Even if it is not so popular s the Octavia, the current Superb starts to be an important model for the Czech manufcturer as it managed to obtained a production milestone, only a year after it was introduced. Skoda announced it has produced 100.000 units of the Superb at its Kvasiny factory.
The milestone vehicle ran off the assembly line at the Skoda plant in Kvasiny on 11th May 2016.
At the Kvasiny plant, the company made significant investments ahead of the new Skoda Superb’s start of production. A total of CZK 1.7 billion went into the new body-construction line alone and the Kvasiny site is being prepared for the brand’s SUV campaign. By 2018, Skoda intends to invest a total of CZK 7.2 billion into Kvasiny and create 2,000 new jobs. The production capacity will be gradually increased to 280,000 vehicles annually. Kvasiny is one of Skoda’s three production sites in the Czech Republic and the site currently employs more than 5,000 people.
Since the model was introduced in 2001, the Czech manufacturer has produced more than 850,000 Superbs and the production capacity at Kvasiny has been expanded and modernised.
“The production of this highly modern car is a testament to the outstanding competence of the Kvasiny plant and its employees,” said Michael Oeljeklaus, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Production and Logistics, adding: “The name Superb represents one of the best and most successful models in the automotive mid-class. This third-generation model will continue the Superb’s success story in the coming months and years.”