VW Golf R vs Cupra Formentor VZ5

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Category Cupra Formentor VZ5VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Engine layout 2.5 l R52.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 390 / 385320 / 316
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 480 / 354420 / 310
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1636 / 36071529 / 3371
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 238 / 235209 / 206
Average price €65,000€55,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance Cupra Formentor VZ5VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
0 - 40 kph 1.7 s1.4 s
0 - 50 kph 1.6 s1.8 s
0 - 80 kph 2.8 s3.2 s
0 - 100 kph 3.9 s4.3 s
0 - 120 kph 6.0 s6.2 s
0 - 130 kph 5.9 s6.8 s
0 - 140 kph 7.6 s8.2 s
0 - 150 kph 9.6 s8.8 s
0 - 160 kph 8.8 s10.1 s
0 - 180 kph 11.3 s12.9 s
0 - 200 kph 14.3 s15.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.7 s @ 97.6 mph9.0 s @ 95.1 mph
1/4 mile 12.1 s12.3 s @ 112.9 mph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Cupra Formentor VZ5VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.2 s3.7 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.7 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.3 s4.0 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.6 s5.1 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 8.3 s6.8 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 13.5 s12.6 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 9.1 s8.4 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 12.4 s11.2 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 17.3 s15.2 s
80 - 160 kph (7) 25.3 s27.6 s
60 - 100 kph 1.9 s2.2 s
80 - 120 kph 2.4 s2.7 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 3.5 s3.8 s

Braking distance

Speed Cupra Formentor VZ5VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
50 kph - 0 9 m (30 ft)9 m (28 ft)
100 kph - 0 33 m (107 ft)30 m (100 ft)
130 kph - 0 58 m (191 ft)57 m (188 ft)
150 kph - 0 76 m (248 ft)75 m (245 ft)
200 kph - 0 132 m (433 ft)124 m (408 ft)

General performance

Category Cupra Formentor VZ5VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)277 kph (172 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 16.2 s @ 1378 ft17.3 s @ 1480 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.74 g (7 m/s²)0.68 g (7 m/s²)
18m slalom 68.3 kph (42.4 mph)73.3 kph (45.5 mph)
36m slalom 129.0 kph (80.2 mph)140.0 kph (87.0 mph)
Fuel economy 7.8 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)6.4 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 44 UK)

Summary

Category Cupra Formentor VZ5VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Track Performance 493494
Straight line speed 40324284
Total 45254778

Verdict

Golf R is the fastest by a small margin.

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