The most important systems, such as radars, are doubled for safety reasons. It’s a huge contrast to the KAROQ with its large touch infotainment screen and a digital instrument panel, the very first ŠKODA car to boast with one.
The Sassnitz ship dates back to 1989, but according to Gotte, it still has at least 10 or 15 years of service ahead of it. “She’s in great shape. Maintaining such a machine is very challenging, though, and must be done every day,” explains the captain. Eventually, he introduces Alex to the engine room and to the engines that few ever see. No photos here, though. And can I really come here? Alex asks. “I’m the captain,” Gotte smiles.