300hp, AWD... it’s basically an expensive Golf R that can’t be had with a manual gearbox.

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Granted, it is cheaper than the S3 or the A45 AMG. But if you’re gonna blow close to 60,000 dollars on a super hatch, Maybe get the best looking, most luxurious one,

There is some cognitive dissonance going on, despite these being hot hatches, all of the ones I mention can go from 0 to 100 in less than 5 seconds. they could all trouble much more powerful cars.