Volvo and Polestar have teamed up once again to produce the more performance-oriented V40 Carbon edition, boasting a number of enhancements but only available in select markets, of which ours is sadly not one.
We Lap Mont-Tremblant In Nissan's Tiny Canadian Racecar
Senior Editor Greg Migliore spends a wet day with the Nissan Micra Cup racecar at the Mont-Tremblant circuit in Quebec, Canada. It may only have 109 horsepower, but this affordable little racer offers tons of entertainment.
396-HP Plug-In Hybrid "Bridges The Gap Between Road Cars And Racing Sport Cars"
Volkswagen debuts its Golf GTE Sport Concept at the annual Worthersee festival in Austria. It "bridges the gap between road cars and racing sport cars" with striking design and a 396-horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrain.
The driver of this hatchback realizes way too late that a speed bump is coming up quickly. The situation goes very poorly for the little car, but one bystander is quite unimpressed by the whole affair.
Attendees at the annual Wörthersee festival in Austria are getting a preview of an upcoming, hotter version of the GTI called the Clubsport. It packs 261 horsepower, an overboost function, and a more aggressive exterior bodykit.
Opel and Vauxhall appear to be preparing to launch GSi versions of the next-generation Astra, slotting in below the top-of-the-line OPC/VXR hot hatch and spied undergoing testing near the Nürburgring in Germany.
Ford is expanding its door-latch recall to an additional 156,000 vehicles in North America because the doors might not close, or could open while driving. The affected models include certain years of the Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, and the majority are in the US.