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Probably one of the age-old debates of our time will be all-wheel drive versus rear-wheel drive.

Though it seems pretty straightforward if you care about performance go for RWD, it's a bit more complicated than that, especially when you consider the overall experience, power and how many dollars you will be spending.

The best example of this is when you put the Scion FR-S up against the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

The FR-S is a newcomer and has been revered all across the globe for its RWD, tail-happy ways. While it's said to be a hoot to drive, it's a bit underpowered. Oh, and for the record its interior is laughable.

Now the Volkswagen Golf GTI benefits from a much nicer interior and a bump in power relative to the FR-S; however, it carries more weight AND suffers from FWD.

BUT which one is the vehicle you'd actually like to own on a day-to-day basis? Well, the guys answer that in the video below. Sort of.

**As an added bonus the guys drive the E30 BMW M3...


On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend's Mike Febbo & the 2013 Scion FR-S take on European Car's Greg Emmerson & the 2013 Volkswagen GTI. Joining the mix is a beloved classic, as the 1989 BMW E30 M3 makes an appearance. Compared to the Scion & VW, the E30 carried a heftier price tag for it's time but represented the definition of a fun, affordable sports car. And so, it serves as the benchmark for this episode's Asian & European contenders. Join Mike & Greg as they hash it out in their quest to see which is the "better" car.





CAR WARS! Scion FR-S vs. Volkswagen Golf GTI — RWD vs. FWD, WHICH Is Actually Better Overall?

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