Video: Mercedes-AMG A 45 4MATIC + vs Volkswagen Golf R
An acceleration race with an unexpected winner can give something to talk about. This is what happened a few months ago, when a renowned YouTube channel confronted the Mercedes-AMG A 45 4MATIC + and the new Volkswagen Golf R in a drag race that had the second as the clear winner. Nothing and nobody was prepared to assimilate what was going to happen, especially since on paper the Mercedes is more powerful and faster than the Volkswagen.
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Now, the companions of Carwow They have decided to face these two opponents again to try to show if what happened in that first acceleration race is the norm or was something accidental. To try to see which of the two sports compacts is the fastest in a straight line, they have tested different types of drag race, both with starting from a standstill and with a thrown start and using the different driving modes. I will not anticipate which one is the winner, but I will give you all the figures and specifications you need to understand the magnitude of this race.
Mercedes-AMG A 45 4MATIC+ vs Volkswagen Golf R
The first is the Mercedes-AMG A 45 4MATIC +. It is equipped with a 2.0-liter supercharged four-cylinder engine generating 387 hp and 480 Nm of torque max motor. Associated with it is an eight-speed automatic gearbox connected to a four-wheel drive system. It goes from 0 to 100 km / h in 4 seconds and registers a maximum speed of 250 km / h electronically limited. Its weight is 1,660 kg.
As for the Volkswagen Golf R, the engine is a unit of 2.0 TSI four-cylinder with 320 hp of power and 420 Nm of torque motor. In this case we find a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox connected to a 4Motion all-wheel drive system. It takes 4.6 seconds to reach 100 km / h from a standstill and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 km / h. Don’t miss the video.
Aaron Perez April 25, 2021 – 1:01 p.m.