Five front-drive hot-hatches compared in the race in a straightSeptember 3, 2018
The “weakest” participant is equipped with a 272-horsepower motor
The British site Carwow compared in three disciplines front-drive hot-hatches Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30 N, Renault Megane RS, Seat Leon Cupra R and Peugeot 308 GTi. The cars took part in the drag race from the place, the course, and also in the test for the efficiency of the braking system.
The most “weak” participant in the race – Peugeot 308 GTi – is equipped with a 1.6-liter turbo engine, which produces 272 horsepower and 330 Nm of torque. From a place to 100 km/h the hatchback is capable to be dispersed for six seconds.
The most powerful engine – a two-liter turbo four with a power of 320 hp (420 Nm of torque) – is installed under the hood of the Honda Civic Type R. It allows the car to exchange the first 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds.
The two-liter unit Hyundai i30 N produces 275 horsepower and 378 Nm of torque. Acceleration from a place to 100 kilometers per hour in a hatchback takes 6.1 seconds. The 280-horsepower Renault Megane RS does the same thing in 5.2 seconds. Seat Leon Cupra R, whose engine produces 310 forces and 400 Nm of torque, accelerates to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds.
Earlier, Carwow compared in a race in a straight hatchback Honda Civic Type R four different generations, arranged a race between the Audi RS3, the Mercedes-AMG A45, the Honda Civic Type R, the Volkswagen Golf R and the Ford Focus RS, and compared all the Volkswagen GTI family to the drag racing race.