Ford Focus ST automatic v manual v Volkswagen Golf GTI drag race comparison

The hot hatch battle is heating up. We compare the Ford Focus ST manual against the automatic, drag race them, sound check them and then drag race the Volkswagen Golf GTI!

READ

Latest videos

2020 Mazda CX-30 G20 Evolve video review

Is the Mazda CX-3 too small and the Mazda CX-5 too large? Well maybe the Mazda CX-30 is the perfect size to bridge the gap in between.

2020 Volkswagen Passat 140TSI Business video review

You should be alarmed if you see a Volkswagen Passat sedan rush up behind you, but it's okay – it's either the police or just somebody wanting to enjoy a large sedan!

This is Volvo's most affordable hybrid – and it's great! It's the XC40 Recharge PHEV

This is Volvo's most affordable hybrid model – and we are a big fan of it! It's the 2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T5 R-Design!

2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR video review

Is this the best sounding SUV on the market today? Our ears say yes, it's the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR and we have a detailed review!

Volkswagen Discover Premium infotainment video review

It's one of the biggest interior screen flexes since Tesla debuted the Model S 17-inch interior screen. But how functional is Volkswagen's Discover Premium?

2020 Mazda MX-5 RF video review

The MX-5 is one of the most popular sports cars on the road, but is the experience ruined when the soft roof is replaced by a hard one? Only one way to find out!

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 video review

If you need a seven-seat premium SUV but don't have mountains of cash, the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLB could be the answer for your family.

2020 Isuzu MU-X LS-T video review

With the all-new Isuzu D-Max just around the corner, we're yet to see what the new MU-X will look like. So is now the right time to buy an MU-X?

2020 Renault Koleos Zen video review

It's the often forgotten SUV in the mid-sized SUV segment. But, is the Renault Koleos worth checking out? And is the Zen the sweet spot in the range?

Nissan Juke video review

Meet the car that has headphones built into the front seats. It's the all-new 2020 Nissan Juke and we've taken it for a drive!

2020 Mazda BT-50 detailed walkaround review

The all-new Mazda BT-50 has landed! We get the chance to get up close and personal with the new BT-50 and give you a detailed walkaround review.

Ford Focus ST automatic v manual v Volkswagen Golf GTI drag race comparison

The hot hatch battle is heating up. We compare the Ford Focus ST manual against the automatic, drag race them, sound check them and then drag race the Volkswagen Golf GTI!