New era: New ŠKODA Superb delights as a ‘Red Car’ of a Tour de France

Posted on 08. Jul, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada

Spectacular premiere: a new ŠKODA Superb mastered a initial coming brilliantly as a ‘Red Car’ of a 2015 Tour de France. As a ‘control centre’ for a Tour’s executive Christian Prudhomme, a new flagship will hurl during a front of a container until 26 July. ŠKODA AUTO is a central partner of a Tour de France (4-26 July) for a twelfth time.

Four mint ŠKODA Superbs are called into movement as a ‘Red Car’ of this year’s Tour de France. As a central ‘Red Car’ heading a margin of riders, a new ŠKODA Superb is manifest for all fans. During a Tour, a automobile serves as a kind of ‘mobile control centre’ for Christian Prudhomme, a Tour’s director. The ‘Red Car’ is also a usually automobile authorised to cranky a finish line during a same time as riders.

ŠKODA has been a Tour de France’s central partner and central automobile partner given 2004. As partial of a commitment, a Czech automobile manufacturer is providing 250 vehicles in sum – many notably, a ŠKODA Octavia Combi und ŠKODA Superb.

The new ŠKODA Superb was launched onto a initial markets in mid-June. With fluent design, considerable technical qualities and a best interior space of a class, a newly grown flagship sets new benchmarks in a segment. Based on Volkswagen Group’s innovative MQB technology, ŠKODA’s tip indication reaches new heights in a now third era when it comes to safety, comfort, connectivity and a environment, holding it to a tip finish of a automotive mid-class segment.

The new Superb has been sprayed ‘Corrida red’ generally for a coming as a Tour’s ‘Red Car’. For a powertrain, a 2.0 TDI/140 kW (190 PS) engine joined with a DSG six-speed delivery is used.
For a special use during a Tour de France, a red ŠKODA Superb contains endless record apparatus and is propitious with a outrageous breathtaking potion roof that can be non-stop from a rear.

To safeguard clever code participation during a Tour de France, a clever swift of ŠKODA vehicles is also supposing again this year. ŠKODA provides approximately 250 cars that are used as chaperon vehicles – in particular, a ŠKODA Octavia Combi und ŠKODA Superb. Over their nearby three-week use, a vehicles will transport around 2.8 million kilometres. Since 2004, a ŠKODA fleet’s sum mileage during a Tour de France mounts adult to over 30 million kilometres. During this time, ŠKODA has been station out with tip reliability: adult to now, there hasn’t been a singular intrusion to a tour due to a technical defect.

Cycling is a cornerstone of ŠKODA’s sponsorship strategy. In further to a Tour de France and a Tour of Spain (‘Vuelta’), a automobile manufacturer supports other general cycling races as good as countless general and inhabitant cycling events. ŠKODA’s joining to cycling demonstrates a singular attribute between a code and a bicycle. ŠKODA’s first fathers, Václav Laurin and Václav Klement, began a company’s success story 120 years ago by creation bicycles.

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