The Czech manufacturer of automobiles, Ŝkoda Auto, has created a large family car which was first produced in the year 1934. This is called the Ŝkoda Superb, and it was considered as the flagship car of Ŝkoda Auto by the time of its release. The Superb was originally used by military officials of high rank, and Superb has eventually become a name used for luxury cars that were created during the period of 1934 until 1942.
The first generation Superb or the Superb B5 (3U) was also called the Volkswagen Passat Lingyu for its badge engineered version. This was manufactured by Ŝkoda Auto and the Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive following Ŝkoda’s acquisition of the Volkswagen group. It was created as a four door sedan and assembled in the Czech Republic, China, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and India. This is available as a five speed manual, six speed manual, or five speed automatic and produced from December 2001 until March 2008.
In 2008, the Ŝkoda Superb B6 (3T), also called the Ŝkoda Superb Haorui, was created as a five door lifeback or a five door estate and has a transverse front engine, front wheel drive or four wheel drive layout. This was assembled in Czech Republic, India, China, and Kazakhstan, and trim levels were made available in the market in the United Kingdom: namely, Elegance, Exclusive, S, SE, and Greenline. This was displayed in March 2008 at the Geneva Motor Show, and it has been recognized as the Luxury Car of the Year in 2009 by Top Gear Magzaine.