in Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche models, unveiled the APR VW Golf R "RLMS" concept car at  SEMA 2018 in Las Vegas.The one-off hot hatch features significant visual and mechanical modifications inspired by the tuner's racing background, and is based on the Volkswagen Golf VII R (facelift).The APR VW Golf R "RLMS" is fitted with the APR Stage III+ engine build with a twin scroll Borg ...

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Toyota Corolla concepts at SEMA

Toyota launched several hot hatch concepts based on the new Corolla at the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. Let's admire them one by one, until we wait for the official hot hatch version of the Corolla which is probably coming in the near future.Super Street Automotive media network - Super Street - built this unique Corolla with bright red paint, red neon lighting, lowered suspension, black coloured Volk Racing ...

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Abarth 695 Rivale coming to Australia

Abarth Australia announced that a limited number of 35 vehicles of the 695 Rivale Special Edition will be available for Australian customers in both hatch and convertible versions from early 2019.The Abarth 695 Rivale is inspired by the Italian yatchbuilder Riva, featuring a two tone exterior finish of Riva Blue and Tributo Ferrari Grey, satin chrome details, xenon headlights, Rivale badges and 17” Super Sport Grey Alloy Wheels.Under the bonnet, ...

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MINI Cooper S Kensington Edition

MINI Australia unveiled the Kensington Edition for the Cooper and Cooper S models, limited to only 60 units for the local market (800 units worldwide).The Kensington Edition comes with the exclusive "Pure Burgundy" heritage finish combined with the Panoramic Glass Sunroof, 17 inch Cosmos wheels, LED headlights and LED taillights with Union Jack graphics. Additionally, the model is distinguished by unique door sills and K badges on the B Pillars.Inside, the ...

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VW Golf IV R32 VS Alfa Romeo 147 GTA

The Volkswagen Golf IV R32 (2002) and the Alfa Romeo 147 GTA (2003) were the only V6 powered hot hatches in the 00's and two of the most powerful hatchbacks at the time of their launch. Both cars had a displacement of 3.2 liters and similar horsepower figures, however the Volkswagen transferred the power to all four wheels while the Alfa Romeo was front wheel drive.So let us move on ...

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Mini Cooper S GT Edition

MINI Cooper S GT Edition

After the JCW International Orange Edition we saw earlier this year, MINI launched another special edition of the famous hot hatch - the Cooper S GT Edition which will be limited to 150 units exclusively available in France.This version pays tribute to the Mini 1275 GT launched in 1969, a model that was originally intended to replace the Mini Cooper S with a more boxy front end design and a new four cylinder ...

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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5

New livery for the VW Polo GTI R5

Volkswagen presented the updated livery of the Polo VI GTI R5 race car that will compete in international and national rally championships, with customer deliveries starting on November.The race version of the Polo VI GTI is fitted with a turbocharged 1.6 liter engine producing 200 kw (272 ps) and 400 Nm of torque, sending power to all four wheels through a sequential, five-speed racing gearbox. The car's weight is 1230 ...

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Skoda Vision RS Concept

ŠKODA Vision RS Concept

After a long teaser campaign, Škoda finally launched the Vision RS at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. The concept is previewing a future C-Segment hot hatch from the Czech car manufacturer, combining a sporty character with a hybrid power-train and the use of sustainable materials.The  car is fitted with a plug-in hybrid system combining a 1.5 liter TSI engine (150 ps / 110 kw) and an electric motor (102 ps / 75 ...

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Hyundai i30 N Option Concept

Hyundai i30 N Option Concept

Besides the i30 N Fastback that we saw a few days ago, Hyundai is launching another interesting concept at the 2018 Paris Motor Show previewing a number of customisation features that will be available for the i30 N in the future.The i30 N Option concept is fitted with 25 exterior avnd interior individualisation options including:Carbon rear wing with the N emblem Carbon Hood with integrated air vents Front Splitter Side Sills ...

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ŠKODA details the Vision RS Concept

Following the recent preview, ŠKODA released more information on the Vision RS Concept that will be unveiled at the 2018 Paris Motor Show in October, including additional sketches. As a reminder, the Vision RS will be a five-door hot hatchback measuring 4356 mm in length, 1810 mm in width and 1431 mm in height, with a 2650 mm wheelbase - which might lead to a production C-Segment model in the following ...

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