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Volkswagen UP! GTI Pictures

Power, performance and poise. Four decades after the launch of the original Golf GTI the up! GTI continues the sporting tradition. Its turbocharged TSI engine gives the up! GTI 115 PS and 230 Nm torque. That enables it to reach 62 mph from a standstill in 8.8 seconds and it continues to 122 mph. The […]

Volkswagen Up! GTI UK Pricing Announced

The baby GTI will be available from £13,750 if you decide to buy it as a 3-door. A 5-door model will also be offered at £14,150.

Volkswagen UP! GTI

Power, performance and poise. Four decades after the launch of the original Golf GTI the up! GTI continues the sporting tradition. Its turbocharged TSI engine gives the up! GTI 115 PS and 230 Nm torque. That enables it to reach 62 mph from a standstill in 8.8 seconds and it continues to 122 mph. The […]


Volkswagen continues to develop its Garage Sound platform and is launching a one-year cooperation with Swedish Grammy winner Zara Larsson. Jürgen Stackmann, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen brand responsible for Sales, says: “Music and Volkswagen have become a tradition. Our cooperation with Zara Larsson is a logical next step in taking […]


Ahead of the arrival of the new Volkswagen up! in UK showrooms later this summer, the outgoing car has proved that it is still ahead of the pack by taking class honours in the 2016 Telegraph Cars Awards, announced today. The smallest member of the Volkswagen family is today named ‘Best Car Under £10,000’ in the influential […]


Knebworth Park, September 1988. For the first time the GTI International festival celebrated all things Volkswagen and, in particular, the iconic Golf GTI. Fast forward 30 years and this weekend, 3-4 June, GTI International is moving to a new home at Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire. Affectionately known as ‘Inters’, GTI International comprises a dynamic […]

Volkswagen up! Five-Door Is Now Available To Order

The Volkswagen up! five-door is available to order for £365 more than the equivalent three-door model, with prices starting from £8,360. The five-door range is the same three-door, with a choice of Take up!, Move up! and High up! models, plus the special edition up! Black and up! White. The five-door Volkswagen up! has the […]

Volkswagen Up! named 2012 World Car of the Year

The Volkswagen Up! is the 2012 World Car of the Year. The Volkswagen Up! city car was awarded the title at the New York motor show, coming out ahead of 33 other contenders including the BMW 3-Series and Porsche 911. The award is based on the votes of 66 top automotive journalists from 25 countries […]

Volkswagen e up!

The up! range also includes an electric car in the shape of the e up!, which debuted at 2009’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Testing of the prototype – which we drove – is now so advanced, VW says a production version will go on sale in the middle of 2013. The e up! uses essentially the […]

VW UP! Interior Images

VW UP! Interior Images

VW UP! Design Images

VW UP! Design & Concept Images

VW UP! Videos

Driving round the country side: Driving round Rome, Italy: UP! Interior Video:

Introducing the UP!

The up! is an all-new city car from Volkswagen.  With its pure design, maximum space on a minimal footprint, quality and attention to detail as well as affordable innovations it embodies the core values of the Volkswagen brand. Unveiled as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2007, it was then substantially evolved, ready […]

UP! Design & Dimensions

At 3,540 mm in length and 1,641 in width, the up! is one of the smallest four-seater cars available.  Its overall length consists of remarkably short body overhangs and a very long wheelbase (2,420 mm) – a body layout that fully utilises the available space. Dimensions of the up!   up! Fox Polo length, mm […]

UP! Engines

Making its debut in the up! is a new generation of one-litre three-cylinder, 12-valve petrol engines, known internally as EA211.  Although the 82 mm cylinder spacing is shared with Volkswagen’s popular EA111 engine series, these are completely new engine designs.  These 999 cm3 engines are available with power outputs of 60 and 75 PS and fulfil […]

UP! Running Gear

The up! is front engined and front-wheel drive, and uses an all-new running gear.  Its very short overhangs on the front and rear axles as well as a long wheelbase and stiff body structure form the basis for good vehicle dynamics and chassis set-up. At the front is a strut-type suspension with wishbones.  A key […]

UP! Equipment & Trim Levels

The up! is available in three trim levels: Take up!, Move up! and High up!.  In addition, two special entry models are available at launch based on the High up! – called the up! white and up! black.  Specification highlights for these models are listed below; for full details please see the price list. Take […]

UP! Navigation & Options

A number of factory- and retailer-fit options are available for the up! which are largely grouped together in packs to simplify the purchase process.  Another important option – which is standard on High up! and the special editions is Maps & More.  For full details of availability, please see the latest price list. Sensor pack: […]

UP! Safety and Security

Its class-leading torsional rigidity and extremely strong body structure ensure it is a safe place to be, while active safety features including ABS, ESP, City Emergency Braking and integrated head restraints complete the package. In the event of a frontal collision, an Early Crash Sensor – integrated directly behind the front bumper – pre-activates restraint […]

UP! Warranty

The up! has a three year, 60,000 mile warranty (first and second year with unlimited mileage manufacturer operated, third year retailer operated) mechanical warranty.  In addition, it comes with a class-leading 12 year body protection guarantee, three year paint warranty and a year’s membership of Volkswagen Roadside Assistance which provides vehicle home and roadside recovery […]