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02 Apr 2020

2020 Ford Fiesta ST review

FORD’S FIESTA ST is one of the benchmark hot hatches of the last decade. Given a chance to drive the new-generation ST here in Australia, we were more than keen to see if it will carry the baton into the 2020s. IN A NUTSHELL: The new Fiesta ST is a

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01 Apr 2020

Toyota confirms Corolla GR, Australia in sight

A new hot hatch rival to the Golf GTI, Hyundai i30 N and Renault Megane RS looks set to join the Yaris GR in Toyota’s lively hot hatch lineup. TOYOTA HAS confirmed the Corolla GR hot hatch name, registering the badge around the world including in Australia. Previous reports suggest

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16 Jan 2020

Why are the Hyundai i30N’s brakes so good?

Brakes are the most important upgrade if you want to track a roadcar, but Hyundai’s done the job for you on the i30N.

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2020 Yaris GR Australia
10 Jan 2020

SUPER HOT HATCH: Toyota introduces 192kW/360Nm GR Yaris

Toyota has announced official details of its first hot hatch in decades, the Yaris GR.

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24 Dec 2019

2021 Ford Focus RS to go electric?

According to a report out of the UK we can expect the new Ford Focus RS to land in just two years and packing impressive hybrid electric power.

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18 Dec 2019

Hyundai shows how to build a performance brand at the N Festival

Hyundai is new to the performance car world, but knows how to do it right. 

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17 Dec 2019

Hyundai i30 N: sports car vs motorsports car vs racing car

Robert Pepper has recently track-tested the Hyundai i30 N and surmises that it’s not purely a sportscar, but a motorsports car built for track days.

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06 Dec 2019

2020 BMW 1 Series review: 118i and M135i xDrive

BMW 1 Series 118i and M135i xDrive review 2020 with price, specs, performance, ride and handling, interior, ownership, and our car expert independent verdict and score.

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20 Sep 2019

Hyundai i30 N Option accessories for Australia

Hyundai’s popular i30 N is about to get a whole lot hotter with the N Option pick ‘n’ mix.

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18 Sep 2019

Hyundai Australia to take i20 N

We’re waiting for Hyundai’s crack N Division to confirm it, but Australia’s local arm is already hot for the idea of a Ford Fiesta ST rival.

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10 Sep 2019

Ford confirms pricing for most powerful Focus ST

Ford’s 200kW-plus front-wheel-drive hot hatch is about to land in Australia and take on rivals like the Hyundai i30 N and Volkswagen Golf GTI.

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03 Sep 2019

Ford Fiesta ST pricing confirmed for Australia

Ford confirms new hot hatch to launch in Australia early next year

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27 Dec 2018

Hyundai i30 N Vs Renault Megane RS280 – Comparison Review

Dan DeGasperi wrestles with the Hyundai i30 N and Renault Megane RS280 to find out which one’s the hottest hatch.

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17 Dec 2018

2018 Renault Megane RS Review

Toby Hagon’s 2018 Renault Megane RS Review with Price, Specs, Performance, Ride and Handling, Ownership, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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24 Sep 2018

2018 Hyundai i30 N Review

Isaac Bober’s 2018 Hyundai i30 N Review with Price, Specs, Performance, Ride and Handling, Ownership, Safety, Verdict and Score.

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