How the 2020 GTI Made FWD Not Suck

2020 1 سپتامبر
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The Volkswagen Golf GTI has been fun, affordable and trackable for more than 40 years. So what makes the newest GTI the best one yet? Join Jeremiah as he dives deep into the engineering and science that makes the Golf GTI one of the most fun cars to drive.
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  • We’re back fam! And we hit 4 MILLION subs while we were away 😮 Without your support none of our shows would be possible - we’ll always be thankful for the love you show Donut. This community you helped us build is one of a kind and we’re glad you’re apart of it. Excited to keep making more videos for you to watch during your lunch break, in the background during class or while you’re on the toilet - ❤️ Jerry

    Donut MediaDonut Mediaپیش 4 ماه
    • I was kinda heart broken when I heard bart want coming back. But, you are pretty cool too. Welcome to the family.

      crowcrowپیش 4 ماه
    • 😘💜

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    • you're welcome dog

      Luke EllisLuke Ellisپیش 4 ماه
    • Is it just me or was that GTI animation with the engine, diff, and trans towards the beginning very very off? Lol

      Otto DocentemOtto Docentemپیش 4 ماه
    • After all this time a fking sticker i cant afford it atleast you could bring bart back or do ar donut team race

      eik nxeik nxپیش 4 ماه
  • Just got my permit and want a GTI Soooo bad

    drifty Boiii_458drifty Boiii_458پیش 23 ساعت
  • Love the RC51 in the back...

    Ruben de OcampoRuben de Ocampoپیش 6 روز
  • I'm confused, the title says 2020 GTI - so I'd assume its Mk8 but the models in the video show Mk7 (lucky owner here!). So which one are you talking about here?

    Tomasz DudaTomasz Dudaپیش 19 روز
  • A dual clutch has two clutches. Themoreyouknow

    Anhe X.Anhe X.پیش ماه
  • DSG is sublime....when you change transmission everytime you change the engine oli

    kaljuhyypiokaljuhyypioپیش ماه
  • Now I want some cake....and I don't have any :( GREAT lol

    JoshJoshپیش ماه
  • People really forget the 10th gen si. It has a fully mechanical heelical lsd and adaptive dampers

    Jeremiah TophamJeremiah Tophamپیش ماه
  • This is the closest you can get to Quattro without buying an Audi lol

    Z. JonesZ. Jonesپیش 2 ماه
  • The GTI isnt the first car tho... other fwd cars have LSD too but mostly electronic

    YuraiiYuraiiپیش 2 ماه
  • 5:09 pro tip : if you don't know how to pronounce a foreign word just use Google translator and repeat

    Imback InthegameImback Inthegameپیش 2 ماه
  • Driving pleasure does not mean just be the fastest. Changing gears is also a great feeling, on great shift knobs, like Honda or subaru. As well as not everybody is interested in winning all the straight light races, some prefer a good control in a great secondary road full of turns, or drifting.... So, sure dsg is a great piece of mechanic. But not the best. Especially with the gasoline engines, like gti and R, when the sound of the changing gears at the exhaust is like farts. Horrible.

    Daniele PirolaDaniele Pirolaپیش 2 ماه
  • We need less tech in cars... like... mid 90s, early 00s

    Dean JohnsonDean Johnsonپیش 2 ماه
  • Only good volks are wheels not the

    Alex NobleAlex Nobleپیش 2 ماه
  • i see your not aware or Renault Megan RS

    Alen ZorkoAlen Zorkoپیش 3 ماه
  • Ok. Cool shift. What about 4th to 2nd, before a roundabout, with RWD LSD? Thats what I am aiming for on a FWD

    A RyderA Ryderپیش 3 ماه
  • What is a FWD limited slip differential..? Seems like a fake statement.. the diff, is RWD! That means, if you want a good FWD drift car, you weld the diff..??

    A RyderA Ryderپیش 3 ماه
  • The brakes, are the butter🤣🤣

    A RyderA Ryderپیش 3 ماه
  • 3 words. Check engine lights.

