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These are the fastest accelerating front wheel drive cars ever made for public roads.

The Fastest Accelerating FWD Cars Ever

Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy-R (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.4 sec, the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy-R takes first place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 2 seats and a front-mounted 1.8L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Renaults Ever.

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR (Mk7) (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.6 sec, the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR takes second place.
It's a 3-5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Volkswagens Ever.

Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy takes joint third place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 1.8L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Most Powerful Renaults Ever.

Ford Focus ST 2.3 EcoBoost (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the Ford Focus ST 2.3 EcoBoost takes joint third place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.3L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 5th in The Fastest Fords Ever.

SEAT Leon SC Cupra 300 (2017-2018)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the SEAT Leon SC Cupra 300 takes joint third place.
It's a 3 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Fastest Accelerating SEATs Ever.

Honda Civic Type R (fk8) (2017-)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the Honda Civic Type R takes joint third place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 2nd in The Fastest Hatchbacks Ever.

SEAT Leon SC Cupra 290 (2015-2016)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the SEAT Leon SC Cupra 290 takes joint third place.
It's a 3 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Fastest Accelerating SEATs Ever.

Honda Civic Type R (fk2) (2015-2017)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the Honda Civic Type R takes joint third place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 4 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 3rd in The Fastest Hondas Ever.

Volkswagen Scirocco R (Mk3) (2014-2017)

With an acceleration of 5.7 sec, the Volkswagen Scirocco R takes joint third place.
It's a 3 door FWD Coupé with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Fastest Volkswagens Ever.

Audi TT Coupé 45 TFSI S tronic (8S) (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the Audi TT Coupé 45 TFSI S tronic takes joint tenth place.
It's a 2 door FWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 30th in The Fastest Audis Ever.

Ford Focus ST Estate 2.3 EcoBoost (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the Ford Focus ST Estate 2.3 EcoBoost takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Estate with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.3L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 5th in The Fastest Fords Ever.

SEAT Leon Cupra R (2018-)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the SEAT Leon Cupra R takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Most Powerful SEATs Ever.

SEAT Leon Cupra 300 (2017-)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the SEAT Leon Cupra 300 takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 3rd in The Most Powerful SEATs Ever.

SEAT Leon Cupra 290 (2015-2016)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the SEAT Leon Cupra 290 takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Fastest Accelerating SEATs Ever.

SEAT Leon SC Cupra 280 (2014-2015)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the SEAT Leon SC Cupra 280 takes joint tenth place.
It's a 3 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Fastest Accelerating SEATs Ever.

Renault Megane R.S. 275 Trophy R (2014-2016)

With an acceleration of 5.8 sec, the Renault Megane R.S. 275 Trophy R takes joint tenth place.
It's a 2 door FWD Coupé with 2 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 3rd in The Fastest Accelerating Renaults Ever.

Audi TT Coupé 45 TFSI (8S) (2019-)

With an acceleration of 5.9 sec, the Audi TT Coupé 45 TFSI takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 2 door FWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 30th in The Fastest Audis Ever.

Renault Mégane R.S. 280 (2018-)

With an acceleration of 5.9 sec, the Renault Mégane R.S. 280 takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 1.8L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 3rd in The Fastest Renaults Ever.

SEAT Leon SC Cupra 265 (2014-2016)

With an acceleration of 5.9 sec, the SEAT Leon SC Cupra 265 takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 3 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 8th in The Fastest Accelerating SEATs Ever.

Fiat 695 Abarth (2014-2016)

With an acceleration of 5.9 sec, the Fiat 695 Abarth takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 3 door FWD Hatchback with 4 seats and a front-mounted 1.4L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Accelerating Fiats Ever.

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Last updated on 22nd August, 2019
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