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The award “Car of the Year 2016” was awarded to “Porsche Macedonia” for this year’s winner ŠKODA Superb last night at the award ceremony.

This prestigious award was officially presented in the presence of numerous guests in the hotel “Aleksandar Palace” in Skopje. The holder of the prestigious title, ŠKODA Superb, this year won the sympathies of the jury, but the decisive factor in the victory was an online vote of the citizens. At the vote conducted online, ŠKODA Superb won almost twice as many votes than all the other competitors in this election, which deservedly bears the title “Car of the Year”.

ŠKODA’s flagship, immediately after the launch of the world market, won the sympathy of the numerous fans of high-quality cars, and received the maximum five stars from Euro NCAP, the European assessment program for new cars. Apart from being an absolute champion in Macedonia, the new Superb has received significant recognition “Family Car of the Year” by the prestigious car magazine AutoExpress, as well as the title “Car of the Year” by visitors to the largest British website cars “WhatCar!”.

“As a company we have set a task to always bring the best of the automotive world to our valued customers. Our cars have always been valued with highest awards for their superior quality, design and precision engineering. The new ŠKODA Superb is our great pride since set a new level, a higher standard when it comes to performance and design solutions” – said the General Manager of Porsche Macedonia, Dr. Zlatko Mucunski, who welcomed the participants and thanked for this prestigious award, and he added:

“This powerful car undoubtedly impress at the first meeting with it. Leading technology, progressive design, innovation and style perfectly packaged in a sleek package make the new Superb modern and confident. Porsche Macedonia remains committed to its strategy with top service and high-quality cars to responds to customer confidence. The new Superb, energetic and dynamic is our investment in your satisfaction.”

That numerous innovations offered by this model was the determining factor to win the support of the jury. Members of the jury, as in previous years, its decision made on the basis of the known criteria, namely adequacy and supply the domestic market, economy and environmental acceptability, safety and application of technological advances, driving performance, design, comfort and equipment vehicle.

The National Jury, Mr. Vlado Ristović, explained the decision of the jury and officially presented the award to Mr. Mile Stanchev, brand manager of ŠKODA, who in the name of Porsche Macedonia raised the award.

“Definitely, the ŠKODA flagship looks great, it offers lots of space and fantastic driving ikustvo, making it the best and roomiest car in its class. Designers and professional team of ŠKODA raised by this model to a whole new level when it comes to creativity and technology. The car offers a range of assistance systems that have not been embedded in vehicles of this segment. New technology made according to the latest state of the art, helps the driver in various situations in traffic” – said Mr. Mile Stanchev at the official award ceremony for “Car of the Year 2016” and thanked the jury and the Macedonian citizens who voted for ŠKODA Superb.

March 28, 2016