|1981 to 1984|
|Also called||Škoda Rapid (West Germany)|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Small family car|
|Body style||2-door Coupé|
|Length||4,175 mm (164.4 in)|
|Width||1,610 mm (63.4 in)|
|Height||1,380 mm (54.3 in)|
|Kerb weight||855 kg (1,885 lb)|
The Škoda Rapid Garde (Type 743) is a rear-engined, rear-wheel drive car that was produced by Czechoslovakian manufacturer AZNP between 1981 and July 1984. It was initially manufactured in Kvasiny from September 1981 to May 1982 - with production moving to Bratislava in May 1982 becoming the first mass-produced car in Slovakia.
The Garde is a 2-door coupé derived from the Škoda 120 GLS 4-door saloon, powered by the same 1.2-litre (1174 cc) engine producing 40.5 kW (54.3 hp).