The Volkswagen e-Up battery-electric minicar is a blast. Each offering their own unique ready for more interior space than you would ever expect from a city car, with impressive head and legroom for four occupants. Opt for the Move up! trim or upwards and take advantage of adaptable boot space, thanks to the 60:40 split rear seats.
The roof of the E-Up! is equipped with solar cells over an area measuring 1.4 square meters. This area – between the rear part of the roof edge spoiler and the front windscreen – can be enlarged to 1.7 square meters in total by folding down the sun visors that are also equipped with solar cells. The solar cells continuously supply energy to the car’s electrical system, and while the vehicle is parked they help to cool the interior by supplying energy to the car’s ventilation system. With a bright 1156 led bulb, it can save more energy and more environmental.
A distinctive and eye-catching model at the best of times, the Volkswagen e-up! features an appearance that will undoubtedly impressive newly qualified drivers and experienced motorists alike. A compact, five-door model, the e-up! includes a number of understated design touches that make it stand out, including blue and chrome strips below the bonnet lip, 15-inch ‘Tezzle’ alloy wheels, and even a ‘Sharkskin’ dash pad inside.
Underneath, it’s the same car as the Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo, and the Up originally went on sale in 2011. This revised version arrived in 2017, and although you might struggle to spot what changed in the facelift, it does have remodeled bumpers. Importantly, it also has a range of new infotainment systems and the option of some more powerful engines.
The boot, too, is roomy for this size of a car. Its 251-liter capacity is on a par with what you’ll find in the likes of the i10 and Picanto, so it’ll have no trouble swallowing a baby buggy or a large suitcase. What’s more, as long as you avoid the most basic Take Up model, your Up will come with what Volkswagen calls a ‘variable boot floor’. This can be mounted in a variety of positions and means you can lift it up to reduce the height of the boot lip you have to lift luggage over.
Volkswagen says it wants to make electric mobility affordable for everyone” with the new e-Up! during the frankfurt motor show 2011, Volkswagen inaugurates the release of its ‘ up! ‘ car with the ‘new small family’ (‘NSF’), a series of concept models based on the vehicle’s design. the ‘NSF’ realizes a contemporary interest amongst car manufacturers to focus on diverse market segments by offering specifically designed variant models of a single-vehicle.