C hen Volkswagen showed the Fox Pepper in the last Motor São Paulo , it was clear that this was a product ready to enter production. This week began marketing in Brazil and the model became brand dealerships unchanged from concept car presented a few months ago.
The prototype was so ready to start your marketing, which broadcast news photos this week after the start of sales, are exactly the same as the Fox Pepper Concept presented in São Paulo. It is a variant based on the Highline finish, comes with a sports clothing.
The Volkswagen Fox Pepper combines body painted in Red Tornado , combined with black painted roof. But it also has a new front bumper that incorporates f auxiliary rings with a different format the rest of the range, some headlights with black mask, and a grill that opens a form of honeycomb type and that incorporates bottom red trim that as inspiration seems to take the Golf GTI.
The Fox Pepper offers sporty, MSI 1.6 16v engine with 120 hp ethanol yields.
The exterior aesthetics complete with mirrors painted black with integrated directional light alloy wheels 15-inch specific design diamond finish, with black B-pillar adhesive glossy, plastic side moldings Color Black and Red Tornado, dual chrome exhaust outlet and wheel arches with black plastic moldings.
The interior also features details red both ventilation grilles, and the base of the shifter and seat covers. Moreover, the multifunction steering wheel is flat base, similar to that used by the new Golf Highline.
Mechanically, Volkswagen engineers opted for the new MSI engine EA211 1.6-liter 16-valve . This engine has an output of 110 horsepower at 5,750 rpm with 158 Nm of torque, obtained 4,000 rpm, and 120 hp when running on ethanol.
also features variable intake and exhaust manifold integrated, forming one piece. The propellant is associated with the recently released manual gearbox from six gears. The Fox Pepper accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 10.3 seconds and reaches 183 km / h top speed.
As the rest of the range of Fox, the Pepper is offered with Electronic Stability Control ESC , ASR traction control, electronic differential lock EDL and assistant to the Hill Start HHC, plus dual front airbags and ABS brakes with EBD. Also includes multimedia system with touch screen and built-in browser,