2013 Volkswagen Up once again to draw the map of the world of the automobile. The goal: a small car with charisma, a small car with maximum space in the smallest space, a car with more efficient engines or electric drive, to develop a small car with information and intuitive entertainment and operating systems, a car with a large car security. The result is the new Volkswagen up! A short 7.8 metres and is a specialist of the urban daily life, which was determined to the last detail. This car-so like the higher pole and even more golf-will of all ages and mobility people.
Affordable for all. At the presentation of the up!, Volkswagen provides not only a new car in motion; It is also redefining adaptation and funding parameters. This means that, together with lines on the Volkswagen clearly defined devices above!, offers new functions as active! Photos such as box sets for long trips, shopping, or for children on board. Up! You have a system of information and entertainment, that owners on their personal profiles that can be customized with applications. And as a small car should be affordable, a new funding system known as AutoCredit2, exclusively for the VW up! Buyers thanks to its flexible configuration options provide greater financial freedom. And for many people, this is the goal of the new car car of cheaper, safer and cheaper than ever before. When the beetle in the 1950s one could years, say that the Volkswagen up! Car rides again “democratization”.
The Up! It will start first on the European market. It all starts in December 2011.
First car with city emergency
An important new security system for technology is the optional emergency braking. It is automatically activated at a speed of 30 km/h and a laser sensor used to detect the risk of an impending collision. Depending on the speed of the vehicle and the situation of driving city emergency braking can be the severity of the accident initiating automatic stop Interventionen– and may even avoid an accident. So far, the VW up! It is the only vehicle in the segment are equipped with an emergency braking function for the drive in the city.
Size and style for the urban areas around the world
With his remarkable 3.54 meters long and 1.64 m wide, the Volkswagen up! It is one of the smaller four-seater cars. Volkswagen is 1.48 meters. The total length consists of a self-supporting body visible short- wheelbase (2.42 m)-a design of the body make full use of the available space in the new design. Klaus Bischoff, Chief Designer of the brand, Volkswagen says: “If the goal is to maximize the space, the ideal solution for a small car would be a rectangular field.” On the March! “We were able, a table with a clean and powerful design cut, which is not the use of space in mind.” The front of the VW up! It shows a lot about the nature of the car. Klaus Bischoff: “the face is undoubtedly an original Volkswagen, but with a very independent personality.” Of course, are the characteristics of the family style in our brand face also found on! -focus on the horizontal elements and the connection of the grille and the accents, angles and signature characteristic headlight headlamp light created by small, to form a band. But more than in any other models, the VW up! It is only appealing and called for an easy way! “