D VW still called the racing roll from Wörthersee as a concept at that time, it was clear Already there, the VW Up GTI will go into series production almost unchanged from the beginning of 2018.
The inspiration for the VW Up GTI concept was the Golf I GTI from 1976, although the new one goes its own way in some areas. Its 115 hp and 200 Nm come from a three-cylinder with one liter displacement and turbocharging. with it, the 997 kg VW Up GTI should spurt from zero to 100 km /h in 8.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 197 km /h. The maximum torque is 200 Nm. A particle filter and a start-stop system are also on board. VW specifies 5.7 to 5.6 liters per 100 kilometers as WLTP consumption.Elementary, darkened side windows in the rear, a matt black diffuser in the rear, a chrome-plated tailpipe, a small front and rear spoiler and red painted brake calipers. A sports suspension lowers the GTI by 15 mm.
The exterior color palette will include the colors “Pure White”, “Tornado Red”, “Dark Silver” and “Black Pearl”. The roof can optionally be set off in black. The standard equipment will include an infotainment system, air conditioning and ambient lighting. There are also GTI seats, a GTI gear knob, GTI door sills, a GTI sports steering wheel and applications in red.
The advance sale of the VW Up GTI starts immediately, with prices starting at 16,975 euros.