OUR HERITAGE

A STORY UNLIKE ANY OTHER

Ever since the automotive industry’s pioneering days, the ŠKODA brand has been turning out cutting-edge technologies and inventions. The joy of mobility and all things technical initially found expression in bicycles, followed by motorcycles and, ultimately, cars. Come with us on an exciting trip down memory lane at ŠKODA, taking in the company’s foundation in 1895 to the present day, and explore its rich heritage, brimming with great cars and intriguing moments.

Browse model timeline

Would you like to take a closer look at ŠKODA vehicles from 1895 to the present?

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Watch the logo’s evolution

Would you like to hear the complete story of the ŠKODA logo?

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Take a virtual ride

Would you care to drive around 1930s Prague in a beautiful L&K ŠKODA 110?

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A SYMBOL OF OUR INVENTIVENESS

Every car with the winged arrow on its bonnet proudly subscribes to a long tradition of constant innovation. The ŠKODA logo itself has also changed over time. Check out its evolution and pay an after-hours visit to the ŠKODA museum.

FOUNDING FATHERS

The spirited partnership between Václav Laurin and Václav Klement and the establishment of their joint venture laid the foundations for our company’s success story.

MILESTONES THAT FORMED US

There have been several breakthrough moments in our existence that have moved us forward and dictated which path to follow. Take a look at them with us and then explore all the models we have ever made.

GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

Take a ride in a vintage ŠKODA. Go back in time with us and sit at the wheel of an L&K ŠKODA 110. A pleasant drive around historical Prague awaits you, where you will find out a lot of interesting stuff, and not only about the car in which you are sitting.

DRIVEN BY DESIRE

History isn’t mere passing of time. It’s a collection of stories that remain timeless. To celebrate ŠKODA’s enduring heritage, we created a timeline not of events, but of emotions. And there are no better keepers of ŠKODA’s legacy than the people who drive our cars.

ŠKODA Museum

Experience ŠKODA’s history at our museum, where you will see the latest futuristic concepts alongside iconic models.

ŠKODA Cartette

The game contains 36 cards with a detailed description of the most famous ŠKODA models throughout history. Learn about the car models’ displacement, max speed, output, year of production and how many models were produced.