Yeah, those VR6's are faster than an SVTF, but, as some said, the SVTF would win on a road course.
I actually like the GTI's. I think it just might be my next car...
They are definitely nice cars... I'd agree with ZETEC3 in that the R32 is an awesome car, but, if you don't have the money, then I'd recommend the 1.8t- a powerful car for its weight in comparison to the VR6, with more options regarding mods.