Reimagining the Honda Civic Hatchback

Lead designer Daisuke Tsutamori explains how the team managed to make this new design just a little bit radical

Possibly the most successful car in Honda’s history, the Civic hit America’s shores in the midst of a gas crisis in the mid-1970s and became the first large-volume Honda car sold in the US. Next year, we’ll see the 11th generation Civic sold worldwide, debuting as a 2022 Hatchback model. With Americans buying fewer cars, and committing more to SUV crossovers, Honda had to shake …

Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Inside the fast, fun and powerful hatchback

by Justin Kaehler Just last year, it seemed Volkswagen had reached peak hatchback status, but evidently, they had grand plans. The respected company is now ready to release its ultimate hatchback, the Golf R. It’s the fastest, most powerful Golf ever made and has the specs to back it up. It’s bigger and more spacious than the previous generation R, but also lighter and packs …