THE NEW VOLKSWAGEN UP! GTI CONCEPT MEETS THE GOLF I GTI l CLIP

THE NEW VOLKSWAGEN UP! GTI CONCEPT MEETS THE GOLF I GTI l CLIP

A circle closes 41 years after the debut of the first GOLF GTI: at this year’s GTI Meet at Lake Wörthersee (24 to 27 May), VOLKSWAGEN is presenting a compact, sporty car very much in the spirit of the original GTI – the NEW up! GTI. The CONCEPT and power output of the 85 kW / 115 PS up! are broadly in line with the GOLF GTI MkI presented in 1976 that had 81 kW / 110 PS. The near-production CONCEPT car pays tribute to this icon – with compact dimensions, a low weight, a powerful engine, sports running gear and the typical insignia of a GTI (including red stripes in the radiator grille, seat covers in “clark” tartan pattern). This sporty small car will certainly bring a NEW dimension of driving fun to the compact class. A typical GTI feature is the sophisticated sports running gear. It gives the car the agility akin to that of a go-kart, yet it also offers a high level of comfort. The production version of the up! GTI will be launched into the market in early 2018….

THE NEW VOLKSWAGEN UP! GTI CONCEPT MEETS THE GOLF I GTI l CLIP

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