POV test drive video of the 2018 Volkswagen up! GTI. The VW up! GTI has a 1.0 TSI petrol engine that delivers 115 hp and 200 Nm of max. torque. The VW up! GTI goes from 0-100 km/h in 8,8 sec. and it has a top speed of 196 km/h. The VW up! GTI has a 6-speed manual transmission and has front wheel drive.