Orders for the new street-wise Volkswagen up! models started today ahead of the first scheduled deliveries in March. The Street up! and Club up! mini cars arrive with fuel-efficient characteristics, convenient form and satisfying equipment.

Both cars take their power from the up!'s most powerful 1.0-litre petrol engine which produces 75 PS at 6,200 rpm. The three-cylinder engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. It returns 60.1 mpg on the combined cycle and emits 108 g/km of CO2. Lastly, the two compact automobiles produce a maximum torque of 95 Nm (70 lbs ft) between 3,000 and 4,300 rpm.

Volkswagen Street up! benefits from 16-inch Upsilon alloy wheels, standard Pure White, Black Pearl or Reflex Silver paint, 65 per cent tinted glass from the B-pillar back, "Street" badging, decals on side, bonnet, boot and roof, wing mirrors that come in silver (except for the Reflex Silver models on which they are in black). Additionally, there are body colored bumpers with chrome moulding on the front fog lights, leather steering wheel with up! lettering, up! scuff plates with yellow stripe, black roof lining, carpet mats and original "Street" cloth upholstery.

On the other hand, the new Volkswagen Club up! model boosts its sophistication with 16-inch Triangle alloy wheels, unique Blueberry metallic or Black Pearl paint, as well as 65 per cent tinted glass from the B-pillar back, "Club" badging and decals on side panels in silver. Moreover, there are wing mirrors in silver too, up! scuff plates, black roof lining, carpet mats and unique "Club" Tartan Tonic cloth upholstery.

The price for the Street up! and Club up! 3-door models is that of £11,995, while the 5-door versions will cost £12,370.

Source: Volkswagen