VW Golf GTD v BMW 120d v Skoda Octavia vRS: DRAG RACE

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Who's ready for a hot hatch drag race?! We've got the new VW Golf GTD going up against the Octavia vRS \u0026 the BMW 120d!

Now we know what you're thinking... And yes, you're right, they're all diesels. But wait! Just because they're diesel doesn't mean this won't make for an interesting drag race. Just check out how evenly matched these three competitors are...

First up we've got Mat in the GTD. It's powered by a 2-litre turbocharged diesel, which can produce 200hp \u0026 400Nm. As for the Octavia vRS? Well, it's also powered by a 2-litre turbocharged diesel, and just like the GTD, it can put down 200hp \u0026 400Nm!

And last up we have the BMW. It's also powered by a 2-litre turbocharged diesel, and while it matches the others on producing 400Nm of torque, it's oh-so slightly down on power, at 190hp.

So there's no denying they're pretty evenly matched, especially when you consider they're all FWD, they all weigh around 1,500kg, and they all cost around £32,000! But can you guess which will come out on top? You'll have to keep watching to find out!

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  1. carwow


    21 יום לפני

    Should we film another diesel drag race? If so, share your dream line-up below!

    • Puiu Sebi

      Puiu Sebi

      יום לפני

      @265justy I think ,,eat" is an overstatement, but I do agree with you. It would win😄

    • 265justy


      יום לפני

      New Holland vs John Deere vs Massey Ferguson..

    • 265justy


      יום לפני

      @Puiu Sebi Mazda 6 would eat them all.

    • 265justy


      יום לפני

      @aaron FD RX7 would obliterate them.... An all Mazda lineup.... Bring in an MPS..

    • 265justy


      יום לפני

      Mazda 6, Passat, Mondeo.

  2. Matt Hammond

    Matt Hammond

    יום לפני

    I have the VRS The reaction times for the Skoda driver are dog shit. On purpose?

  3. Lucian Claudiu Stefan

    Lucian Claudiu Stefan

    יום לפני

    Love the diesel drag race haha ! NICE

  4. koneser wędlin

    koneser wędlin

    2 ימים לפני

    three , two , one -this time its best part.

  5. Doreen Campervan

    Doreen Campervan

    3 ימים לפני

    Remember when you revved a diesel and black smoke was the result? Modern diesels are great.

  6. jake Stevens

    jake Stevens

    4 ימים לפני

    As a design I think the BMW is an absolute dog’s dinner.

  7. Fly with TB500

    Fly with TB500

    4 ימים לפני

    Volkswagen does deliver

  8. Precious Njamela

    Precious Njamela

    5 ימים לפני

    its fine outside

  9. Dreka Channel

    Dreka Channel

    6 ימים לפני

    is it just me or do some of you think what the world has come like started with horses as vehicles and now we have basicly boxes with nice engines and wheels its just amazing

  10. Dreka Channel

    Dreka Channel

    6 ימים לפני

    i just saw a yellow GTD same time i was like 0-0 IS THAT HIM

  11. Bionic Rusty

    Bionic Rusty

    7 ימים לפני

    So it turns out that a Skoda is a more ‘Ultimate Driving Machine’ than a BMW. Who’d a thunk it?



    7 ימים לפני

    This is RS not vRS. Its just an emblem

  13. Keith Cunningham

    Keith Cunningham

    7 ימים לפני

    Keep these diesel drag races going. Preferably at short piers until they’re all gone so people with diesels won’t keep telling us why lower fuel costs have anything to do with driving cars. I’m pretty sure my local will serve me urine for free but I’ll stick to the beer.

  14. James Bradley

    James Bradley

    7 ימים לפני

    Are you sure the golf got that for the economy 😏

  15. Marko Blažić

    Marko Blažić

    7 ימים לפני

    190hp vs 200hp? 🧐🤮🤮

  16. Ronald Raygun

    Ronald Raygun

    8 ימים לפני

    All tragic poser cars. Buy a petrol. Cheapskates. Who spends 40k on a car to save a few pennies on fuel. Clowns

  17. pascal


    8 ימים לפני

    incridible how much it´s triggering me if someone calls it vRS instead of RS how its actual name is xd

  18. J Lo

    J Lo

    8 ימים לפני

    These cars are expensive! A golf for 32Gs??? 32!!! A golf? Wow!

