The Škoda 120 were known as the Estelle in the UK, and for the vast majority of its generation life, it was the least expensive new auto accessible on the British auto market. Like the 1000MB, the auto it supplanted, it was a back engined, back waheel drive three-box cantina, accessible with two diverse water-cooled motors, and differing levels of trim. The extent was facelifted in 1984 with a reexamined front-end outline fusing flush-fit headlamps and some motor overhauls. In the UK it held the Estelle name, in spite of the fact that that was discreetly dropped in the late-1980s for the 130, 135 and 136 identifications.
Skoda’s unique arrangement had been to supplant the 1000MB with a customary front-engined cantina. Spending limitations, and an absence of subsidizing from the Soviet Union implied that the styling from the front-engined cantina was changed to suit the 1000MB’s Renault R8-based running rigging, bringing about a genuinely cutting edge, yet actually in reverse auto. At the point when the auto was propelled in the West, it came in for a blast of feedback for its poor taking care of, and terminal oversteer, driving the organization to quickly upgrade the suspension set-up. In any case, the final result was wonderful to drive, and likely the most fascinating of all the COMECON challengers in the UK amid the 1970s and ’80s. Framed the premise for the splendid 136 Rapid roadster.
With a fuel utilization of 7.9 liters/100km – 36 mpg UK – 30 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 19.0 seconds, a most extreme top pace of 87 mph (140 km/h), a control weight of 2033 lbs (922 kgs), the 120 L/LS has an actually suctioned In-line 4 chamber motor, Petrol engine.
This motor creates a most extreme force of 53 PS (52 bhp – 39 kW) at 5000 rpm and a greatest torque of 85 Nm (62 lb.ft) at 3000 rpm. The force is transmitted to the street by the back wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
About undercarriage subtle elements in charge of street holding, taking care of conduct and ride confort, the 120 Stock tire sizes are 165/on 13 inch edges at the front, and 165/ – on 13 inch edges at the back. For halting force, the 120 L/LS slowing mechanism incorporates Disks at the front and Drums at the back. The 120 model is an auto produced by Skoda, sold new from year 1983 to 1990, and accessible after that as an utilized auto.
Škoda 120 1983 Design Interior Exterior