Volkswagen will increase the number of modifications to the smallest model – up !, a sports version GTI. This was announced by the publication Autocar, citing its own sources.
It is expected that the compact model is equipped with a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder and is now available for the vehicle. The engine develops 90 hp and 160 Nm, but up! GTI will get forced up to 115 hp and 200 Nm, version used for the VW Golf TSI BlueMotion.
The generator can be combined both with 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic gearbox with two clutches. In the second option acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h will take 8 seconds and the maximum speed will be 200 km / h.
The sports version of the up! will receive new springs and dampers. It will be reduced clearance, and external changes – new bumpers, sills and special exhaust pipes. The vehicle will be placed on 16-inch wheels.