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by George Skentzos

Škoda has reached an epic milestone, having produced its two-millionth Škoda Octavia in Vrchlabí.

Whilst only a new entry into the Australian market, Škoda Auto is a well established manufacturer in its home nation of the Czech Republic.

The two-millionth vehicle is a silver Octavia Scout 2.0 TDI, the leisure-time version of Škoda’s best-selling Škoda model.

Skoda produces two-millionth Octavia

Altogether the company has produced 1,315,000 first-generation and 685,000 second-generation Octavias since the market launch several years ago.

Skoda produces two-millionth Octavia

Not one to rest on its laurels, Škoda has also begun testing the first of its Fabia Super 2000 prototypes.

Skoda produces two-millionth Octavia

Based on the second generation Fabia, the prototype is destined to compete in the Super 2000 category.

In compliance with the FIA regulations, is equipped with a two-litre atmospheric four-cylinder petrol engine, a six-speed sequential transmission and a four-wheel drive system with three mechanical differentials.