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For our latest drag race, we’ve pulled together five of the latest & greatest front-wheel-drive hot hatches! On paper, these cars have what it takes to compete with each other, whether it be the all-new Renaultsport Megane RS, or the Hyundai i30N... But how will they perform once they hit the track?

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Comments

    • Ice Cube
      Ice Cube

      This is probably not the Trophy version of the Renault

      about 2 hours ago
    • lascaossos
      lascaossos

      ah Renault was worried about the competition quitting they gave them a headstart. But seriously not even trophy version stands up to ctr, also no more 4control in the trophy r but that is limited to 500 units. Gotta wait for the facelifted one to see the outcome.

      about 2 days ago
    • RoccoTsi
      RoccoTsi

      Why Renault why? Why always you make your car slow?

      about 2 days ago
    • AX Officiel
      AX Officiel

      Megane 4 RS Trophy-R is better !

      about 3 days ago
    • RotrexfezST
      RotrexfezST

      Surprised at the meg considering they’re not as heavy as the i30n etc and lost all the races lol

      Go Renaultsport ha

      I30n done well considering it’s a heavy hot hatch

      about 3 days ago
    • Gokem Regard
      Gokem Regard

      Wow type R 😂

      about 3 days ago
    • My G
      My G

      Well done Louis

      about 6 days ago
    • sikama rota
      sikama rota

      jdm dominates

      about 6 days ago
    • Jay Tobin
      Jay Tobin

      Or you could of just pressed the horn

      about 8 days ago
    • John Eldridge
      John Eldridge

      Bit harsh on the 1.6 pug.... hot hatches are meant to feel a bit on edge and aggressive. That car has demons which is a good thing I think. But agree the Honda is the pick.

      about 10 days ago
    • Marauder Shields
      Marauder Shields

      I'd love to be in a single car (civic type R) that the only thing that's really terrible about it is a weird horn...I think they look sick tho.

      about 10 days ago
    • Gilles Huioutu
      Gilles Huioutu

      French sport cars are crap !

      about 11 days ago
    • DarkMasta95
      DarkMasta95

      How come no one talks about the Leon? Every car on the video is amazing and I love the type R. But with all the hype of...type r being the best front wheel car ever with all the records, hondas best car so far and all the fuss about thiw mind blowing car, but no one talks about how seat was side by side with the supposedely best FWD ever? I think the Cupra is pretty amazing

      about 11 days ago
    • Florian Popp
      Florian Popp

      well if you planned to get the cupra R... get the i30N instead and with the saved money uprade it with a twin turbo kit, softwear and some better wheels.

      about 16 days ago
    • Robin S.
      Robin S. In reply to Florian Popp

      ...and you get the better sound by stock, as well. 😉👍

      about 16 days ago
    • legioner9
      legioner9

      Renault Megane RS is very good in corners and overall the best ballanced FWD hatchback in the world. In a straight line it is also very good. The fact that 2-3 hatchbacks are faster by a few 0. of a second is literally nothing. This point is further enhanced by the fact that the Megane RS Trophy R is Nordschleife FWD champion, over 3 seconds faster than Civic Type-R.

      about 16 days ago
    • Punch Zeebo
      Punch Zeebo In reply to legioner9

      I agree with you. I am a Megane RS 280edc owner.. the problem Is not the performance but the general quality of the car. I already went 4 Times in warranty and i now i Need to take It back again because driver seat started moving while cornering, the steering rack started doing some terrible noise while steering and fuelpump started again to whistle(they already substituted It 6000km a go). Now i have 13.000km and everything creak at any Road disconnection or manholes.

      about 14 days ago
    • Xutong Yao
      Xutong Yao

      I thought French hatchbacks were good and fast cars, but I’m wrong

      about 17 days ago
    • aj647
      aj647 In reply to Xutong Yao

      If you judge a car by its results in a drag race then you are a fool

      about 15 days ago
    • Jan Bloem
      Jan Bloem

      which one is the best buy considering you can get a 308 for 25k euros used and a leon for 35k? Which are the most and least efficient IRL?

      about 18 days ago
    • Corey Walker
      Corey Walker

      Where was the astra VXR?

      about 18 days ago
    • Tamjid Vlogs
      Tamjid Vlogs

      Peugeot sounds worst

      about 18 days ago
    • Le chat Mort NISSAN
      Le chat Mort NISSAN

      Why *Peugeot Gti the GTI 200 HP*

      about 19 days ago
    • G S
      G S

      I raced against a Cupra R yesterday with my S5 2017 and i was really suprised by this car. Had to be good with paddle shift to overtake it. Very beautiful and nice car !

      about 19 days ago
    • Ricardo Rueda
      Ricardo Rueda In reply to G S

      G S nice! I also have a S5 sport back! I also have raced a cupra, and indeed it’s difficult to shake off!

      about 12 days ago
    • Адлет С
      Адлет С

      Civic 💪💪💪💪💪
      👍👍👍👍👍

      about 21 day ago
    • Butthole service
      Butthole service In reply to Адлет С

      Адлет С 😂

      about 2 days ago
    • Titanium Taco
      Titanium Taco

      Was that the Megan RS 280 or the 300 Trophy?

      about 23 days ago
    • toni2000 tv
      toni2000 tv

      Is very fake

      about 24 days ago
    • Reavere
      Reavere

      Bro is that a CUPRA?

      about 24 days ago
    • Marco Yoo
      Marco Yoo In reply to Reavere

      Nice one! Supra parody xD

      about 24 days ago
    • Riri Riadh
      Riri Riadh

      2 françaises 2 grosse merde en accélération et en vitesse de pointe

      about 26 days ago
    • thefrench baguette
      thefrench baguette

      Restart with trophy or with new 2019 with the new trubo

      about 26 days ago
    • jay phil
      jay phil

      I am very surprised to see how quick that seat cupra r is...

      about 26 days ago
    • Berke Yelkenci
      Berke Yelkenci

      🇯🇵Japan🇯🇵

      about 26 days ago
    • legioner9
      legioner9

      Another silly video. This drag race proves nothing at all. To be expected from carwow.

      about 27 days ago