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... Read more »