Ever since Volkswagen first started rolling out concept versions of its New Small Family (NSF) mini-cars, the automaker has said it would build variants for a number of the brands in the group. The Czech-based Škoda brand is an obvious candidate for one of the small cars as it's generally considered a lower cost outlet in the family hierarchy.
Volkswagen E-Up! Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
We knew the name, the fact that it's rear-engined and now, finally, we know what it looks like. I'm talking about Volkswagen's up! concept, which was unveiled today as we get ready for its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week. I can tell some of you will be happy that the official version is nothing like the mockups that were floating around recently. As we said this morning, the up! (OK, we didn't know about the exclamation point then) should go into production in the next few years. Driv