Built to pay homage to the original Golf GTI, the Up GTI is both quicker and faster than the O.G. hot hatch, even with a three-cylinder engine.
What better way to commemorate the original hot hatch than with a new one?
Its diminutive 1.0-liter I3 puts out 113 horsepower (115 metric horsepower, or PS), which is 5 more than the original Golf GTI.
It's quicker to 62 mph than the O.G. GTI by 0.2 second.
It's also faster, with a top speed some 9 mph higher than the first-gen Golf GTI.
And, of course, there are plaid seats inside. It would be heretical to not include those.
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