1964-1969, 419540 produced.
Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Production started in 1964 of the 4-seater (later 5-seater) Skoda 1000MB with a 4-cylinder 998cc ohv 48bhp engine placed in the car behind the final drive gear and a self supporting body, was introduced. Top speed of 77 mhp (124km/h), fuel consumption of 71/100km, and a price of 44,000 Czechoslovak crowns (the older Octavia cost 38,000 Kcs) made the S1000MB a suitable car for average motorists.
Drivetrain and Suspension
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Group test. - One in a milion
|Publication||Practical Classics June 2003|
|Group test. - One in a milion - They may not have changed the world, but each of these cars found favour with more than a million happy customers - the first time this feat had been achieved by the manufacturers in question. Nigel Boothman gets his chquebook out. Renault 4 CV 1957, Toyota Corona 1 1966, Ford Anglia 105E 1960, Morris Minor Million 1960, Peugeot 403 1960, Skoda 1000 MB 1965.|
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