TATRA T87

ALUMINUM REAR ENGINE

TATRA T87

ALUMINUM REAR ENGINE

Production Years: 1937-1948
Country: Czechoslovakia
Number Produced: 3,023

Designed by Hans Ledwinka, the Czechoslovakian T87 Tatra was an extraordinary car. It debuted in 1937 and featured aerodynamic bodywork inspired by Zeppelin designer Paul Jaray. It had a rear mounted, overhead cam, air cooled V-8, making the car capable of speeds up to 100 mph. It became a favorite of German officers during the occupation of Czechoslovakia. This car is one of less than 250 in existence worldwide.

Find more information at; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatra_87

 

 

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Tampa Bay Automobile Museum

3301 Gateway Centre Blvd.
Pinellas Park, FL 33782 USA

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