Drag Race: Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Golf GTD [Video]

In our latest episode of Game of Golfs, we head to the quarter-mile drag strip for another Volkswagen sibling face-off. This time it's the 7.5 iteration of the #CarsAwards-winning Golf GTI versus the brand new turbodiesel-engined Golf GTD.

Interestingly, the duelling Golfs offer the same peak torque figure of 350 Nm and tip the scales at just under 1 400 kg. However, the petrol-burning GTI produces 39 kW more than the GTD; we think the turbodiesel-powered hatchback certainly has its work cut out for it.

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