Yes, time for another drag race from the folks over at CarWow in the United Kingdom. This time, the new Mercedes-AMG CLA35 takes on two very closely match foes.
As a reminder, the CLA35 employs a turbocharged 2,0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine sending 225 kW to all four corners.
And its rivals today? Well, the Audi S3 Sedan has a smidgen more power, with its turbocharged four-pot generating 228 kW, again directed to all four wheels. The all-paw Mini JCW Clubman, meanwhile, makes 225 kW from its four-banger, but 50 N.m more than the other two at 450 N.m.
Should be a close one, right? Well, watch the video above to see the trio engage in a couple of drag battles, a couple of races from a rolling start and a braking test…
Ryan has spent most of his career in online media, writing about everything from sport to politics and other forms of crime. But his true passion – reignited by a 1971 Austin Mini Mk3 still tucked lifeless in a dark corner of his garage – is of the automotive variety.