Top 10: Featured Owners of 2020

2020 was a tough year for millions of people around the world. With 2021 just around the corner, we decided to create a top 10 feature with our favorite owners of 2020. As always, it was very hard for us to choose among so many great cars, but we based our list on personal preferences, photo quality, rating, modifications, rarity,  and cool factor. Enjoy!10. David Béliveau  and Frank B - Ford Focus ...

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Top 10: Featured Owners of 2019

With the new year just around the corner, we decided to create a top 10 feature with our favourite owners of 2019. It was very difficult to select only 10 cars, but we based our list on personal preference, photo quality, rating, modifications and rarity,  in combination with the cool factor of the cars.10. Scott Rolfs – Ford Focus ST MK3 (facelift)We start our list with Scott Rolfs from Milwaukee, Wisconsin ...

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Top 10: Featured Owners of 2018

With the new year just around the corner, we decided to create a top 10 feature with our favorite owners of 2018. It was very difficult to select only 10 cars, but we based our list on personal preference, photo quality, rating, modifications and rarity,  in combination with the cool factor of the cars.10. Rhys Phillipson and Maddy Ainsley – Suzuki Swift SportWe start our list with two identical Suzuki Swift Sport from ...

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Missed Opportunities: Toyota Corolla E110

We love hot hatches because they combine driving pleasure with every day practicality in an affordable package. Despite the popularity of the hot hatch market, not all companies share our excitement. In the "Missed Opportunities" articles, we are going to talk about hatchbacks that never got the "h0t" version they certainly deserved. What did we get? The 8th generation of the Toyota Corolla launched in 1995 (Japan) with other markets following in 1997 and 1998.The ...

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Top 10: Hot Hatch Concepts

Over the years, car brands have shared their vision for hot hatches through concept cars, taking advantage of the lack of limitations they provide. In this top 10 list we have included our favorite hot hatch concepts that we would love to see in production form, although we know that in most of the cases they were created only as design and engineering studies.10. Nissan Pulsar Nismo Concept (2015)Nissan launched ...

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Generations: Opel Corsa GSi

The Opel Corsa E GSi just went on sale in the European market, as an affordable and sporty B-Segment hot hatch. Based on the chassis of the Corsa E OPC and with the same bodykit, but with a less powerful 1.4 liter engine, the Corsa E GSi revives a nameplate that distinguished the most powerful versions of Opel's cars before OPC (Opel Performance Division) was founded in 1997.The first cars that got ...

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Top 10: Hot Hatches with V6 engines

The most common engine type used in hot hatchbacks is the inline-four,  however there has been some exception to the rule. In this feature we are going to pay tribute to 10 hot hatches that went into production with a V6 engine, hoping that we will get to see more of them in the future.As you will notice, 6 out of the 10 spots of the list are taken by ...

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Top 10: The smallest engines fitted in hot hatches

In the automotive world, size doesn't always matter as there have been plenty of hot hatchbacks fitted with tiny engines that still offered unforgettable driving experiences. To honor those who have proven that you shouldn't judge a car based on its engine capacity, we prepared a list with the smallest engines fitted in hot hatchbacks! (For more information, photos and detailed specs, click on the name of each model):10. PSA Group TU-series engine – ...

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Top 10: The Fastest Accelerating Hot Hatches (2018)

Specifications are not always the most important factor of buying a car but the classic 0-100 km/h acceleration time has always been a benchmark for hot hatches. For our first top-10 feature, we prepared a list with the fastest accelerating hot hatches that are currently on sale. For more information and detailed specs, click on the name of each model:10. Renault Megane IV RS - 0-100 km/h in 5,8 secThe newest car ...

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