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VW up! GT: Confirmed for production

VW up! GT

The VW up! GT got green lights for production. Great!

The Up GT was one of a number of Up-based concepts VW showed alongside the launch of the standard car at last year’s Frankfurt motor show. Power comes from a 109bhp, 120lb ft version of the Up’s 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine. It is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.

Other modifications include sports suspension, larger alloy wheels and tyres, a bodykit and sports seats and added brightwork for the interior.

Hackenberg also confirmed the all-electric version of the Up was on tack for launch in 2013, with a CNG version due by the end of the year.