Volkswagen has revealed prices for the new up! will start at £7,995. Limited-edition flagship models will cost £11,180.
Order books have already opened, and the car will arrive in showrooms next spring.
Revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the three-door up! will be available with a choice of three 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engines – one of which will offer fuel saving Bluemotion technologies.
Trim levels include the Take up!, Move up! and High up! – and there are two specials edition, the up! black and up! white. A five-door version is expected to join the line-up in the second half of 2012.
Priced £7,995, the Take up! gets a 1.0-litre 58bhp engine. Standard specification includes body-coloured bumpers, daytime running lights, front and side head and chest airbags. There’s also a CD player with an MP3 jack plug, rear ISOFIX childseat anchors and 14-inch steel wheels.
The £8,970 Move up! gets everything offered by the Take Up! and adds remote central locking, air-conditioning, electric front windows and 60:40 split and fold rear seats. Outside, the Move Up! has colour-coded door mirrors and handles.
At £10,390 the 73bhp High up! comes with heated front seats, and a leather trimmed steering wheel. Electrically adjustable door mirrors are also offered and the car gets VW’s new removable sat-nav system. The High Up! is distinguished by its front fog lights and 15-inch alloy wheels.
up! black and up! white
Flagship up! black and up! white models are based on the High up! and cost £11,180. Cars get black pearl or pure white metallic paint and chrome door mirror caps and door side strips. 16-inch alloy wheels are also offered, with body-coloured centre sections. Inside there is a body-coloured dash, special ‘stripes’ upholstery and carpet mats.