SEAT has produced its 5 millionth Ibiza at the time it is celebrating the model’s 30th anniversary. The carmaker’s Martorell site in Barcelona, Spain that builds the model saw it workers celebrate the production of the 5 millionth Ibiza, along with Jürgen Stackmann (SEAT Executive Committee Chairman), Andreas Tostmann (Vice-President for Production), Stefan Loth (Head of Martorell Production Plant), Mercedes Álvarez, and Matías Carnero (SEAT Ibiza Product Management and Works Committee Chairman).
SEAT will also celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Ibiza at the Paris Motor Show, where it unveiled the first-ever Ibiza three decades ago. During the event, SEAT will also unveil the Leon X-PERIENCE compact car.
The SEAT Ibiza has been the best-selling and most-exported Spanish passenger car, with around 70 percent of total output sold outside Spain to over 75 countries like Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Portugal and Mexico.
According to Esther García Castellanos, member of the SEAT Ibiza production team for over decade, the carmaker has a part of her life, noting that his father worked at SEAT’s Zona Franca plant. She added that SEAT has given me the opportunity to “get ahead in [her] career.” [source: SEAT]