Skoda Octavia Combi, 1968 MY 993 C

The Skoda Octavia Combi is an estate/station wagon with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power through the rear wheels. The Skoda Octavia Combi belongs to the 993 C model family from Skoda. Powering the Skoda Octavia Combi is an overhead valve, 1.2 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 47 bhp (47.7 PS/35 kW) at 4500 rpm and 85 N·m (63 lb·ft/8.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the driven wheels. The claimed weight at the kerb is 930 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 115 km/h or 71 mph.

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Key facts

Skoda Octavia Combi, 1968 MY 993 C information summary

What body style?
3 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4065 mm
How heavy?
930 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1221 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
47.7 PS / 47 bhp / 35 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
85 Nm / 63 ft.lb / 8.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
115 km/h, 71 mph

Skoda Octavia models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1221 cm3 53 PS 52 bhp 39 kW 900 kg

Similar models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1098 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 763 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1089 cm3 47.7 PS 47 bhp 35 kW 890 kg
1968 Skoda Octavia Combi data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2390 94.1
Track/tread (front) 1200 47.2
Track/tread (rear) 1250 49.2
Length 4065 160
Width 1600 63
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 930 kg 2050
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 30 litres 6.6 UK Gal 7.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Skoda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1221 cc
(74.51 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 75 mm
2.83 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
47.7 PS (47 bhp) (35 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
38.5 bhp/litre
0.63 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
85 Nm (63 ft·lb) (8.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
69.62 Nm/litre
0.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 874.8 kPa (126.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 305.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 115 km/h (71 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 51.24 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
37.69 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
50.54 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 26.54 kg/kW
44.32 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 674 cm2
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID85349
Production total
Model code
Model family 993 C
RAC rating 12.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Skoda Octavia Combi added 2001-08-06.
Last modified 2016-12-03.