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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 20 June 2018

WATCH: Volkswagen Golf GTI and a falcon face off in the Dubai desert 

The falcon is capable of reaching speeds of up to 320kph, while the Clubsport can accelerate from 0 to 100kph in 6.3 seconds.

The Volkwagen Golf GTI Clubsport and the Peregrine Falcon face off in the desert. Courtesy Volkswagen Middle East
The Volkwagen Golf GTI Clubsport and the Peregrine Falcon face off in the desert. Courtesy Volkswagen Middle East

Who are you backing? In a video simply titled The Chase, German car manufacturer Volkswagen has tested its uber hot hatch, the Golf GTI Clubsport, against a peregrine falcon in a race in barren desert in Dubai to see which would reign supreme.

The video frames the capabilities of both the bird and the vehicle. The peregrine falcon is capable of reaching speeds of up to 320kph, while the Clubsport can accelerate from 0 to 100kph in 6.3 seconds. To find out how the two compared, watch below.