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World Record for Tightest Parallel Park

Video: Stuntman breaks world record for Tightest Parallel Park with Volkswagen Up

German stunt-driver Ronny Wechselberger – aka Ronny C’ Rock – has successfully smashed the world record for the tightest parallel park between two other vehicles with just 5.51 inch of spare space. Wechselberger was able to drift a 11 foot 7.3 7 inch Volkswagen UP between two other Ups by sliding the car into a […]

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2012 Volkswagen Up

2012 New York: Volkswagen Up named 2012 World Car of the Year

The Volkswagen Up! has been named the 2012 World Car of the Year by a jury of 66 top journalists from 25 countries at the 2012 New York Auto Show. “This award shows once again that in the up!, our designers and engineers have created a vehicle that has been thought through in minute detail. […]

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2013 Volkswagen Up Four Door

Volkswagen Up! gets an extra two-doors

In Germany, the new two-door Volkswagen Up! has already earned first place in its class in recent registrations. Now Volkswagen is raising the bar by releasing the four-door version of the Up!, which will go on sale in European markets in May. Volkswagen says that it projects over half of all Up! buyers will choose […]

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Volkswagen crams 16 people into the new Up!

Automobile history has a long running tradition of taking some of the smallest production cars in the world and seeing how many human beings they can fit inside with the car completely intact and closed. Whether it was the 86 people crammed into a VW Camper at Carlow’s Institute of Technology in Ireland in 2009, […]

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Video: Volkswagen Up! guerilla campaign shows subcompact cars create more parking space

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show last week, Volkswagen pulled a little guerilla by cloaking normal everyday cars with a life-size Up! print. The whole point of the campaign? The Volkswagen Up! promotes more space for city driving and parking. Pretty creative. Hit the jump for the video. Click here for our original post on […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Volkswagen Up Europe prices start at €9,850

Volkswagen AG has unveiled its latest effort for the subcompact car market today at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show: the Up! city car. Starting at just €9,850 ($13,519 USD), the Volkswagen Up! makes out to be its cheapest new model. Featuring two gasoline engines rated at 59-hp and 74-hp, the Volkswagen Up! promises to deliver […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Volkswagen unveils entire set of Up! concepts

Earlier in the coverage of the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, we saw Volkswagen release a new concept that paid homage to an iconic concoction made from the Beetle: the dune buggy. Called the Buggy Up!, the concept paved way for a whole series of concepts based on the Up! city car concept. Volkswagen Up! Azzurra […]

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2012 Volkswagen Up! officially revealed before Frankfurt debut

After all the concepts shown at auto shows around the world, Volkswagen has finally revealed the first production Volkswagen Up! before its public debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Volkswagen hopes that the Up! will appeal to “people of all ages and mobility wishes.” Smaller than the current smallest V-Dub, the Polo, the Up! […]

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Video: Volkswagen Up production model coming to Frankfurt

Four years ago, Volkswagen AG revealed its first ever Up! concept car at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. It was a small, subcompact concept that featured a very versatile interior. Over the years since the first debut, Volkswagen has since introduced many other variants of the Up! including a five-door “Space-Up!” and ones with different […]

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