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A T 600 urban legend?

October 12th, 2017
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Legendary T600 1953 EVO V8 is going to Le Mans
The picture is the legendary T600 1953 EVO V8, the only car of its kind in the world, originally donated to Hanzelka and Zikmund’s traveler on February 13, 1953. This is the EVOluce transition from T600 to T603.

According to severeral sources this T600 from 1953, named by [...]

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Tatra’s history by Honza ‘Hamster’ Křeček

October 8th, 2017
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Czech Part 1:  https://www.autickar.cz/clanek/tatra-koprivnice-od-pocatku-automobilismu-a-vzdy-na-spici-1-cast/
Czech Part 2:  https://www.autickar.cz/clanek/tatra-koprivnice-odola-valecnym-polim-pousti-i-proletariatu-2-cast/
English Part 1:  https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=cs&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.autickar.cz%2Fclanek%2Ftatra-koprivnice-od-pocatku-automobilismu-a-vzdy-na-spici-1-cast%2F&edit-text=
English Part 2:  https://translate.google.nl/?hl=nl#cs/en/https%3A%2F%2Fwww.autickar.cz%2Fclanek%2Ftatra-koprivnice-odola-valecnym-polim-pousti-i-proletariatu-2-cast%2F

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Off Road Trucks Australia: The story of Australia’s Tatra importer

October 8th, 2017
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https://www.bigrigs.com.au/news/when-our-larry-met-tatras-swinging-axle/3232155/

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Published in History, Tatra Works

Tatra light commercial vehicles: From T 13 to Beta

October 8th, 2017
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https://translate.google.nl/translate?sl=cs&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.auto.cz%2Ftatra-a-jeji-lehka-uzitkova-vozidla-od-t-13-az-po-model-beta-108955&edit-text=

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Published in History, Press

EC donating money for new Tatra Museum

October 5th, 2017
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The region is preparing a new museum of cars in Kopřivnice

Sept. 2017. Ostrava – The Moravian-Silesian Region wants to build a car museum in Kopřivnice in Novojičín, which would be followed by a successful exhibition of the Technical Museum. People could get acquainted with the history of Tatra production. Regional representatives today approved [...]

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Published in Museums

1973 T 613 prototype test by Svet Motoru

September 30th, 2017
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https://translate.google.nl/translate?sl=cs&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.auto.cz%2Ftatra-613-v-testu-z-roku-1973-jak-ji-tenkrat-hodnotili-redaktori-109754&edit-text=
The Czech text and photos: http://www.auto.cz/tatra-613-v-testu-z-roku-1973-jak-ji-tenkrat-hodnotili-redaktori-109754

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Published in Press

Tatra’s at this weekend’d PAC meeting.

September 30th, 2017
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Two Dutch Tatras attended the PAC meeting in Beesd, NL today.
The Pionier Automobielen Club is one of the oldest veteran car clubs, and restricts its membership to pre-WWII cars.
http://www.pionierautomobielenclub.nl/27-evenementen/kalender/161-uitnodiging-slotrit-2017

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Published in Events & Meetings

T 87 shows up at the Czech Embassy’ reception on the occasion of St Wenceslas Day

September 28th, 2017
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On the occasion of St Wenceslas Day, the Czech Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, organised a reception where tens of ambassadors from countries all over the world attended.  My personal T 87 was invited to give acte de presence.  It was parked in the courtyard of the Embassy, close to the entrance and admired by several [...]

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The Masaryk monument in Rotterdam

September 28th, 2017
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In November 2014 the Czech and Slovak ambassadors in the Netherlands received the first copies of the “Rotterdam Yearbook 2014″ from the City Archivist Ms Jantje Steenhuis. In this book Mr Gert Andeweg describes an event in Rotterdam in the First World War which proved to be of historic significance: Professor Tomáš G. Masaryk, the [...]

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Published in Events & Meetings, History

Disabled Czech scores world record towing 11.5-tonne Tatra lorry

September 28th, 2017
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Disabled Czech scores world record towing 11.5-tonne lorry

ČTK |
25 SEPTEMBER 2017
Ostrava, North Moravia, Sept 23 (CTK) – Czech disabled bodybuilder Daniel Minster, 44, has become the first in the world to tow a heavy lorry, a Tatra Prasident weighing 11.5 tonnes, that he pulled away by 252 centimetres on a track during the Day of [...]

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