As has become tradition, we conducted a handful of drag races at the 2020 iteration of our annual Performance Shootout. The latest battle features a pair of front-driven hot hatches, each with a manual gearbox. Can Hyundai’s long-awaited 202 kW i30 N take down Renault’s 205 kW Mégane RS280 Cup?

*Grab a copy of the January 2020 issue of CAR magazine to get the full Performance Shootout (sponsored by Bridgestone) experience…