    Emanuel QuinteroEmanuel Quinteroپیش 3 ماه
  • You're actually wrong about the car being the first fwd with diff lock.. Back in the 90's here in south africa opel superboss had the best lsd diff of the fwd

    Neels BothaNeels Bothaپیش 3 ماه
  • Too much padding at the intro and THEN a commercial before we get to the subject? TLDR (or something like that)

    Juan HernandezJuan Hernandezپیش 3 ماه
  • yeeah I gotta agree with the rest of the comment section, FWD hot hatches have not sucked for years. All of the biggest players use clever diffs etc. BUT there is one thing that the Golf GTI does much better than the competition... Boredom. That's right I said it, YA BORRIING. I can feel the fanboys coming to comment that "duuude put a tune on it and exhaust and it'll be great duude" "bro my GTI has 350hp and it shits on stock civics" etc etc

    MakkeMakkeپیش 3 ماه
  • None of this technology is new, and nor is it exclusive to the GTI.

    SICEM_RexSICEM_Rexپیش 4 ماه
  • Omg I wished so much that car was beautiful. But damn

    Dri AnnoDri Annoپیش 4 ماه
  • LOL. Nothing beats a good electric car. 😅

    Bruno EthierBruno Ethierپیش 4 ماه
  • I have to ask a 2020 GTI at $26,560 seems like a great deal now. Not sure what other car I could get for the money that would outperform.

    clandfafclandfafپیش 4 ماه
  • Donut: "How the 2020 GTI Made FWD Not Suck" FK8 Honda Civic Type R: Am I a joke to you?

    Ojas ThakurOjas Thakurپیش 4 ماه
    • Yes

      dean marriottdean marriottپیش 4 ماه
  • Welding the diff together seems like something Garage54 would do.

    Wade GuidryWade Guidryپیش 4 ماه
  • What about Seat leon cupra with 300hp stock fwd, limited slip diff, dcc etc.. oh right, you guys dont import Seats 😄

    Aris BAris Bپیش 4 ماه
  • wait... fwd locking diffs are nothing new... am I missing something?? (3:50)

    greg browngreg brownپیش 4 ماه
  • A 2008 cobalt SS running sub 8 min ring times proved it didn't suck... It also proved you can do a lot with simplicity...

    accordv6eraccordv6erپیش 4 ماه
  • Bake me a Jerry cake JEERRRRREEYYYYYY!

    Sean KrekelSean Krekelپیش 4 ماه
  • how to make fwd not suck: high revving N/A engine in a lightweight hatch paired to a quality LSD

    niToitsyeSkxawngniToitsyeSkxawngپیش 4 ماه
  • Pristine Edge

    SSam CobaltSSam Cobaltپیش 4 ماه
  • torque steer is actually extremely predictable

    LiamLiamپیش 4 ماه
  • Is that john b from outer banks?

    matt fitchmatt fitchپیش 4 ماه
  • Wrong, the only thing that makes fwd not suck is making that car rwd. Go home vw you're drunk.

    epoxeclipseepoxeclipseپیش 4 ماه
  • I had a Mark V GTI and LOVED it. I would gladly drive a GTI for the rest of my life.

    Rachel KashmirRachel Kashmirپیش 4 ماه
  • My 2017 Focus ST has mad torque steer... 🙃😓

    Philly_InkPhilly_Inkپیش 4 ماه
  • Sponsored by Volkswagen

    rene descartesrene descartesپیش 4 ماه
  • Everytime I hear someone try to argue in FWD's favor I just think about how horse drawn carriages were also FWD.

    Nicholas CorlisNicholas Corlisپیش 4 ماه
  • DSG? You lost me.

    Six-5-EhSix-5-Ehپیش 4 ماه
  • Are we not gonna talk about the Civic Type-R

    Aum PrajapatiAum Prajapatiپیش 4 ماه
  • They should make the GTI more reliable instead.

    J HJ Hپیش 4 ماه
  • Honda Type R exists

    Sep GSep Gپیش 4 ماه
  • One day you should introduce us to your bikes as well :)

    trashedlife1trashedlife1پیش 4 ماه
  • This dude looks like Tom Delonge and Daniel tosh had a kid.

    RIP Joe RoganRIP Joe Roganپیش 4 ماه
  • I thought that mazdaspeeds had LSD from factory?...

    Juiced_mz3Juiced_mz3پیش 4 ماه
  • Only a manual belongs in a GTI

    Henry ButzlaffHenry Butzlaffپیش 4 ماه
  • No thanks, rather take the 2020's civic SI torsen diff with brake torque vectoring, more reliable and cheap

    d1zguyd1zguyپیش 4 ماه
  • EK9 civic type r be like: “whomst has awaken the ancient one”

    i6oub - طوبi6oub - طوبپیش 4 ماه
  • Can anyone advise whether from an engineering standpoint, would it have been easier to make the GTi RWD rather than installing the differential?

