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SKODA 440/445

2-door saloon, estate car.

Classical, tough Czech design with tubular backbone frame, hypoid back end, swing-axle rear suspension, four-on-the-column, and Fiat-like ohv engine; evolution of previous models. Front and rear windows interchange on saloons. UK-available 1957, by which time there's synchro on second. The 445 with bigger engine and higher gearing arrived in 1957. Wagons in '59 only.

Technical Specifications

1089cc/1221cc (S4 OHV) 
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1954 to 1959  
Number produced: