Video: Audi RS3 Sportback v Volvo C30 Polestar

Clash of the warbling five-cylinder hot hatchbacks. Audi RS3 battles Volvo C30 Polestar - which is quicker? Video and pictures

Audi's five-cylinder RS3 is the fastest accelerating hot hatch ever to enter production. But it may soon face a challenge from another car with an identical cylinder count, Volvo's monster C30 Polestar. We find out which is quicker with a drag race. Some have reported sub 4sec 0-60mph runs from the Audi, but the Volvo possesses a supercar-like 399bhp and 376lb ft of torque. Which one's your money on?
The full story is in evo issue 161, on sale Weds August 17.

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