Posted on: Feb 07, 2011
2,259 reads

From German to Czech: Skoda to Receive Rebadged VW Up!

Many in the States probably have only seen Skodas either in some movie or during a trip abroad to European. It's little know that the Czech automaker is enjoying an upswing in sales too. A new report now indicated that the brand will get a rebadged version of the Volkswagen Lupo/Up! The vehicle will be almost identical to its German relative with only minor styling changes being the main differentiating points.

Share This Story
This Dorky Virgin Wants To Teach Us How To... Floyd Mayweather Buys Rolls-Royce Wraith F... Watch Vaughn Gittin, Jr. Blast A Ford Must...
This means that there will be a revised grille, unique headlights, and modified bumpers. As for power, a variety of engines will be available. Nothing is official yet, but the choices will most likely include a 1.0-liter gas and 1.2-liter diesel with 74-horsepower, as well as a 1.2-liter TSI with 84-hp. Eventually, we can expect an electric-only variant to be launch with electric motors that'll produce 80-hp. The Skoda remains unnamed and will be built in Slovakia and will go on sale in early 2012.


Related cars: