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Volkswagen E-Up: City review

It dawned on me gradually, testing the Volkswagen E-Up, the with which I was approaching

If I were in any doubt, the hooting soon alerted me as enthusiasm further.

This, however, was enthusiasm. Normally, I like to far ahead at roundabouts and drive through without stopping. It s the most satisfying way.

it’s busy, this very careful modulation of and gears; this is where such as a sensitive, feel-packed pedal come into own.

It was different with the E-Up I was actually looking out for traffic to get in my way . speed so I had to stop and wait. And

Because scooting off the line was such fun.

See, the Volkswagen E-Up an 82hp electric motor like all such EVs, all its pulling power virtually the off. The figures say it has 154lb ft of which gives it the pull of a Mazda CX-5 2.0-litre. this weighs 1,139kg, not

(Admittedly, it s heavier than the regular Up. But it s still lighter most four-seaters on the road, its bulky EV batteries.)

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It all adds up to a a bit like being catapulted space. Moving away the line is not a matter of gathering up and getting going but, a following wind, a bit like the chocks on a fighter jet. For a cheery-looking car beloved by Tall it’s amusingly unexpected.

The delight came in now being to exploit gaps in the traffic I before have been to – no, not even in hotrod hot hatches or supercars. The Up feels like it beat them all between even if the driver were a person rather than the race drivers used for acceleration runs.

Other road users hadn’t seen anything like it. But while I did get hooted, was not actually any danger because I was out the way and so rapidly. They simply t comprehend how quickly an Up could To be honest, neither could I.

And this that could make the Volkswagen E-Up THE car to in Central London. Beat all, give yourself a advantage… and be applauded by everyone with city centre air too. Literally, refreshing.

Just make sure you get too carried away though. on a good day, the range is les 100 miles. It’ll be a bit embarrassing if overtake you again while searching for a plug socket an extension cable in your

Volkswagen e-Up![226]
Volkswagen e-Up![226]
Volkswagen e-Up![226]
Volkswagen e-Up![226]
Volkswagen e-Up![226]

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