4 years ago

VW Golf GTI Mk1 vs Golf GTI Mk7 - Old vs new drag race challenge

Auto Express
Auto Express
Ever wondered if those iconic classic cars can still hold their own against their modern counterparts? We decided we would put them head-to-head with their descendants in a drag race with a twist. To make it more interesting the old cars get a head start decided by their age. But can the new cars with more power still beat them?

We’ve brought together the original and the latest model Volkswagen Golf GTI and Mazda MX-5, the Vauxhall Astra GTE and current VXR, as well as the Ford Fiesta XR2 and latest Fiesta ST.

In this video we pit GTI against GTI.

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