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Wait there is some news about the Up! GT

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Indeed! So when you're driving and hink "what's that knocking?", it's not a suspension bush gone, it's Alec Issigonis trying to say "check out the build quality in this German Mini".

Back on track, the Up! GT might spur Ford on to Abarth-ise the Ka. I can't understand why they haven't made a Ka ST already.

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Indeed! So when you're driving and hink "what's that knocking?", it's not a suspension bush gone, it's Alec Issigonis trying to say "check out the build quality in this German Mini".

:lol:

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According to the Up Owners club it will be out by November time. The source said he got the information from a dealer.

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...ask Mr ColinG, he's got one on order. "Ideal for parking at the bingo" he said.

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...ask Mr ColinG, he's got one on order. "Ideal for parking at the bingo" he said.

Not ordered, they are not taking orders yet, release date has been pushed back to winter 2013, whenever that is??

Will need the Bingo wins to pay for it.

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release date has been pushed back to winter 2013, whenever that is??

About now!

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Sorry Mr C. Sure I read you had one on order. Good luck with the Bingo wings wins.

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It's not happening, is it? Costs killed it.

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Do not know. Last I heard it maybe still on the cards

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Yes, it might be back on with the same engine going into the next gen Polo and the Golf.

If that engine is as good as Ford's 3 cylinder 1.0 offering, the tuning potential is deffo there. Must be an easy 120-130hp on a remap.

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Yes, it might be back on with the same engine going into the next gen Polo and the Golf.

If that engine is as good as Ford's 3 cylinder 1.0 offering, the tuning potential is deffo there. Must be an easy 120-130hp on a remap.

Guess again, the Ford 3cyl was running over 200hp in full maximum attack mode, with the turbo off the 1.6 Ecoboost engine but standard internals.

Search Youtube for Chris Harris On Cars Ford Ecoboost to hear just how bloody mental a heavily turbo'd 3 sounds.

Another one here waiting to place my deposit. As a yorkshireman I feel like I should by an eUp.

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Yeah the ford engine is mega, I think they've had more out of it as they're using that engine in this years formula fords!! I'm at brands on Friday so I'll try and grab some vids if any are there. (Sorry I know this isn't up related, just wanted to comment on the ecoboost as it's an exciting engine!!)

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Yes, it might be back on with the same engine going into the next gen Polo and the Golf.

If that engine is as good as Ford's 3 cylinder 1.0 offering, the tuning potential is deffo there. Must be an easy 120-130hp on a remap.

Guess again, the Ford 3cyl was running over 200hp in full maximum attack mode, with the turbo off the 1.6 Ecoboost engine but standard internals.

Search Youtube for Chris Harris On Cars Ford Ecoboost to hear just how bloody mental a heavily turbo'd 3 sounds.

Another one here waiting to place my deposit. As a yorkshireman I feel like I should by an eUp.

It was this that I was referring to from that road legal FF type thing they built, without going into the nitty gritty. But for those of us who like it easy, a 'simple' remap might give a healthy boost.

Can't stand Chris Harris. He's so, so,..... expertly up his own arse. And wordy.

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Everything seems to be going quiet regarding this :(

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Everything seems to be going quiet regarding this :(

Focusing on the eUp! I reckon.

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...would that be the "e-Up lad"?

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...would that be the "e-Up lad"?

That was shocking. Get it?

I know it isn't good lol.

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...would that be the "e-Up lad"?

Confusion this is causing in my local dealer is unbelievable :lol:

Edited by Karl_Mac_

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emailed vw uk and they have no info on the car or if its being made

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No-one on the Up! forum is any the wiser either! I know it was cancelled as vw didn't think there would be a market for it, but they have said that they will be using the engine from it in other models. Honest John seems to think its confirmed again, but at the dealership where I work, nobody has heard a thing! Shame really as the Up! is a great car!

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ive got a friend with the focus 1.0 ecoboost turbo.... 125hp says he keeps up with 2.0 cars and still returns 50+mpg..... 3 pots the way forward haha

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maybe vw are planning a better gearbox for the up gt ? for the extra grunt!!

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Posted (edited)

Some news on this thread. he concept will be on display at Worthsee. Start of 2018 release (hopefully)

 

https://www.carthrottle.com/post/say-hello-to-the-new-vw-up-gti/

 

More pics here

 

https://www.motoringresearch.com/car-news/volkswagen-up-gti-revealed-worthersee

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Surprised there isn't more interest in this.

I mean it's a shame it's clearly not been built in the same vein as the Loop GTI but still looks like it could be a reasonable car.

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believe it when I see it.

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