› ŠKODA FELICIA wins grant for ‘Most Elegant Car at the Event’
› Further achievement: triumph in an extraordinary stage and honor for ‘Verifiable Revival of the Rally’
› Around 35 exemplary autos created by different brands took an interest in the rally
The ŠKODA cabriolet, which was created in 1960, drove more than 500 km in every one of the Beijing and Shanghai phases of the rally. The model finished the rally effectively and inspired droves of observers en route.
Andreas Hafemann, President of ŠKODA China, participated in the rally in Beijing and went to the honor function at the stage goal Zhangjiakou – one of the host urban communities of the Winter Olympics 2022. “ŠKODA is one the most seasoned car makers on the planet, with an incredible history traversing 121 years. We are exceptionally happy to share the work of art and famous ŠKODA models, and also ŠKODA’s special auto culture and legacy with buyers and auto fans in China,” said Mr. Hafemann.
The Top City Classic Rally China was sorted out by the German magazines Auto Motor und Sport and Motor Klassik. The rally was separated into two phases: The Beijing stage included 35 vintage autos from different brands beginning in a Beijing suburb, going by the beautiful meadow of Hebei area and completing in Zhangjiakou. In the Shanghai organize, 36 exemplary autos began from the point of interest Oriental Pearl Tower, heading through the old town of Wuzhen and completing at the excellent Thousand Island Lake in Zhejiang region.
ŠKODA participated in the principal Top City Classic Rally China in 2014, when two vintage autos from the Czech brand – a ŠKODA FELICIA and a Laurin and Klement – turned into the superstars.
This year, the ŠKODA FELICIA was by and by the feature of the occasion. The auto was initially created in 1960. In the course of the most recent 56 years, the auto has been painted in different hues and a few sections were lost or harmed. As of late, just with awesome help from the ŠKODA Museum’s chronicled files, specialized reports and vehicle parts was the auto completely reestablished and re-renovated.
The ŠKODA FELICIA is ŠKODA’s most acclaimed open-top auto demonstrate. Proceeding with the organization’s custom of assembling open-top autos, the ŠKODA FELICIA was arrangement delivered in the vicinity of 1958 and 1964. The auto offered exquisite bodywork that turned into an image of the Czech social transformation of the 1960s and furthermore showed up in various movies. While enlivened by the great English roadsters, it outperformed them with its driving highlights, widespread character and driving solace. With a sum of 14.863 units fabricated, the FELICIA turned into the most prominent open-top model by ŠKODA.
2016 imprints a long time since the organization was established, making ŠKODA AUTO one of the longest-settled vehicle makers on the planet. The organization was one of the pioneers in the business, propelling bike generation in 1895, took after not long after by the creation of bikes and autos at their central station in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. ŠKODA has sold in excess of one million vehicles for the second year in succession and is available in more than 100 markets around the world. The most exhaustive model range in the organization’s history is fabricated at 14 plants in Europe and Asia.
Since entering the Chinese market in 2007 with the main privately created vehicle – the OCTAVIA, ŠKODA has set up an extremely effective organization with SAIC Volkswagen. In the course of recent years, the accomplices have mutually settled ŠKODA as one of the significant auto marks in China, so far conveying an aggregate of 1.8 million autos to clients in China.