The Volkswagen Up GTI harks back to the glory days of the original 1976 Golf GTI thanks to the small dimensions and light weight that today’s Golf – which has now ballooned unrecognisably – simply can’t provide. Power comes from a turbocharged 1.0-litre, three-cylinder engine with 115 horsepower, but can this little pocket-rocket really recapture the true essence of a hot hatch icon?
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