    Akshay KaylaserAkshay Kaylaserپیش 4 ماه
  • “How the 2020 GTI made FWD not suck” Shows a 2021 GTI in thumbnail...

    Siegfried KaufmannSiegfried Kaufmannپیش 4 ماه
  • I predict those systems are going to break within a decade or two naturally and before that time VW will not supply those parts anymore and if they do it'll be insanely expensive and they wont let anyone else make replacement parts for that VAQ system.

    PotardoPotardoپیش 4 ماه
  • I've learned something new today thanks to Donut. Thanks guys.

    Anthony AllenAnthony Allenپیش 4 ماه
  • Did everyone forget about the 2016 GTI Clubsport S?

    Camper2625Camper2625پیش 4 ماه
  • The 2020 GTI has a mechanical diff... The 2021 has the ELSD. Please update the tittle. Cheers!

    Tony Gawk Pro DerferTony Gawk Pro Derferپیش 4 ماه
  • all this is cool .. too bad the interior absolutely sucks

    FabianFabianپیش 4 ماه
  • a jokeswagon? fun? til it breaks XD. also, fwd is NEVER. never. NEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEVER as good as rwd. not ever. not even once. be mad cus bad, cus you can't afford a rwd car. hahahaha. lol @u

    KittyKittyپیش 4 ماه
  • 8ms shift times are near impossible (soz). 👎🏻 It's probably the gear engagement time of the DSG transmission, or how long it takes for the shift fork to select the next gear. Actual shift times for the VW DSG are likely still quicker than an Enzo though, which is rad.

  • Thats why i love Golf GTi, and o hope he is my next car 🙌🏻

    Luiz FernandoLuiz Fernandoپیش 4 ماه
  • I wish the "front wheel drive sucks" myth would die. There are a ton of fast, affordable, and most important of all fun cars that are fwd. Likewise there are a lot of rwd cars that are atrocious!

    TheBaconTheBaconپیش 4 ماه
  • Shoutout to Mazdaspeed. Aka the king of TQ steer.

    William YawnWilliam Yawnپیش 4 ماه
  • I just want a sleeper Golf with a 4.2L V8 from AMG :)

    Deelana SumathipalaDeelana Sumathipalaپیش 4 ماه
  • For an example of how fast dual clutches are, take the 2020 911 Carrera S The PDK (Porsche dual clutch) does 0-60 in about 3.5 seconds The 7-speed manual, though, does it in 0.5-0.7 seconds slower on average.

    Bear BoiBear Boiپیش 4 ماه
  • this vid is full off lies.... the limited slip diff only limits slip on the right wheel on full throttle the steering still pulls. by opening and closing the clutch it gives more or less power too the left front wheel the right wheel can only be lower or equal too the left wheel power output. when turning the power that normally would hit left front gets 40% split too the right front because of the clutch. this system is still lower tier off limited slip > mechanical will out perform it with the loss of comfort this is why we get electronic diff wider range off use. F1 cars change gears in 10-15 milliseconds this gearbox does not change that fast AT ALL. *This is an impossibly fast claim which is widely seen on the internet. This could refer to the gear engagement time of the DCT transmission, which would be the time it takes for the shift fork to select the next requested gear. Actual Up-shift time for the VW DSG and PDK may be closer to 200ms. < this is correct.

    kekeberg playskekeberg playsپیش 4 ماه
  • Nah, FWD still sucks

    ゴーストghostゴーストghostپیش 4 ماه
  • when he said torque steering i got instant flashbacks to the hot hatch episode of top gear in 2011 with Jeremy Clarkson

    jai bhushanjai bhushanپیش 4 ماه
  • My GTI has none of these things and decidedly does not suck.

    Ben BunchBen Bunchپیش 4 ماه
  • I want Jerry and Zac to make a baby and I’d hang out with that baby and eat ramen

    matt allwoodmatt allwoodپیش 4 ماه
  • I’m here at 4am dude, say hi

    Dan TarakanovDan Tarakanovپیش 4 ماه
  • Get it with a stick. Come on.

    Ben BunchBen Bunchپیش 4 ماه
  • Great tech! If only they’re reliable 🤔

    mj bmj bپیش 4 ماه
  • LSDs have been a staple of FWD hot hatches for a VERY long time now....... not sure why Donut mentions this as revolutionary in 2020.

    ayaxroayaxroپیش 4 ماه
  • They Basically stole the Mitsubishi EVO system. Mitsu used yaw control in the early 2000s.

