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Frankfurt motor show: Up revealed in production trim; van could come to U.S.

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years after it made as a concept car, Volkswagen has the production version of its entry-level the Up.

Set to get its first public airing at month’s Frankfurt motor Volkswagen’s hatchback is planned to go on across Europe in November at that will see it compete a raft of super-compacts, including the Panda, the Citroлn C1, the Peugeot the Toyota Aygo and the Renault

Along with the initial model revealed, Volkswagen is developing a five-door version of the Up is due to go on sale in Europe in 2012.

Also planned is a more van variant previewed by the Microbus at the Geneva motor show this year. It’s planned for sale in North as a rival to the Scion xB and the upcoming car.

Volkswagen insiders of sales targets approaching 1.5 annually—a figure that establish it as the company’s best-selling

In a bid to extend its reach, Volkswagen is preparing individually styled and Skoda-badged versions of its latest car, both of which are to go on sale in Europe and other markets during the second of 2012. They form of what Wolfsburg insiders as the New Small Family range.

true to the look of the original the VW boasts a simple two-box that Volkswagen’s head of Klaus Bischoff, says is at providing optimal space

Among the more distinctive flourishes is a large front with a low-set rectangular There’s also an isolated panel housing round fog and large, angular clear-lens help give the Up a more face than other new Volkswagen models.

Pronounced are aimed at emphasizing the car’s tracks, giving it a confident by small-car standards. To keep costs low, Volkswagen the one-piece glass tailgate of the concept but with the tail now exposed rather than hidden behind the glass—something by European Union road

At 139.4 inches in length, inches in width and 38.3 in height, the Up is 16.9 inches 1.6 inches narrower but 0.8 of an inch than the three-door Polo. claims it has been able to the new car with class-leading levels of accommodation through the use of a 94.5-inch that gives the Up ultrashort Along with seating for the Up also offers a nominal 8.9 feet of luggage space, to 33.6 cubic feet the rear seats are folded

The original Up concept revealed in had its engine at the rear and boasted drive in a layout Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn suggested the best possible interior-packaging

The definitive production version of the new car, however, has a more transverse, front-mounted engine and architecture.

The fundamental change in was made on cost grounds, to Volkswagen sources.

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“By switching a front-engine/front-wheel-drive layout, we were to reap valuable economies of with other models,” an said. “The rear-engine/rear-wheel-drive would have unnecessarily cost.”

The Up will be sold with a 1.0-liter, three-cylinder TSI gasoline The direct-injection unit kicks out 59 hp in guise and a more powerful 74 hp added turbocharger boost

Volkswagen is not confirming what will be available, but Autoweek that there will be a five-speed manual and an optional clutchless five-speed.

There is no option. Instead, Volkswagen to offer the Up with a natural-gas-fueled of its new turbocharged, 1.0-liter three-cylinder Alongside a tank used to the natural gas, Volkswagen gave the alternative-fuel version of the Up a gasoline tank for added

There also are plans for a electric version of the new three-door although it isn’t planned to go on in Europe until late Previewed by the Volkswagen Up E-Motion at the 2009 Frankfurt motor it is expected to run a brushless electric developing a peak of 81 hp in combination an 18-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery in the floor of the trunk.

Volkswagen plans to offer versions of the Up during the initial period. They are the High Up, offers high-end features as an emergency-braking system that actives at speeds of less mph to avoid collisions, and the Up Black and the Up which come with interiors.

Despite suggestions it would drop the Up name for the familiar Lupo (meaning in Italian) nomenclature, Volkswagen to stick with the name to the earlier concept car.

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