The VW Up! Brazilian TSI debuted before its European counterpart


The turbocharged 3-cylinder 1.0 came first to the Up! South American to European. It is equipped with direct injection fuel, which produces more than 100 horsepower unit.


Volkswagen-Speed-Up-TSI T flush the launch of new engine turbo Up! TSI presented a few days ago by the South American subsidiary of Volkswagen, there was an unprecedented event, as it is the first time manufactured in Brazil a more advanced car in terms of engine technology to its European pair.

Just the usual within South American markets is that the launch of new models occur with some delay on what happens in the larger markets and rarely a product before it launches in major international markets.

The 3-cylinder 1.0 turbo engine came to Up first! South American to European.

The new Volkswagen Up! TSI is the first product of the brand equip a turbo engine with direct fuel injection and ability to run on ethanol manufactured locally. In fact this is an engine that does not even offer the model in Europe, but that soon will release the unpublished variant more Up! GT .

True Volkswagen had already offered a turbocharged 1.0 engine in the Gol and Parati in early 2000, but it was a block of four-cylinder . But the new three-cylinder turbo engine with direct fuel injection, manages to combine all these technologies to improve performance and energy efficiency. With the new engine, the compact won a 28% power , torque 61% higher, while 6% manages to improve energy efficiency.

This is the same unit of three-cylinder 1.0 liter engine that uses the rest of the range, but gains a variant TSI direct injection system and a turbocharger that increases its power to The 101 horsepower and 165 Nm of torque at 1,500 rpm. This engine allows the hatchback accelerate from 0-100 kph in 9.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 181 km / h.

The turbo variant is available for all five-door versions even from the simplest finish. There is also a new sports-inspired version, which they called Speed ​​Up! , which adds some specific exterior accessories.





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