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2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo vs. sporty hatchbacks and coupes: How they compare on paper

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? Ahe

Teased
VW Golf GTI TCR Prototype to debut next week in Austria

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
Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 spied for the first time

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
2018 Volkswagen Passat GT First Drive Review | No GTI, but pretty good

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 Joel Stocksdale

Report
2020 VW Golf will have more powerful GTI and Golf R versions

It seems the e-Golf is doomed.

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

Detroit
2018 Volkswagen Passat GT will show off a sportier look in 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
Best cars for $30,000 | A bevy of great choices

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
Driving nearly every VW Golf: Base, GTI, R, Alltrack — what we learned

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.

Opinion
Strange, unfunny Hyundai N Performance commercials badly miss the mark

Horse-man of the auto advertising apocalypse.

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

Report
Woman gets a Volkswagen GTI in exchange for Szechuan sauce

Fandom intensifies.

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

Review
Official
VW introduces hybrid Golf GTI First Decade at Worthersee

It's the first hybrid Golf GTI.

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

Report
VW skimps on power for Americans in the 2018 GTI and Golf R

Once again, the Europeans get all the cool toys.

Look for visual changes to accompany those under the hood.

Official
Volkswagen reveals the refreshed 2018 Golf

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
Volkswagen Group recalls 281,505 VWs and Audis for fuel leaks

There are actually three separate recalls.

No injuries or deaths have been reported.

Video
VW pits GTI against GLI in the name of Fastivus

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

Official
Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S is a record-breaker that we can't have

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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