A legend turns 60: The ŠKODA OCTAVIA celebrates its anniversary

The first two-door version of the ŠKODA OCTAVIA left the main plant in Mladá Boleslav in January 1959 – alongside its predecessors Š 440 and Š 445 for the first few weeks. Under the hood of the OCTAVIA, a robust four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 1.1 litres was used, generating 29.4 kW (40 hp) and driving the rear wheels via a four-speed gearbox.

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Published: 30. 1. 2019
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