Do A Volkswagen Up! GTI to rival the Abarth 595? Why not?


The new Volkswagen UP! 2016 (picture) will possess a version GTI

According to the latest rumors, Volkswagen works on a UP! GTI, a version of tin features of the utilitarian German that you intend to stand up to the Abarth 595 (called the Abarth 500 until not long ago). The keys of this vehicle will be the performance, fun-to-drive, the aesthetic is more sporty and affordable price.

The new Volkswagen UP! 2016 has been unveiled recently with a turbo engine 1.0 TSI 90 HP and 160 Nm of maximum torque. The version that we will mount the same propellant but squeezed to produce 115 HP of power and 200 Nm of torque, the same engine that we find in the versions Bluemotion gasoline Volkswagen Golf.

UP! GTI, 0 to 100 km/h in 8.0 seconds

The total power is not particularly high but enough to united the low weight of the Volkswagen UP!, less than 1,000 Kg, it becomes a little fun. The source says that will possess a manual change of six speeds series being optional automatic one DSG dual clutch with which you will be able to reach 100 km/h in only 8.0 seconds.


the interior of The UP! GTI shall have exclusive details such as new upholstery

As is evident, their new aspirations and the engine will change its suspensions for a firmer, springs and dampers bring your body more to the ground, and even the track width will be modified to improve its dynamics.

The exterior aspect contemplates changes as a new set of bumpers specific, as well as tires up to 16 inches with tires 205/40 and a new exhaust system with two outlets in chrome sound more sporty. It is also worth noting that this version would be available for both bodies of three and five-door.

In your cabin you will also find details exclusive to this version such as a upholstery specific.


His appearance will be more sporting that in the current versions