Here we have two hot hatches with the same engine, both all-wheel drive, both with very similar power-to-weight ratios, but the question is: which is faster?
The 206kW/380Nm VW Golf R has the advantage of more power and torque, but the 170kW/370Nm Audi S1 counters with around 100kg less weight.
Given how similar the two cars are on paper, the difference could come down to transmission. VW only had a DSG-equipped Golf R, whereas Audi only offers the S1 with a manual 'box.
Place your bets and watch the video above to discover the winner!