Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy - gallery

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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    The folks at Carwow brought the Renault Sport Megane, the Volkswagen Golf GTI, and the Honda Civic Type-R on a drag strip for a series of races and tests
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    The Renault Sport Megane Trophy comes with a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine that puts out 300 ponies and 310 pound-feet of twist
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    The Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport is powered by a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged mill that churns out 300 horses and 295 pound-feet of torque
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    The Honda Civic Type-R limited edition features a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged mill that makes 320 horses and 295 pound-feet of twist
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    The Golf and the Megane come with seven-speed- and six-speed dual-clutch automatics...
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    … whereas the Civic Type-R features a six-speed manual gearbox
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    They participated in two drag races and rolling races, and a brake test
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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    In the first race, the Megane got a great start off the line, but the Golf GTI took lead within a few seconds and eventually won. The Civic caught up with the Megane at the end but couldn't beat it
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    In the second race, all the cars got good starts, but the end result was the same. The only difference was the Civic wasn’t able to close-in on the gap with the Megane
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    In the first rolling race, the Civic got the lead and left the Golf and the Megane in the dust to win the round
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    In the second rolling race, the Megane lost again, but the Golf and the Civic switched placed to hand the former the win
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    The brake test witnessed the Megane just float away, while the Civic stopped ahead just by the nose, thus giving another victory to the Golf
  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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  • Battle of Hot Hatches: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Honda Civic Type R vs The Renault Megane Trophy
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