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Old 09-07-2012, 11:28 AM   #57
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Originally Posted by kylesvt720 View Post
The DSG is quicker than the manual GTI too. Most manuals are about 2 tenths slower than the DSG in the 1/4.
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Originally Posted by blkfocuszx3 View Post
I believe the factory 1/4 mile times for the standard transmission GTI are like 15.0-15.1? Don't quote me on that but iirc the DSG is suppose to be quicker at the drag racing.
Yep, I noted that it was a DSG in my post. Not sure if C&D has times for a manual GTI, I didn't look too hard. But in any case, lining up an ST and a DSG GTI will result in a very close race, even with the power advantage that the ST has.

I also would like to reserve judgement until C&D properly tests an ST. They always seem to get good 0-60 and 1/4 mile times, better than most car mags anyway.
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