ARTICLES RELATING TO HOT HATCH

SPIED: Renault Twingo RS

2014-07-28 10:50

Renault is planning a pocket-rocket version of its third-generation Twingo. Wheels24 Spy photographers spotted the new RS-badged Twingo in action!

SPIED: Next Ford Focus RS!

2014-06-12 09:10

Wheels24's spy photographers spotted what will become Ford's next RS-badged model driving along a Germany freeway.

SPIED: Next Civic Type R

2014-05-15 14:43

Honda’s hottest Civic yet was spotted undisguised at the Nurburgring, Germany. Check out spy images of the Civic Type R!

Sizzling 170kW S1 headed for SA

2014-02-13 14:45

Audi South Africa will boost its local range later in 2014 with the introduction of its smallest S-badged hatchback yet – the S1. Check out details and gallery images of this 170kW hot hatch!

FIRST DRIVE: Chev's Sonic RS

2014-02-07 07:28

There’s a new performance badge in town – even though it’s a rookie plate – it looks like ye old faithful automaker has some tricks up the Sonic RS’s sleeve. JANINE-LEE GORDON drives Chevrolet’s new hottie.

Audi’s 206kW S3 hot hatch in SA

2013-10-22 11:37

Audi’s third-generation two-door S3 has arrived in South Africa. What’s more, its four-door sibling will arrive on in November 2013. Check out our gallery images!

Driven: 154kW Corsa OPC 'Ring edition

2013-09-20 11:43

Opel is planning a resurgence in SA and the automaker has come out swinging with four new models. Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS got to grips with the star of the line-up - the Corsa OPC Nurburging Edition!

Pug's next-generation 308 hatch

2013-08-28 14:55

The new 308 hatchback will be one of the star attractions at Peugeot's 2013 Frankfurt motor show stand. What's more, nine examples of the five-door model will be on show!

Reader: 'Love the GTI's styling'

2013-07-02 10:39

Volkswagen’s new Golf GTI will arrive in SA this week. Wheels24 reader IVAN VAN DER MERWE says although he loves the model's styling, he is "disappointed" with its performance.

SNEAK PEEK: Golf GTI for SA

2013-07-01 12:59

Volkswagen’s next-generation Golf GTI is headed for SA. Check out our sneak peek on VW’s quintessential hot hatch. We have pricing and details!

Driven: Ford’s 134kW Fiesta ST

2013-05-28 05:51

Impeccable handling, grin-inducing performance... Ford’s latest ST-badge hot-hatch arrives on our shores. We take the 134kW Fiesta ST for a spin around Red Star Raceway in Jozi. GALLERY

Fast lady sets pace for Astra OPC

2013-02-14 11:35

GM Africa has launched the latest version of Opel's Astra OPC for South Africa at Kyalami - and a hot radio DJ set the time to beat.

Ford’s 132kW Fiesta ST for SA

2013-02-08 12:38

Ford has begun production of its 2013 Fiesta ST in Germany but South African fans will have to wait a little longer for the hot hatch...

 

Worth the wait? STI joins SA WRX stable

2014-06-19 08:33

Subaru SA builds on the launch of its new WRX with the soon-to-arrive performance-tuned 221kW/407Nm STI derivative in July. You'd better act fast as only 30 units will be available!

SPIED: Next Ford Focus RS!

2014-06-11 10:55

Wheels24's spy photographers spotted what will become Ford's next RS-badged model driving along a Germany freeway. Take a look...

SPIED: Next Civic Type R

2014-05-14 15:10

Honda’s hottest Civic yet was spotted undisguised at the Nurburgring, Germany. Check out spy images of the Civic Type R!

Sizzling 170kW S1 headed for SA

2014-02-13 07:48

Audi South Africa will boost its local range later in 2014 with the introduction of its smallest S-badged hatchback yet – the S1. Check out details and gallery images of this 170kW hot hatch!

SPIED: Next Honda Civic Type R

2013-11-19 11:16

Ahead of the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Honda showcased what will become its next Civic Type R at its test track in Tochigi, Japan. Check out gallery images of the new model!

Limited edition Megane RS in SA

2013-10-01 14:16

Red Bull's 2012 F1 Constructors’ title led to a special Renault Megane - the 195kW Megane RS RB8 Special Edition. You'd best hurry if you want one - only 50 will be imported!

Mini-Merc with heavyweight punch

2013-08-30 07:11

Here’s bragging material for the golf club: “Hey, guess what? I just bought the world’s most powerful four-cylinder compact production car.”

Vive 208: Peugeot GTi is back!

2013-07-09 09:23

205, 206, 207… Peugeot’s hot-hatch heritage is long and illustrious and its GTi moniker has just returned to SA on the 208 GTi. Can it handle the competition?

Reader: ‘No rush to buy next GTI’

2013-07-01 14:25

Volkswagen’s seventh-generation Golf GTI will arrive in SA this week. Wheels24 reader MARCEL WELMAN says he is in no rush to sell his MK VI GTI.

Reader’s ride: 2013 Ford Fiesta ST

2013-06-19 09:29
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“The car has grown from a naughty teen into a true athlete,” writes a Wheels24 reader he trades his well-loved Fiesta for its race-bred ST sibling.

Revealed: SA's next Golf GTI

2013-02-27 13:55

Hot off the SA launch of its seventh generation Golf, Volkswagen has lifted the covers off its next GTI ahead of the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show. SA hot hatch fans rejoice - the new GTI will arrive in SA later this year!

Fast lady sets pace for Astra OPC

2013-02-13 07:24

GM Africa has launched the latest version of Opel's Astra OPC for South Africa at Kyalami - and a hot radio DJ set the time to beat.

First peek - Kia's 1.6 hot hatch

2012-11-28 09:53

Korean automaker Kia gives us a sneak peek of what will be hot hatch version of its Pro_cee’d. Check out the 1.6 turbocharged GT!

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