Hyundai i30 N, Ford Focus ST and Honda Civic Type R brought to dragSeptember 13, 2020
The authors of the Carwow YouTube channel on Sunday, September 13, organized a race in which 5-door hatchbacks from South Korea, the USA and Japan participated.
All three models feature a front-wheel drive system, a 6-speed manual transmission, turbo engines of similar performance and comparable cost. The fourth contender was a special version of the MINI JCW GP with automatic transmission.
The Honda Civic Type R is one of the fastest front-wheel drive mass-produced hot hatches. The model is equipped with a 320-strong “turbo four” with a volume of 2.0 liters. The cost in the British car market is 32,000 pounds. At the same time, Ford Focus ST is equipped with a larger 2.3-liter turbo engine with 280 hp. This car costs 30,000 pounds.
The Hyundai i30 N in the flagship Performance variation has a 275-horsepower 2.0-liter unit, while after chip tuning and replacing the intake, performance was increased to 325 hp. The price of the car is up to 30,000 pounds. As for the MINI JCW GP, it is equipped with a 2.0-liter 306-horsepower engine. This car costs 34,000 pounds.
Hot hatches with manual transmission showed similar results, keeping within 0.4 seconds at a distance of 402 meters. In all dynamic races, the victory was won by MINI with automatic transmission.
In addition, it was recently reported that the Ferrari 812, Aventador SVJ and the new Porsche 911 Turbo S were brought to drag. It is worth saying that the coupe competed in races of 402 meters, in starts from the course from 80 km / h in various modes.
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