Milestone: 250,000 VW Up! cars produced in Bratislava image

Volkswagen has recently announced a milestone after 250, 000 units of the Up! have been produced in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Volkswagen’s smallest vehicle up-to-date, the Up!, has been in production for 2 years but the urban vehicle is enjoying a huge popularity which is recently highlighted by the assembly of no less than 250,000 units. The milestone has been announced by Volkswagen and the 250,000th vehicle is a white groove Up!, made in Bratislava, Slovakia, and aimed towards the Netherlands. The plant is also producing the Skoda Citigo and the Seat Mii, VW Up!’s brothers, along with other models in the group, like the VW Touareg, the Audi Q7 or the Porsche Cayenne.

The Volkswagen facility in Bratislava will soon start producing the e-Up!, the electric version of the popular small car, which has made its debut a few weeks ago, during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. This is getting an electric motor under its hood which is rated at 82 HP and 210 Nm of torque, enough for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint made in 14 seconds and a 135 km/h top speed. The range of the model stands at 150 km on a full charge. The e-Up! is the most expensive version of the Up! and it will cost 26,900 EUR.