Elantra GTI RS?

As reported on earlier, Hyundai have been planning a more powerful version of their otherwise anemic Elantra GT. Set to compete against the VW GTI and Focus RS, Hyundai have now released details on their entrant in the hot hatch category.

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VW: From ‘Poison the Skies’ to ‘Electrify America’

As part of their settlement for the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen has announced their ‘Electrify American’ initiative which sees (one of) the largest auto maker(s) spend their $2 billion in fines on themselves. Continue reading “VW: From ‘Poison the Skies’ to ‘Electrify America’”

New GTI to Be Hybrid?

According to the folks at Autocar the next-gen GTI will come with some electric assistance to boost power and cut fuel consumption. Although already the ideal hot-hatch, an integrated starter motor with boost mode and an electrically operated compressor replacing the turbo will increase the current 2.0L’s output to 260hp. Continue reading “New GTI to Be Hybrid?”