    Mouhamed FallMouhamed Fallپیش 4 ماه
  • Given the general lack of reliability in VW and other German cars, this will probably break when the warranty ends and will cost you thousands to repair it.

    Reg AbernathyReg Abernathyپیش 4 ماه
  • Volkswagen can try all they want, the next gen Civic will walk it on the track anyway lmfao

    DenisDenisپیش 4 ماه
    • GTI on their 8th generation. VW knows what they are doing. They have Porsche, Audi engineers at their disposal. Honda gets Acura engineering. What a joke.

      dean marriottdean marriottپیش 4 ماه
  • My 2013 si has a lsd puts the power down but lots of torque steer

    Squad bruhSquad bruhپیش 4 ماه
  • FWD still sucks in winter time. Golf R for the win.

    Dan LetkemanDan Letkemanپیش 4 ماه
  • How they did it? They simply didn’t

    justmeandtomjustmeandtomپیش 4 ماه
  • Hmmm...that title has already been conceded to the Type R -- the industry and everyone and their grandmother

    stereomtlstereomtlپیش 4 ماه
  • Where's James I hope he's okay

    Omar GonzalesOmar Gonzalesپیش 4 ماه
  • Plz do an up to speed on the VW bus/vanagon

    Mercedes AMG S65Mercedes AMG S65پیش 4 ماه
    • Tell James

      Mercedes AMG S65Mercedes AMG S65پیش 4 ماه
  • As a German fellow I am always amazed by English pronunciation

    Leo LangguthLeo Langguthپیش 4 ماه
  • in 2008 Fiat launched the Palio Adventure Locker in Brazil with the electronic differential lock device developed by Eaton. Technically this was the first front-wheel drive car with this system. Thank you overvalued Brazilians.

    Paulo CardosoPaulo Cardosoپیش 4 ماه
  • just watching the sponsorship part of this video is enough entertainment for the day XD

    Stephanus RiantoputraStephanus Riantoputraپیش 4 ماه
  • I thought the new civic type R was the first front wheel drive car to get rid of torque steer?

    Marc WyszkowskiMarc Wyszkowskiپیش 4 ماه
  • Alfa Romeo 147 Q2 Sport came with an LSD in 2006 but you didnt get that in the US :D

    Mihail MarginskiMihail Marginskiپیش 4 ماه
  • 3:52 there was a version of the Fiat Palio Weekend sold in Brazil that had a locking differetial while being FWD, its name was Palio Adventure Locker. But as the name suggests, the locking differential was only meant for light off-road applications and couldn't be used above a certain speed.

    Alessandro C.B.Alessandro C.B.پیش 4 ماه
  • The new (2019 and up) GLI shares all these same internal goodies with a slightly longer (more stable) wheelbase. So if you prefer a trunk to a hatchback you can get this same driving experience in a sedan variation. The VAQ system in conjunction with the DCC system makes these cars very fun and exciting to drive at any speed. With these systems these cars corner like no other.

    S 23S 23پیش 4 ماه
  • Honda made it not suck,not shitwagen.

    BatemenBatemenپیش 4 ماه
  • People who thinks fwd sucks never drove a proper honda tR.

    B007B007پیش 4 ماه
  • Isn't 100 milliseconds 1 second?

    Major AlexMajor Alexپیش 4 ماه
  • He ruins this for me. The commercial 2 min in and I'm leaving.

    Nate MoretzNate Moretzپیش 4 ماه
  • did anyone else try blinking their eyes trying to beat a gti

    TheLeoElementTheLeoElementپیش 4 ماه
  • Good to see your face again Jeremiah. I've grown to like you each passing video. Your camera presence has been getting better. Im likening your humor and realizing how smart you are and know what you're talking about. Welcome back and congratulations on 4 mill

    Danny RocketDanny Rocketپیش 4 ماه
  • Sounds like plenty of expensive parts that will break and make for many reairs at the VW dealership.$

    ThairishThairishپیش 4 ماه
  • Anyone else video is choppy? like its playing at 15 fps or something...

    Alex RobidouxAlex Robidouxپیش 4 ماه
  • Fiat has been using front differential lockers in his Adventure vehicles for years, like the Palio. This is not the first car to do do that

    Jacobo S CJacobo S Cپیش 4 ماه
  • Why yall acting like the Lancer Evolution GSR series didnt come with AYC (active yaw control) and ACD (active centre diff). The higher model RS came with triple LSD

    Diyon FonsekaDiyon Fonsekaپیش 4 ماه