Which is the hot-hatchback champion of champions? We’ve long loved the Volkswagen Golf R – a five-star car by our reckoning – but is it a match for the vastly more powerful and, to be fair, vastly more expensive, Mercedes-AMG A45?
Our testers pitch the two head-to-head, to see which is faster and, crucially, which is better to drive and own. Join us at our test track for the most exciting, and entertaining, hot hatch test of the year.
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