Slovakia is really on the road to success as some of the world’s greatest cars begin to be made there.
Porsche has revealed a new generation of SUV which is to be “Made in Slovakia” for the first time. Up until the annoucement the Cayenne’s bodywork and driving gear has been built in Slovakia before being sent to the Porsche plant in Leipzig for putting together.
The pledge to move production in 2014 to Bratislava and a year later a foundation stone of the new factory in the Devínska Nová Ves area was laid .
And next year the Audi Q8 followed by Lamborghini’s first SUV will be made in Bratislava too.
The new Cayenne model is longer and lower but about 65 kilograms lighter. Volkswagen claims the new SUV will excel off-road. It is also said that it will be able to accelerate to 100 km in less than five seconds. Both engines are combined with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all four-wheel drive.