The journalists got acquainted with the Auto Express preproduction sample “preheated” compact car Volkswagen up! GTI. It is reported that the novelty can be distinguished on the outside by a more aggressive bumpers, another 15-inch alloy wheels, and reduced by 15 mm ground clearance.
The movement of the Volkswagen Up! GTI version brings a modernized three-cylinder 1.0-liter turbo engine, whose output has been increased from the original 90 hp and 160 Nm to 115 “horses” and 200 Nm of torque.
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To achieve power gains Germans managed through the use of high-pressure turbine more. As for the powertrain, the engine combines exceptionally paired with a six-speed mechanics.
This “filling” allows compact punishment to accelerate from zero to hundred in 8.8 seconds and a top speed up to 192 km / h. It is expected that the production version of the modification VW up! GTI will be available in early 2018, no pricing information.
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