It was the car that truly transformed Skoda, and the model that set the precedent for the company's amazing resurgence over the past five years. So it's fair to say that the current Octavia will be a hard act to follow.
We've seen the future of Skoda - and it's set to offer a new dimension in space travel. The Roomster, which wowed the crowds at the Frankfurt Motor Show, is only slightly longer than a Fabia, but it has more room inside than a Superb!
Every so often, a car will completely transform its maker's image. The Octavia is one such machine. It forced people to rethink their prejudices and realise premium quality does not necessarily mean a premium price tag.