Naturally, lining up a MK1 VW Golf next to a Yamaha R1 would be both pointless and stupid.

However, the VW Golf in this video is no normal VW. Thanks to a gigantic turbo and a whole lot of ECU tuning magic, this little guy now makes an eye-watering 1056HP from its 2.0L engine.

All of a sudden, the Ferrari-beating power to weight ratio of the MotoGP legend no longer seems so impressive The question is then, who would win in a roll race? Only one way to find out!

Obviously we don’t condone street racing, but forgive us for enjoying four-digit horsepower being let loose.