  19. E - MEKS ANlKPE


    8 ימים לפני

    POOR from the BMW. Shocking. 32k to be embarrassed like this? No thanks.

  20. Žluna Zelená

    Žluna Zelená

    9 ימים לפני

    VW boss: watches the rolling race next day in work: who programmed the ECU in škoda octavia?!?? Someone: me. VW Boss: " YOU ARE FIRED"!!!!!!

  21. SydneyPhotography2019


    9 ימים לפני

    Oooh Skoda

  22. Diego Brown

    Diego Brown

    9 ימים לפני

    Bmw does not have 190hp but less… I have the 190hp and tested . it has got 182hp in best conditions and many owner that tested their same car say the same

  23. Shithappenswhenu


    9 ימים לפני

    last years drag race the vrs did quarter mile in 14.3 So the sedan/limo version would of won this. Last year you had it versus a gti..,why always against skoda?

  24. אליאור אזולאי

    אליאור אזולאי

    9 ימים לפני

    Drag race to Renault Clio 5!!

  25. raymond valdez

    raymond valdez

    10 ימים לפני

    The wonderful saxophone atypically fancy because olive happily wail forenenst a striped llama. synonymous, lovely russia

  26. SlickR


    10 ימים לפני

    Skoda looks the best though, that BMW 1 is a terrible car overall, looks bad, drives bad, performs bad and has the worst economy.

  27. Jack Lappin

    Jack Lappin

    10 ימים לפני

    More like this please 👍 Would be good to see a A250d - C250d - 328i - GTD

  28. Pablo Sancho

    Pablo Sancho

    11 ימים לפני

    I need a Lotus in this channel!!

  29. YFS3 King

    YFS3 King

    11 ימים לפני

    How you putting a 120d against the cars should’ve just used a regular Skoda octavia and a normal vw tdi

    • Maurits


      8 ימים לפני

      Fuck off They have the same weight, horsepower and price… you can’t have it more fair

  30. Krrizz Krozz

    Krrizz Krozz

    11 ימים לפני

    VW ❤️

  31. Abdel Dk

    Abdel Dk

    11 ימים לפני

    Where is de class A

  32. samuel wh

    samuel wh

    11 ימים לפני

    The VW and the Škoda engines sound like a petrol engine, the bmw does sounds like a diesel 😅😅

  33. Ferris Gopaul

    Ferris Gopaul

    11 ימים לפני

    It's how you said you're actually winning something 😄🤣 Victory times 2 🤣🤣🤣

  34. Emre Yildiz

    Emre Yildiz

    12 ימים לפני

    Quality of bmw is going way down since its fw drive... how sad

  35. Joshua Newton-Key

    Joshua Newton-Key

    12 ימים לפני

    I wish we were so spoiled for choice in the US

  36. Mark Woolman

    Mark Woolman

    13 ימים לפני

    I'd like to see a full review on the Golf GTD. Looks impressive.

  37. ClAudiu Todor

    ClAudiu Todor

    13 ימים לפני

    Rigged against the Skoda. Did you not find a estate version in UK?

  38. qopoy dnon

    qopoy dnon

    13 ימים לפני

    I love how Matt tries to act surprised in the race when he already knows he's in the fastest car

  39. senpai toast

    senpai toast

    13 ימים לפני

    And the 1 series is still hideous!

