Sunday 7 May 2023

1976, Cars: Škoda 105/120/125/130

In 1976 Czechoslovakian auto-maker Škoda (AZNP) introduced the Škoda 105/120 (Type 742) 4-door sedan with a rear engine and rear wheel drive. The new car was the successor for the Škoda 100/110.

Škoda 105L (1976-1981)

Predecessor Škoda 100/110

The car was initially available in three model forms with a choice of two engines: the 105S and 105L were powered by the 1046cc (33 kW) engine, while the 120L was powered by the 1174cc (37 kW) engine. The 120LS and 120GLS models, which had the more powerful 1174cc (40 kW) engine and higher levels of equipment, joined the line-up in 1977 and 1978 respectively. In April 1978 the 120GLS was presented.

Škoda 120 (1976-1983)
Škoda Garde coupé (1981-1984)

In November 1981, the range was extended with the attractive Škoda Garde coupé equipped with the 1174 cc, 54 bhp (40 kW) engine. In November 1982, the 105SP and 120LE were added to the range. In 1984 the Škoda 130 was introduced with improvements to the existing 105/120 range.

Škoda 105L (1981-1983)
Škoda 130 (1984-1988)

From 1976 to 1990 a total of 305,726 units were produced. The car was succeeded by the Škoda Favorit.

Successor Škoda Favorit

Belgian Brochure Škoda 105S / 105L (Dutch, 1977)
German Brochure Škoda 120L / 120LS (German, 1978)
Canadian Brochure Škoda 120L (English, 1987)
Canadian Brochure Škoda 120GLS (English, 1987)
Canadian Brochure Škoda Rapid 130 (English, 1987)
Dutch Brochure Škoda 105 / 120 / 130 / 130 R Coupé (Dutch, 1987)

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