Vad, what TCL'er lives in the PE lofts? Enquiring minds wanna know :p
I just viewed a few YT vids of road tests and I'm impressed, it DOES remind me of a modern incarnation of the MKI Golf/Rabbit ..if it could come to the USA for around 10k or so I would be interested in this. The high quality is there and is what you would expect from VW but the thing I also really like is the very honest, simple interior and looks all the while being solid and high quality , just like the OLD original Beetle was. Something that has been missing in most modern cars for a long time now.
I like simplicity, and high quality at a reasonable price.
Where is this model being built?
The GT UP is said to give the same performance/ nimble dynamic driving experience as the ORIGINAL MKI Golf/Rabbit GTI...now that is something I would be very interested in!
And those 300 hp portly pigs are expensive to maintain and put gas in too.
The thought of a VW UP getting over 60 MPG in basic form makes me doubly interested. The problem with small cars in the USA today is that they simply DO NOT get the MPGs they should.
Now, its a actual community. Great parties, awesome food and beer and close to a lot of public transportation in LA. I've lived in a couple areas of LA, and while I like the food, and jobs in LA, I didnt like the atmosphere that much. My neighbors would look werid at me if I gave them a hand, or if I offered them a beer.
I still visit beach areas, and once a while hollywood *PUKE* haha* but its great to be able to do a lot and not worry about a car - and just drive for fun again. BUT - prices have risen and its due to gentrifying - and VAD's god damn pics of my doorstep. haha