Although the RTR Ford Mustang Spitfire's supercharged 5,0-litre V8 engine boasts almost twice the power of the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR's four-cylinder unit, the German hot hatch is pretty quick off the line thanks to its impressive traction. Let's see how the two stack up in this Performance Shootout drag race...

*Grab a copy of the January 2021 issue of CAR magazine to get the full Performance Shootout (sponsored by Bridgestone, OUTsurance and Sabat) experience…