VW Scirocco GTS: Wüster Wind

Shanghai (China ), April 16, 2015

The abbreviation GTS has a tradition almost as long as the legendary GTI addition for Volkswagen. In 1982, for the first time wearing a Scirocco ?? the coupé offshoot of golf ?? this writing. 2012 GTS was revived as a special model with hot optics and placed on the auto show AMI in Leipzig in the spotlight. Mid-2014, the Scirocco got a facelift. From the new model will now also be another GTS.

6.5 seconds 100 kph

As Premierenort the company's Shanghai Auto Show ( 22 to 29 April 2015) selected. The new GTS gets the already available for the Scirocco 220 - hp engine in the Golf GTI. The two-liter four-cylinder gasoline will remain the only engine in comparison to its predecessors no further units are available. For a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox is installed on request and at an additional cost but. Both with manual transmission, as well as with DSG, Sprint GTS in 6.5 seconds from zero to 100. He is up to 246 km / h (DSG 244 km / h). Consumption estimated by the manufacturer for the switch to 6.1 liters, 6.4 liters with the DSG version.

Red stripe on request

Evident is the sportiest Scirocco below the 280-hp R-bred model to 18-or 19 - inch wheels, behind which protrude red brake calipers. The GTS also get from the factory, the R-Line package with racy styled bumpers, gloss black grille and well colored air mesh and sill extensions. On top there's an R - roof spoiler and a lower end of the rear diffuser. As once the '82 GTS can also be ordered with a new two red trim on hood, roof and tailgate ?? with red exterior paint the stripes are black accordingly.

Golf ball as usual here

Inside is the special desert wind in red and black held to contrasting inlays in piano finish, chrome trim and red stitching. The sill trims are a GTS lettering, in addition, there 's a special sport leather steering wheel, stainless steel pedals and a GTS logos on the seat covers. Also at GTS equipment includes a golf ball gear knob look. Standard equipment on the Scirocco is the first time available in the infotainment system "Composition Colour".

Launch in late May 2015

End of May 2015 is the Scirocco GTS in Germany on the market, it is after the first information about cost 31,000 euros . (HD)