  40. NACHO


    13 ימים לפני

    Not the same equipament bmw is basic and not the sport model like golf or skoda

  41. Daniil_spb


    13 ימים לפני

    Ваг сила, бмв магила)

  42. Gid Nild

    Gid Nild

    13 ימים לפני

    Or where there were diesel ⛽ hot hatches n estate hot hatches



    14 ימים לפני

    Matt is cheating

  44. MTB MATT85

    MTB MATT85

    14 ימים לפני

    These diesels will depreciate like stones. People rave about fuel economy but always forget about the facts: service is more regular, diesel particulate filter replenish is expensive and mandatory, when you floor it they actually aren’t economical, they sound rough, handle like bags of shit due to the weight of the engine, and the resale value of diesels is getting worse. Diesel tax is set to come in in the next 12 months. I wouldn’t touch a diesel hot hatch, it’s false economy.

  45. Scott Jacob

    Scott Jacob

    15 ימים לפני

    Bmw diesels are crap!! Hahaha VW rules! TDI BABY

  46. AlDin


    15 ימים לפני

    Skodaaa ❤️

  47. Smescharius


    15 ימים לפני


  48. Stratos p

    Stratos p

    15 ימים לפני

    Skoda what a shitty brand

  49. dcoog anml

    dcoog anml

    15 ימים לפני

    “Did I have him? Course I had him! I SMASHED him!” I like that guy! Lmao

  50. Oskar Jaworski

    Oskar Jaworski

    15 ימים לפני

    Emocje jak na rybach...

  51. Richard Oide

    Richard Oide

    15 ימים לפני

    I own a mk3 Octavia vrs manual 169kw fwd

    • dcoog anml

      dcoog anml

      15 ימים לפני

      Where’s the 180d

  52. Al Polad

    Al Polad

    15 ימים לפני

    Fastest: Golf Slowest: BMW Best looking: Skoda Best sounding: BMW Worst Economy even tho it didn't even win anything: BMW

  53. Vlvd


    15 ימים לפני

    BMW F40 is the baddest BMW ever, FWD, bad transmission, my 120d F21 with the same Motor, but DPF off and AGR off runs very good

  54. Martin S.

    Martin S.

    15 ימים לפני

    Lol Golf gtd and skoda vrs vs normal 120d. Funny but normal 2,0l skoda and golf 110kw and bmw 140kw. Bullshit drag race.

  55. Ciprian Ion

    Ciprian Ion

    16 ימים לפני

    The driver in the Skoda he wears a mask alone in his car.....🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  56. Bouazza zerigat Mohamed ilies

    Bouazza zerigat Mohamed ilies

    16 ימים לפני

    Ga3 les algériens rahom hna 😂😂

  57. Emre Ayar

    Emre Ayar

    16 ימים לפני

    The 120d has also a Launch Control function. Every BMW with the Gearshiftpaddles has Launch control. 😁

  58. MAD MATT


    16 ימים לפני

    Fwd 120d bmw for those who cant drive

  59. MAD MATT


    16 ימים לפני

    Fwd that's not a proper bmw

  60. Kamal Junior

    Kamal Junior

    16 ימים לפני

    race q7 v12 tdi

  61. PEdro Caratas

    PEdro Caratas

    16 ימים לפני

    why u run in wet road ......

  62. christopher mietton

    christopher mietton

    16 ימים לפני

    Amazing how gay people can buy those cars it looks shit ! The engine is diesel ! And they will loose money so quick

  63. C GG

    C GG

    16 ימים לפני

    Gtd Stage 1 safe

  64. Ferdin Askerov

    Ferdin Askerov

    16 ימים לפני

    Mat please drive Mercedes for the next competition

  65. Rushika


    16 ימים לפני

    A drag race without Yianni is like a chicken pie without chicken 🤪

  66. Kashisvr


    16 ימים לפני

    Where’s the 180d

  67. Krzychu 1592

    Krzychu 1592

    16 ימים לפני

    Problem is that vw gives extra hp to his cars and bmw not, probably vw cars have around 225 hp and bmw maybe 195

  68. Renato Henrique

    Renato Henrique

    16 ימים לפני

    VAG rules

  69. jorge san martin

    jorge san martin

    16 ימים לפני

    yes i love volkswagen golf gtd💓💓😥😥😥

  70. Gaming Norwegian

    Gaming Norwegian

    16 ימים לפני

    That BMW is very slow... Like what the heck...

