Audi S3 vs Volkswagen Golf R: Which Is Fastest?

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The all-new Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R are two very similar vehicles. Both cars are hatchbacks and they belong to the Volkswagen Group.

The similarities didn’t end there as the S3 and the Golf R are made to run on the same drivetrain and engine. Both vehicle operates on AWD and they also rely on the same 2L TFSI engine – pumping out 305hp.

The only difference, although still down to preference, is the gearbox. The Golf R has a traditional manual shifter whereas the S3 is equipped with a 7-speed automatic.

Today, the lads at CarWow has demonstrated the speed difference of the S3 and the Golf R. The two hatchbacks were made to contest each other on a drag race and it brought out a winner. You can find out below.