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Comparo

How does it match up with the performance establishment?

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster is completely new for its second generation, and it will be hitting dealers soon. And in Veloster Turbo form, it promises to be an interesting entry in the highly competitive affordable sporty car segment, one mostly populated by hot hatchbacks such as itself. The question of course is, can it stand up to the establishment, a group of vehicles including models with decades of history? Ahead of an upcoming drive, we decided to compare its specifications with those of the

Teased

The new hot hatch will go into production later this year

Wörthersee — the premier Volkswagen GTI meetup in the world — starts in just a few days in a small town in Austria. The event has been embraced by both Volkswagen and its fans. We usually end up seeing some pretty sweet concept cars like a Porsche-powered VW Type 2 or the bonkers mid-engine VW GTI W12. This year, we'll see the new VW Golf GTI TCR Prototype, a near-production ready hot hatch that goes into production this fall.

Spy Shots

This is still a very early prototype

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is a favorite among the Autoblog staff. Until recently, one among us owned a fifth-generation model. The current Mk7 is a great car, but it's getting along in years. It's been on sale for four years in the US and six years in Europe. Development on the eighth-generation is underway, and spy photographers caught an early test mule having a bit of trouble on the road.

Review

VR6 power at a significant discount

The Volkswagen Passat is not a sedan known for sportiness. It's very spacious, and it comes in a plain and simple wrapper. That's why it was a bit of surprise when Volkswagen showed a concept for a "GT" version that looked like a big GTI, complete with black grille and red highlights, lower ride height and big wheels. It was even more surprising that the car, which VW said was developed by folks at the company's Tennessee facility playing around with ideas for what a Passat could be, became a pr

Report

It seems the e-Golf is doomed.

Blame the I.D. range for the demise of the e-Golf.

Detroit

GTI looks, with venerable VR6 power.

The Passat GT is aimed squarely at the U.S. of A. with about 20 updates, mostly cosmetic.

Featured

We choose from sedans, SUVs, wagons, hot hatches, plug-in hybrids and minivans to meet your budget.

What's the best car for $30,000? We choose from sedans, SUVs, wagons, hot hatches, plug-in hybrids and minivans to give you a good place to start your search.

Quick Spin

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.

Opinion

Horse-man of the auto advertising apocalypse.

A case study in how not to launch a brand campaign.

Report

Fandom intensifies.

Really guys, this is starting to be a bit much.

Review
Official

It's the first hybrid Golf GTI.

410-horsepower gasoline engine meets 16-horsepower electric motor.

Report

Once again, the Europeans get all the cool toys.

Look for visual changes to accompany those under the hood.

Official

You'll have to squint to tell it's different.

The new Golf gets more LEDs and bigger screens, and the GTI gets more power.

Recalls

There are actually three separate recalls.

No injuries or deaths have been reported.

Video

C'mon you're sick of Pokemon. This has the GTI.

Official

Volkswagen will build just 400 of these high-performance GTIs, with 100 limited to the German market. The rest will be spread everywhere not called America.

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