Review: Ford Fiesta ST (MK8)

Introduction The Ford Fiesta ST (MK8) launched at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, is the latest B-Segment hot hatch developed by Ford Performance, available in both 3-door and 5-door versions although only the 5-door will be offered in Australia.Unlike its four-cylinder predecessor, the new ST is fitted with a turbocharged three-cylinder 1.5 liter Ecoboost engine, producing 147 kW (200 hp) of power and 290 Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front ...

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Review: Renault Megane IV 280 EDC

Introduction  The Renault Megane IV R.S. 280 launched at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, is the latest C-Segment hot hatch by Renault Sport, based on a more practical five door bodystyle.Under the bonnet, there is a new 1.8 litre TCE engine with a twin-scroll turbocharger, producing 205 kw (280 hp) of power and 390 Nm of torque, mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed dual clutch EDC gearbox. Thanks to all ...

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Audi S1 Sportback

Review: Audi S1 Sportback

Introduction Thanks to our friends at Caradvice, we had the chance to review the Audi S1 Sportback - an all wheel drive premium B-Segment hot hatch, launched back in 2014, with lots of power and a hefty price tag.The car is fitted with a turbocharged 2.0 liter TFSI engine producing 170 kW / 231 hp and 370 Nm of torque, exclusively mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox. Thanks to all that power and the quattro ...

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Review: Hyundai i30 N Performance

Introduction The i30 N is Hyundai’s first attempt to compete in the hot hatch market. With the newly established N Performance division (born in Namyang, honed Nürburgring), headed by Albert Biermann (ex BMW M boss), Hyundai is investing a lot of money, talent and effort in creating exciting high performance derivatives of its models.The C-Segment hot hatch from Korea is fitted with a 2.0 liter Turbo-GDi engine producing 202 kw / ...

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