Whenever a Romanian citizen hears the word “Dacia,” they instantly think about their legacy. The name “Dacia” was actually first given to the historic lands on which current Romania lies, and the car was meant to be a tribute to country’s long history. Dacia was one of the first cars to ever be mass-produced in Romania, which is why it can be referred to as their national automobile symbol. Founded in 1966, Dacia was and continues to be a subsidiary of the French company Renault. With their main manufacturing plant in Arges County, Mioveni, Dacia produced over 500,000 units every year since 2015. The Dacia 1300 was their first – and most successful – experiment, one that also needed a good set of Dacia tyres to reach its peak.