VW Up GTI 115 hp for the small car

VW treats the Up series finally a GTI. The delivers 115 horsepower and celebrates the GTI-Meet at Wörthersee world premiere.

05/19/2017 Uli Baumann 5 comments

The Rennsemmel from Wörthersee still referred to VW as a concept, but it is clear the VW Up GTI is virtually unchanged from the beginning of 2018 in series.

Inspiration for the VW Up GTI concept was the Golf I GTI from 1976, with the new in some areas but goes its own way. Its 115 hp and 200 Nm spring from a three-cylinder capacity of one liter and turbocharging. so to the 997 kg heavy VW Up GTI sprint to 100 kph in 8.8 seconds from zero and reach a top speed of 197 km / h. Also on board is a particle filter and a start-stop system.

As the GTI VW Up GTI, of course, typical GTI insignias. He wears double-side strips like the original GTI, red trim in the honeycomb lattice grille, 17-inch GTI alloy wheels and Sitzbezugskaro fabric "Clark".

VW GTI Up Photo: VW
Karositze and steering wheel - to GTI fans feel at home here.

There is also high-gloss black Karosserielemenete, darkened side windows in the rear, a matte black diffuser in the rear, a chrome tailpipe, a small front and a rear spoiler and red brake calipers. A sport suspension lowers the GTI by 15 mm.

The exterior color palette, the colors "Pure White", "Tornado Red", "Dark Silver", "Black Pearl" and "Costa Azul" will include. Optionally, the roof can settle black. Standard equipment among other things, an infotainment system, air conditioning and ambient lighting will belong. There is also GTI seats, a GTI gearshift knob, GTI sill panels, a GTI sport steering wheel and red held applications.

VW GTI Up
Small car with 115 hp 1:27 min.

The VW GTI starts up early in 2018 as two- and four-door. Prices have not yet been called. but the base price is expected to be just under 18,000 euros.