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Happy Birthday Ibiza
The SEAT Ibiza recently celebrated 30 years since the very first one rolled off the production line.

Four generations of the SEAT Ibiza
Four generations of the SEAT Ibiza

18.05.2014 - Since that day, the Ibiza has remained SEAT’s most iconic and popular car, with approaching five million sales across three decades and four generations.

The car was a complete game-changer, the first designed and developed from start to finish by the Spanish company, though with a little help from Giorgetto Giugiaro’s Italdesign development company; coachbuilder Karmann; and Porsche.

The very embodiment of Spain of the ‘80s, the first SEAT Ibiza was ambitious, dynamic and ground-breaking.  Its name, taken from the Mediterranean island, reinforced the exotic image given to it by virtue of its Spanish roots.  The approximate price of the SEAT Ibiza in 1984 was 825,000 pesetas (€4,950) and since its world première at the prestigious Paris Motor Show in the same year, the car has gone from strength-to-strength, being exported to more than 75 countries worldwide.

SEAT will celebrate this resounding and continued success with the launch of a 30th Anniversary model, set to go on sale in June 1. 

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Four generations of the SEAT Ibiza 
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