The award-winning Volkswagen up! showcases minimalist, uncluttered design and consistent suitability for frequent drivers.
Clever construction has resulted in a car awash with cutting-edge technologies and comforting safety measures, and the highly economical engine range delivers power and efficiency in tandem.
The new Volkswagen up! can be discovered at Jardine Motors Group in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire.
The strong reputation that Volkswagen enjoys for safety is evident in the ISOFIX child seat tethers, numerous airbags that take just milliseconds to inflate, three-point seatbelts, and rear head restraints.
The partially galvanised shell of the vehicle incorporates crumple zones at the front and rear to absorb and dissipate impact energy.
Stylish smooth curves and rounded edges define the instantly recognisable Volkswagen style, and the partially galvanised body of the up! displays a 'smiling' grille face, swept back headlights and refreshed wing mirrors. Lightweight alloy wheel rims are available in a selection of sizes and traditional or spoked designs, and chromed wing mirrors are a standard addition to black and white up! models. The incredibly spacious interior of the Volkswagen up! is highlighted by a body-coloured dashboard, and the upholstery can be chosen in a complementary colour to suit individual tastes. Metallic and pearlescent paintwork colours, a vast panoramic sunroof, and tailored accessory packs are offered as optional upgrades for the model.
Volkswagen provides a selection of three-cylinder petrol engines for the model, lending the up! a 0-60mph speed of close to 13 seconds and a 106mph maximum speed. BlueTechnology versions of the engine meet stringent European standards for low emissions and use Start/Stop technology to drastically reduce consumption. A forward-thinking ASG transmission is fitted to the up! as standard, with calibrated gear shift points to further improve the model's fuel economy. Satellite navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and a heated rear windscreen are just a few of the practical technology features within the cabin, and a touchscreen infotainment system with integrated voice controls is available as an option to add mapping and crystal clear audio.
|Vehicle length||3540 mm / 139.4 in|
|Vehicle width||1640 mm / 64.6 in|
|Vehicle height||(unladen) 1480 mm / 58.3 in|
|Wheelbase||2420 mm / 95.3 in|
|Unladen weight (DIN)||929 kg / 2048 lb|
|Engine / Cylinders||1.0-litre/3|
|Max Torque||95 nm|
|Max Power||44 kW|
|Top Speed||99 mph|
|Acceleration||0-60 mph / 14.4 sec|
|Combined cycle||62.8 mpg|
|Urban cycle||50.4 mpg|