Out of the Park: The 'World Series by Renault' Clio Renault Sport…

If ever there was a French specialty in the car market, it's this particular construct of hot hatchback: a taut, track-ready sort with a squat comportment and naturally aspirated four that pulls like a mid-80s Mustang GT. Renault's unveiled yet another version of its rapidly expanding Clio RS line; this one based on… » 10/01/07 10:45am 10/01/07 10:45am

Spy Photos: Opel Corsa; Proton Hot Hatches

What does a GM sports hatchback created with Fiat (above) have in common with a Malaysian Proton sports hatchback created with Lotus (below)? Let's see, they're both small as elves and — when they go into production — will compete in the world's competitive hot-hatchback market. Judging from the spy photos, the… » 10/11/05 9:45am 10/11/05 9:45am