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Since it was launched at the end of 1998, Lupo sales figures have topped the 200,000 mark in Germany alone. Its fresh young design and the wide range of available models have contributed to the success of the friendly little Volkswagen.
The current special model is the “Windsor”, which offers a price saving of up to 1,293 euros. Its stylish equipment is characterised by special seat covers, a leather steering wheel and a chrome trim package. External features of the “Windsor” are wide tyres (185/55 R 14) on alloy wheels, body coloured bump strips and darkened rear lights. The “Windsor” is available with three petrol engines and two diesel engines covering a performance range from 37 kW / 55 PS to 55 kW / 75 PS. Prices for the Lupo “Windsor” start at 11,070 euros.
The success of the Lupo is based on the huge variety it offers. Its impressive engine line-up comprises six four-cylinder petrol engines and three diesel engines – from the 1.0 litre petrol engine with 37 kW / 50 PS, to the three 1.4 litre engines with 44 kW / 60 PS, 55 kW / 75 PS and 74 kW /100 PS, to the 77 kW / 105 PS 1.6 litre FSI engine with innovative petrol direct injection. The Lupo GTI tops the sporty end of the range with a 1.6 litre four-cylinder engine that produces 92 kW / 125 PS.
All diesel engines have direct injection. The 1.7-litre SDI has a power output of 44 kW / 60 PS and the turbo charged three-cylinder 1.4-litre TDI develops 55 kW / 75 PS. The star of the range as regards fuel consumption is the Lupo 3L TDI. Its extremely low fuel consumption of 3 litres of fuel per 100 km has not been achieved at the expense of its suitability for everyday driving situations.
The 3L Lupo fulfils the Euro 4 exhaust emission standards.
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