Another addition to the Volkswagen UK range, appart from the already announced Look Up!, is the new Scirocco GTS. It is also a special edition designed to appeal to younger customers who got bored of the old Wolfsburg-made coupe.
The sports car features the same 2.0 litre engine with 220 hp and 350 Nm at 1500 rpm as standard and is available in both manual and DSG transmissions. With this amount of power top speeds, where legal, reaches 153 mph (manual transmission) and 152 mph (DSG gearbox). For both the manual and DSG variants, acceleration time from 0 to 62mph takes only 6.5 seconds.
The car features the R-Line sporty package and adds GTS-specific badging on the front grille and rear tailgate, plus black gloss door mirror casings and 65% tinted rear glass. The car is available in a selection of eye-catching exterior colours: Urano Grey is offered as standard, while optional colours are Flash Red, Pure White, Oryx White, Indium Grey and Deep Black. Each paint colour has specific colour-coordinated GTS decal stripes to bonnet, roof and tailgate.
Same R-Line influence also inside, where clients will have Vienna leather upholstery including GTS logo on front sports seats, and red stitch detail. Additional styling features inside include piano black dashboard decorative inserts, a specific GTS gearstick with golf ball effect gear knob, seatbelts with two red GTS stripes and chrome side door sill protectors that, again, include the sporty GTS logo.
The Scirocco GTS is priced at £28,195 for the 2.0 TSI 220 hp with six-speed manual gearbox, or £29,695 for the six-speed DSG version.