Volkswagen unveils five-door Up!

VOLKSWAGEN has launched a five-door version of its Up! city car with on-the-road prices £365 more than the equivalent three-door model.

 

Order books are now open for the model with prices starting at £8,360 for the five-door 1.0 litre 60 PS five-speed manual Take Up! Five-door models are expected to make up just over half of all Up! sales.UKdeliveries of the five-door Up! are expected to start in August.

 

The five-door range mirrors that of the three-door, with a choice of Take Up!, Move Up! and High Up! models, plus the special edition Up! Black and Up! White.

 

As with the three-door, two BlueMotion Technology versions will also be available, offering sub-100 g/km carbon dioxide emissions. The 60 PS Move Up! BlueMotion Technology returns 68.9 mpg on the combined fuel cycle, while emitting 95 g/km, and the 75 PS High Up! BlueMotion Technology offers 67.3 mpg and 98 g/km.

 

A fully electric version will join the range in late 2013, and an automated manual gearbox will become optional later in 2012.


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