The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
Love or hate its styling, the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe John Cooper Works is easily one of the best-performing front-wheel-drive cars we've tested. Unfortunately, it's also priced about $10,000 too high.
The "Game of Thrones" author confesses on a chat show that he writes his best-selling books using WordStar 4.0 on a DOS machine. So don't distract him!
It's been a while since I've been excited about any variation of VW's Golf, but the latest Golf R revealed at the 2013 International Motor Show in Frankfurt has captured my attention.
Pricing not available
With more power and refinement, the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec has grown into a genuine contender in the sports car market. However, fans of cabin tech should look at the 3.8 Track trim level.
For $289.99, we expect all presets to function well and as only half of them do, the Sharp isn't a good value.
Speaking at Defcon, the notorious security expert lambastes what he sees as Google's destruction of privacy.
Though it's a harsh ride at times, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec delivers on the promise of being a low-cost track car for public roads while still providing the creature comforts that we think matter most.
The 2012 Volkswagen Golf R is a blast to drive on curvy roads, but can also handle the everyday routine, offering solid, if not cutting-edge, cabin tech features.
The 2013 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design is a fun and stylish little hatchback in its own right, but the performance, tech, and value of this Polestar limited edition all fall short of the competition.
Although not as sporty as its GTI sibling, the iconic 2014 Volkswagen Beetle comes through with good power and an enjoyable driving experience, but navigation isn't worth the option price.