VW Lupo Tuning - A Small Wonderful City Car with Tons of Features

Published: 25th November 2009
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VW Lupo is a small wonderful city car with tons of features. However, Volkswagen, a great car maker company, has brought several masterpieces for different people. VW Volkswagen continued production of Lupo for span of many years between 1998-2005. One of the top four foremost car makers, Volkswagen is such a company which leads improvements and researches with the different models of cars according to need. The VW Lupo was swapped by VW fox in the later on.

With the best part of car design formed, it was always bent into a litter larger and bulky shape. But latter VW determined to stand in between by making smaller and less heavy design, - it results in the form of VW Lupo in the 1998. This version of VW has become a successful successor of VW Golf Mk1.And in that period it was directly competed by the by the brands of different companies like Opel's, Fiat's and Fords. And since when VW Lupo was replaced by VW Fox, its production has been stopped in 2005.

Due to its some special feature this car had achieved several awards in that time for the micro car in 2001, best small car in 1999 - best fuel economy award in1999. These all great honors gifted to this car means it was really a great car of its time.


It was a 3L car. This means drinking 3liters of fuel at 100 km. Although some more prototype model had been developed through modification? These prototypes are below:

VW Lupo 1.4 TDI 75 BHP

VW Lupo 1.7 SDI 60 BHP

VW Lupo 3L TDI 61 BHP

VW Lupo 3L TDI 61 BHP

Light weight aluminum - magnesium alloys were used in making doors, rear-hatch, bonnet, wheels, suspension system, engine block etc to gain a total weight of only 830 kg. It was Tiptronic gearbox. Auto start/stop system was fitted in the engines. Battery was attached at lower center for better weight distribution. In the later time 1L concept also came in existence, which means 1 Litter fuel consumption for 100 Km.Jorge Reis is the author of VW Lupo Tuning and Lupo Tuning.

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