MTX (automobile)

MTX company in Mělník
Super-sport MTX Tatra V8
Formula MTX 1-02 and MTX 1-03
Formula MTX 1-06
Spider MTX 2-03
Škoda MTX 160 RS

MTX (short for Metalex) is an automobile company in the Czech Republic, that has been previously in Czechoslovakia engaged in the manufacture of racing cars since 1969. Originally, it was a repair shop for Škoda racers. Currently, MTX is engaged in the development of special vehicle modifications, service activities and veteran renovations. The company now has branches in Prague (headquarters), Plzeň (manufacture) and Mělník (autoservis).

The first single-seater formula ""MTX 1-01" appeared in 1970. During the 1980s, Formula Easter cars, autocross buggies and rally cars (based on Škoda and Lada) were produced. In 1989 - 1990 Skoda Rapid convertible was made in a few copies in cooperation with the German Heinzinger firm. In the 1990s, the company made 2 models: MTX Roadster (based on Škoda Favorit) and MTX Cabrio (based on Škoda Felicia). Super-sport model named MTX Tatra V8 was made in 1991.

MTX racing modelsEdit

FormulaEdit

  • MTX 1-01 formula Škoda (1970-1984, produced 35 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-02 formula Easter (1972-1975, produced 25 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-03 formula Easter (1975-1981, produced 53 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-04 formula Easter (1978, produced 1 vehicle)
  • MTX 1-05 formula Easter (1979-1982, produced 9 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-06 formula Easter (1981-1982, produced 21 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-06 B formula Easter (1983-1988, produced 18 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-07 formula Easter (1983, produced 1 vehicle)
  • MTX 1-08 formula Mondial (1989, only model 1:5)
  • MTX 1-09 formula Ford (1989-1990, produced 2 vehicles)
  • MTX 1-10 formula Škoda (1989-1990, produced 3 vehicles)

Two-seat racing carsEdit

  • MTX 2-01 spider B5 (1972, produced 3 vehicles)
  • MTX 2-03 spider B6 (1977-1979, produced 10 vehicles)
  • MTX Tatra V8 super-sport (1991-1993, produced 4 vehicles)

Competition racing motorcyclesEdit

Competition racing carsEdit

See alsoEdit

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