2012 Vw Up! hits the UK showrooms

Article by Christian Andrei, on March 19, 2012

UK showrooms are now offering the new Volkswagen up! with a starting price of £7,995 (RRP OTR) that could go as high as £11,180. Retail customers that use Volkswagen Finance's Solutions PCP package could get into an up! from only £79 a month. This compact city specialist has the interior space and features of a bigger car but its prices didn’t go up.

The up! uses Volkswagen's values of quality, safety and value for money in a compact package. It is available with advanced, low-emission and efficient engines as well as class-leading safety features and an innovative infotainment system.

can choose from among two 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine options and a BlueMotion Technology version. Three trim levels -- Take up!, Move up! and High up! -- are offered.

There are also special editions -- the up! black and up! white. Its lineup will get a five-door version later this year. It comes with an optional automatic gearbox. A fully electric version is expected to be released soon.

According to Volkswagen Finance's Solutions package, the up! is offered to retail customers from only £79 a month, until March 31, based on 10,000 miles per annum over three years.

For the business users, up! is available for only £103 a month (plus VAT and initial rental) on a contract hire basis. For the complete details, you may go to volkswagen.co.uk or visit your local Volkswagen Retailer. Volkswagen is offering a three-year/30,000-mile fixed price servicing plan for £299, or for £99 if the vehicle is bought with Solutions.

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