In The Race Between Hyper Hatches, Just How Much Faster is Mercedes?
Mercedes-AMG vs Honda
Carwow hosted a recent video featuring a quarter mile drag race between the Mercedes-AMG A45 and Honda Civic Type R, both Hot Hatches with the Mercedes costing an extra third of the Honda’s entire price.
Of course the race was to see just how much faster the Mercedes was with the added features of 4 wheel drive and launch control.
We live in an era where hot hatches are divided into two different performance categories: the normal hot-hatches, which are the ones that offer all the usual traits and the so-called hyper hatches, a new breed of compact performance cars that pack so much grunt, they can easily embarrass a less skilled supercar driver at the traffic lights.
Both the Mercedes-AMG A45 and the Honda Civic Type R belong to the hot-hatch universe; but the German model is the one packing significantly more power and a bigger price tag.
The point of this drag race is not to find out which of the two models is the fastest on a straight line, Continue Reading