Volskwagen Confirms Two-Cylinder Up in Brazil
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It will use a modified version of the 800cc powerplant used in the XL1, which has also been confirmed for production, next year, as well. The two-cylinder powerplant is compatible with VW’s New Small Family (NSF) platform, and the current crop of three-pot engines powering the Up! are closely related to the four-cylinder units used in larger cars, and therefor are compatible with the MQB platform, meaning we will probably see a three-pot Golf in the next few years.
The two-cylinder engine-powered version of the Up! is set to make its debut some time in 2013, yet an exact date has yet to be announced.
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