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How many people can you squeeze into a VW Up?

By FaezClutchless on 07 Nov 2011

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Before anyone makes any jokes about how many clowns can fit into a tiny car, this is no circus act. In fact, it is a publicity stunt organised by Volkswagen’s communication division and this stunt has set a new world record for the company.

Volkswagen’s communication division has somehow managed to fit 16 people (15 women and 1 man) into their upcoming Up! city car model. How exactly they did that?

- Two people clambered into the trunk.
- One perched onto the dashboard.
- Seven squeezed into the rear seating area.
- Four sat into the front seats.
- Two sat in the car’s footwells.

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It is certainly an amazing accomplishment given the car’s small interior space but this record, considered unofficial, is specifically for the Up! model. There are known previous records for people stuffed into other Volkswagen vehicles. In 2010, 20 people crammed into the original Beetle (which has about the same amount of interior space as the Up!) and 27 people packed themselves into a New Beetle in 2001.

Obviously, this is a publicity stunt done by Volkswagen in order to drum up popularity for their upcoming car. Nevertheless, it is an impressive record, considering the size of the car. And for those who want to break this record, they will have to wait till next year when Volkswagen releases this model. Anyway, I wonder, how does it feel like to be that one man squeezed into a car with 15 other women?

Photo credit: leftlanenews

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Dwee Nov 08 2011 11:01 AM
I can volunteer to be that "one man" . . .
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