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We at Car Articles have been extremely impressed with the many and varied cars that have been announced and are being shown at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Few motors however resonate as strongly with us as hot hatchbacks. Why? Simply put it’s the ability to chuck the shopping in, take the kids home and then have a hoot on your way to work the following day.

We talk a lot here about a car being able to fulfill on a number of levels – not least because most people can only afford one, or two in a couple. The hot hatchback remains a symbol of offering speed and performance without compromising on the day to day stuff too.

The 2016 Ford Focus RS is set to be a staggering machine, there’s no two ways about it. Clever four wheel drive, over 300 horsepowers and looks that’ll either scare the neighbours or blend in perfectly depending on the hue you choose. Oh and it even has five doors and a reasonably sized boot. Drift mode anyone? Oh go on then.

Watch the video to see what XCAR make of the 2016 Ford Focus RS. It is a beautifully shot piece and examines the previous Focus RS variants in way that you may not have considered before.


On Having Someone Choose A Car When They Know Nothing About Cars…

March 3, 2015

I recently played a game with my other half when driving on a long stretch of motorway. The game was thus – choose a car, any car, and I’ll attempt to guess the value. She would then check to see if I was close. We’d then discuss the merits of said motor. All harmless fun and […]

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New Audi TT Reaches 4 Star Safety Rating

March 2, 2015

The new Audi TT has been awarded a four star overall safety rating by Euro NCAP. The third generation TT went on sale in 2014, surprisingly without a safety rating for the European market. Following last year’s controversy in the UK, Euro NCAP has taken the initiative to put the car to the test themselves. […]

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Suzuki Offers Final Celerio Statement In February 2015

February 26, 2015

As with the previous statements issued by Suzuki regarding the possible issue with the Celerio, we will simply reproduce the text so that the message is not in any way diluted: Following a loss of braking experienced by Autocar magazine when carrying out an emergency braking test from high speed on a private road test […]

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Infinity QX30 Concept

February 25, 2015
Infinity QX30 Concept

Another car coming to the Geneva Motor Show 2015 is the Infinity QX30 Concept, as shown here. What do you think? Do you love the coupe like lines or hate the hot hatch on stilts vibe it gives? “We wanted the spontaneous fluidity of the QX30 Concept design to cut through the urban clutter and […]

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2016 Range Rover Evoque Will Be Most Efficient Ever

February 24, 2015
Range Rover Evoque 2016 model

This is the Range Rover Evoque 2016 model and it will be the most efficient that Jaguar Land Rover has ever produced! Set for the big reveal at the Geneva Motor Show 2015, the most fuel efficient Ingenium diesel engine will produce less than 110 g/km of CO2 and offer around 68 miles to the […]

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Hyundai Helps Boost Entrepreneurship Across The Next Generation

February 23, 2015

Six groups of students from schools across the UK have been working with Hyundai Motor UK to set-up their own businesses through the company’s ‘Skills for the Future’ initiative. The schools involved are: Highcrest Academy, High Wycombe; John Colet School, Aylesbury; Ysgol Gyfyn Gymraeg Llangynwyd, Bridgend; Holmer Green Senior School, High Wycombe; St. John Fisher […]

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Track Car Of The Year 2014 From evo

February 22, 2015

It is the video that you all wish you were present for the filming of – the evo Track Car Of The Year 2014! Have a look at some of the metal and see which one of the pick tickles your fancy. For us we particularly enjoyed the RenaultSport Megane Trophy R. There’s something about […]

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Are Your Devices Draining Your Car Battery?

February 21, 2015

Research revealed by Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest automotive repair company, highlights the extent of ‘i-sapping’ caused by charging devices using the car battery. Three in five (62 per cent) UK drivers are charging devices from their vehicle, with satellite navigation, smart phones and tablets all featuring in the top five most energy sapping devices. Kwik […]

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A Rolls-Royce SUV Is Coming

February 20, 2015

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce have penned an open letter detailing a new car that will be a ‘seminal’ moment in the history of the famous marque. Why is that? The text appears to indicate it could well be an SUV. Read on for the letter in full form: The launch of Phantom […]

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