Volkswagen Group UK hands over its 500,000th sold car in 2014

Article by Christian A., on December 10, 2014

The 500,000th car that Volkswagen Group UK has sold this year is a SEAT Ibiza, as handed over by Bristol Street Motors SEAT Birmingham to a local, Nathan Thomas-Robinson. An owner of an older Ibiza, Thomas-Robinson opted for a SEAT Ibiza SC FR 1.2 TSI 105PS in Phantom Black. Days earlier, his girlfriend acquired an Ibiza SE in white.

Present at the handover ceremony of the 500,000th car were Peter Jones, Vertu’s Non-Executive Chairman and Stuart Smith, the site’s General Manager. Thomas-Robinson’s his girlfriend, meanwhile, was handed over a bouquet of flowers for his girlfriend and a bottle of Spanish cava.

Thomas-Robinson remarked that when he tested drove a five-door version with the same engine, he felt “a real pull.” He added that the Ibiza is “great inside and out, with a real feel of quality.”

Ibiza has posted a 19-percent jump in overall sales so far this year, as well as a 24-percent surge in retail volume – making it the fastest-growing brand of the Volkswagen Group. [source: VW]

Topics: vw, uk, sales

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