“Jubilee” car off the line of the main plant of the Czech brand in Mlada Boleslav.
The first car, known as the Skoda Octavia was released in 1959. The name of the new car, which will eventually become a real bestseller of the brand, goes back to the Latin word “Octo” (eight). “Octavia” was the eighth model of Skoda, which was released after a protracted and devastating World war II. Until 1964, fans of the brand could acquire sedans Octavia, and in 1971 to purchase are available and generalists. All in all, for 12 years, Skoda introduced to the market about 400 thousand units of the model.
Here’s a more relevant story “Octavia” written from 1996 to Sept. In autumn, the brand has brought to the Paris motor show, the Octavia liftback first generation (aka Octavia Tour afterwards). This car became the first ever Skoda, built on the “cart” and the aggregates of the Volkswagen Group.
The following year, the brand made 61 thousand such cars, and a year later increased its production of new Octavia is almost two times – up to 117 500 units.
By 2010 the number of cars produced was 1.44 million. Now the main plant of “Skoda” reported about 7 million cars. All in all, last year dealers of Skoda managed to build 363 700 cars Octavia. In November 2019, the brand introduced the Octavia fans of the 4th generation.