Posts tagged "Hot Hatchbacks"

2014 Ford Fiesta ST - Ode to Li'l Green Monster - Review, Video

$22,225 buys Ford's "Li'l Green Monster", the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST. Actually, it's an extra $595 for the SEMA worthy Green Envy Metallic tricoat paint. But so worth it. At least in the States, the Fiesta ST may well be the subcompact 5-door hot hatchback to beat.
Boston’s historic Fenway Park has the “Green Monster,” an immense wall meant to taunt big-league sluggers. Ford has now created a “Li’l Green Monster” of its own. Glowing in Green Envy, the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is that hot hatchback that will taunt boy-racers and pedestrians alike. But to forgo an ode to the Ford... Read more »

DHS Exhaust Sound Off I - 2014 Chevrolet Sonic + 2013 FIAT 500 Abarth + Lots of Beans - Videos

DHS Exhaust Sound Off I - 2014 Chevrolet Sonic + 2013 FIAT 500 Abarth + Lots of Beans - Videos
Beans. Long and green. Round and brown. Fresh, frozen, dried or straight of the can. Good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you F#%T. “Drive…He Said”  is asking readers which of these two turbocharged 1.4L gas engined hatchbacks sounds like it ate more BEANS?: - The  2013 FIAT 500 Abarth , with Essesse... Read more »

2013 Mazdaspeed3 - Satisfying the Need for Speed - Video Test Drive

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Steps for Satisfying the “Drive…He Said” Need for Speed in the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 front-drive five-door “hot hatchback“: 1) Depress the light-to-disengage Speed3 clutch pedal. 2) Find forward gear Numero Uno of the close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission, a unit which is notchy when cold and downright recalcitrant when hot. 3) Apply throttle bring revolutions of the... Read more »
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2012 Toyota Yaris SE Hatchback - Breaking an Egg

2012 Toyota Yaris SE sizzling in "Blazing Blue"
When the Toyota Yaris subcompact was first dropped on Americans in 2006, eighties TV fans must have thought they found “Mork’s Orkan” space orb. Talk about laying an egg. A generation later Toyota has finally cracked the Yaris orb into the frying pan and added a splash of hot sauce. Behold the 2012 Toyota Yaris... Read more »