Volkswagen up! GTI Is About Agility, Not Power

In honor of the original Golf GTI that debuted four decades ago, VW is spreading the GTI love to a new model.

In honor of the original Golf GTI that debuted four decades ago, VW is spreading the GTI love to a new model. Unfortunately, that model is the up! city car, meaning we’ll likely never see this GTI variant in the U.S.The Volkswagen up! GTI concept isn’t nearly as quick or as powerful as the GTI we all know and love today. In our tests, the current-generation VW Golf GTI hit 0-60 mph in as little as 5.7 seconds when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, but VW estimates the up! version...