10 All-New Hot Hatchbacks Coming to Challenge Sporty Cars in 2019

Even though many car makers are seriously considering killing off their hatchback models, the hot hatch segment is nevertheless still cherished by the fans.

Today we will be showing you all new or updated models of 2019 that elevate this class even further and can give dedicated sports cars a run for their money. If you are in love with these pocket rockets and won’t trade them for trendy bulky crossovers stay with us!

Previous #AutomotiveTerritory videos that you should check out:

Anticipated supercars that should come in the upcoming years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0toPeRi-I8

New hatchback cars that you should see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yLwOFjKjEM

All vehicles featured in this episode of the #ATsportscars series:

Mercedes-AMG A35: mercedes-amg.com/en/vehicles/a-class/hatchback/a35.html

Mercedes-AMG A35 is a performance variant of the company’s new A-Class hatchback. The automobile delivers 302 horses of power but is expected to cost around $45,000, an insanely high price for an everyday commuter.

Renault Megane RS Trophy: renaultsport.com/-megane-rs-trophy-300-2018-.html

2019 Renault Megane RS Trophy is the hottest hatchback in the 2019 Megane lineup. The car sports the top speed of 162 mph and sprints from 0 to 62 mph in 5.7 seconds.

Toyota Yaris GRMN: toyota-europe.com/new-cars/yaris-grmn

This is a rather unexpected new entry to the hot hatch family, that comes wrapped in the mall body of a Toyota Yaris. Gazoo Racing Performance division of Toyota turned this hatch into a beast with 210 horses and great performance package.

Hyundai i30 Fastback: hyundai.co.uk/new-cars/i30-fastback

In essence the fastback version of i30N is almost identical to its pure hatchback sibling that was introduced in 2018.

Audi A1 Sportback: audi-mediacenter.com/en/audi-a1-sportback-8

The second generation of Audi A1 Sportback hatch will be arriving to the market by the end of 2018 and it has already gained the universal appraisal of car experts, for being one of the ideal companions of urban lifestyle.

Ford Fiesta ST: ford.com/cars/fiesta/models/fiesta-st/

Ford Fiesta ST is a dynamic hot hatch equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost that delivers 197 horses and 202 lb-ft of torque and ensures sporty performance.

Toyota Corolla XSE: toyota.com/corollahatchback/

For the 2019 model year we are getting a glimpse of what a Corolla hot hatch could look like in the form of an XSE trim.

Chevrolet Cruze RS: media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/vehicles/cruze/2019.html

We do realize that Cruze, even in its RS trim, is far from qualifying for the title, however we wanted to acquaint you with the 2019 redesign and show the General Motors car model that got the closest to the performance 5-door class, at least in terms of looks.

Kia Ceed GT: press.kia.com/eu/en/home/models/ceed/Ceed2018.html

Kia Ceed GT is the brand’s performance oriented hatchback that is equipped with a 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder and either a standard 6-speed manual or an optional a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.

Hyundai Veloster Turbo R Spec and N: hyundaiusa.com/2019-veloster/index.aspx

Hyundai Veloster comes with two performance variants: you can either go for the performance Turbo R-Spec trim equipped with a direct –injected 1.6L Turbo Gamma four, that is good for 201 hp and 195 lb-ft, or select the nearly standalone model Hyundai Veloster N.

Aston Martin Cygnet V8: global.astonmartin.com/

Aston Martin Cygnet V8 was created as a one off build for the current owner of an Aston Martin Vulcan, probably to keep low profile on the busy city streets.


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  1. Despite the major shift of consumer attention from hatchback and estate cars to crossovers and SUVs, sporty hatchbacks are still valued for their combination of practicality and performance. Here are 10 vehicles that were presented or updated for the 2019 model year. Which one would you like to get?

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