  71. Marko Polo

    Marko Polo

    17 ימים לפני

    That Bmw diesel sounded like a bag of nails when revving compared to the VW engines on external shots!

  72. Tghy Ffhy

    Tghy Ffhy

    17 ימים לפני

    On paper I would have had the bmw. No launch control messed it

  73. dripz _x1

    dripz _x1

    17 ימים לפני

    My dad has that exact Skoda and if you put it in sport mode it sounds way better. Idk why they didn’t do that

  74. Maciej Pniewski

    Maciej Pniewski

    17 ימים לפני

    carwow, it is not Octavia "vRS" it is Octavia "RS". There is no such model as "vRS" [facepalm]

  75. superofca


    17 ימים לפני

    I wonder if the 4x4 Octavia would be faster than Golf

  76. Mr_mustache


    17 ימים לפני

    BMW fan (aka me): Noooooo your Skoda cant win from a BMW This video: haha Skoda goes brrrrrr

  77. Tom Forrest

    Tom Forrest

    17 ימים לפני

    those prices are insane £33k for a diesel golf!? ffs

  78. Can Ateş

    Can Ateş

    17 ימים לפני

    Hey Matt 2.0 TDi 240 ps passat vs other d class car race pls

  79. IlCrash1993


    17 ימים לפני

    Can you do a "GTI vs GTD vs GTE"?

  80. Andy


    17 ימים לפני

    2 hatchbacks vs a combi...yea nah,seems legit when it comes to carwow🤔😅

  81. David Mc Donnell

    David Mc Donnell

    17 ימים לפני

    Them fwd BMWs are sad a real let down

  82. Tube You

    Tube You

    17 ימים לפני

    Hi Mat I have Audi A3 TDi 2.0 230BHP Can I come for drag race? 🙂

  83. speedypetey999


    17 ימים לפני

    ...thats assuming the vw trip computer isn't lying, vw wouldn't lie would they 👀

  84. vasilisad


    17 ימים לפני

    BMW M5 CS please

  85. powergic


    17 ימים לפני

    Me loves diesel...

  86. José Pelaio

    José Pelaio

    17 ימים לפני

    That 120d might be the ugliest bmw of 2021

  87. Polico Paul

    Polico Paul

    17 ימים לפני

    i would love to se some cars under 100HP

  88. Stuart Carson

    Stuart Carson

    17 ימים לפני

    Amazed to say, I would buy the Skoda.

  89. Polico Paul

    Polico Paul

    17 ימים לפני

    hot hatches?those are kombi.like a big truck

  90. Diesel Orava

    Diesel Orava

    17 ימים לפני

    You allways know the results.. just look what car Matt's drive..

  91. M


    17 ימים לפני

    "Racemodels" against a normal 120d.

  92. Jörg Schuster

    Jörg Schuster

    17 ימים לפני

    BMW Lachnummer, tja, mit Heckantrieb wäre das nicht passiert. Looser. BMW laughing stock, well, that wouldn't have happened with rear-wheel drive. UGLY Car!

  93. thesleeper90


    17 ימים לפני

    Comment for the Octavia driver: Cars have cabin filters!

  94. kurttug


    18 ימים לפני

    Matt I'm sorry but you make these drag races boring by always sitting in the quickest car.

  95. nyombi sidney

    nyombi sidney

    18 ימים לפני

    Volkswagen Golf GTD, thumbs up

  96. Pezz


    18 ימים לפני

    Can you please drag race a BMW 335d touring against an M340d touring 👍

  97. Liam Curran

    Liam Curran

    18 ימים לפני

    who else realised that this was filmed on the 25th of March😩

  98. Mark Chadbourne

    Mark Chadbourne

    18 ימים לפני

    Golf GTD with DSG box is a solid motor.

  99. baka baki

    baka baki

    18 ימים לפני

    Driver bmw is problème hor this bmw was not 190hp