This is the new Volkswagen Up! GTI. Will hit the market in 2018

The new Volkswagen Up! GTI will hit the market early next year. Under the hood hides a TSI engine of 1.0 liter with 115 HP of power, with which achieves a 0-100 in 8.8 seconds.

Andl Volkswagen GTI has been growing over the years, generation after generation, but the German firm has found a successor. This is the back Up! GTI the smaller version of the family, which will come to enrich the range, ‘GTI’ made up, in addition for the Polo and Golf.

Your specifications for weight, dimensions and power are similar to those of the Golf GTI MKI and it is for this reason that Volkswagen does not hesitate to compare them. However, the new Volkswgen Up! GTI will be the first of the family in riding a three-cylinder engine, a 1.0 TSI engine with 115 HP and 200 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm, combined with a change manual of six speeds.

With this mechanical assembly the new Volkswagen Up! GTI can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.8 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 197 km/h. Also received upgrades in the frame, including new springs and dampers and a suspension lowered 15 millimeters.

Up! GTI will be available both with three as with five doors, and will include a body kit that adds a touch of aggressiveness to the set, with a front bumper that incorporates large air intakes, spoiler rear, alloy wheels of 17 inches, exhaust outlet chrome, vinyl to the sides of the body, etc

In terms of the interior, the model pays tribute to the GTI original, with the classic fabric-trimmed plaid ‘clark’, a sport steering wheel flat base lined in leather, and a dashboard with a specific finish that the brand called ‘Red Pixel’, a dashboard is more complete, etc

For its official debut will have to wait for your step by the Wörthersee Tour that will start from next may 24. Its arrival to the market will take place in early 2018 and according to the preliminary information, his price would be around € 19,000.