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Technical Day Koprivnice

May 10th, 2018
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Technical Day Tatra Koprivnice

May 10th, 2018
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Why Vaclav Havel did not use a Tatra T613 but a BMW

May 10th, 2018
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JK 2500’s evolution into Luka EV

April 25th, 2018
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TEXT: https://www.facebook.com/lukaevcar/photos/a.1692863827623457.1073741829.1638882133021627/1729013754008464/?type=3&theater
VIDEO: https://www.autoweek.nl/nieuws/luka-ev-elektrisch-en-retro/

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Video + article: Slovak Museum of Design on its way to create a 1:1 T 603X Coupe

April 25th, 2018
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The Slovak Museum of Design (SMD) has recently completed a visualization of the Tatra 603 X Coupé project, which will be a model for real-world modeling. Even for that time, an attractive car from the city on the Danube obviously gets its second chance.
The Slovak Museum of Design (SMD) has recently completed a visualization [...]

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Aleš Loprais wins Morocco Desert Challenge

April 22nd, 2018
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Aleš Loprais wins Morocco Desert Challenge

A Czech team Instaforex Loprais Team has managed to win the Morocco Desert Challenge. Aleš Loprais with his crew, consisting of Ferran Marco Alcayna and Petr Pokora, did not finish first just in the truck category, but also in the overall standings. All that after very difficult eight days at [...]

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T 97 in The Automobile

April 18th, 2018
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A bit of reading (5,000 words / 10 pages) at your local magazine seller last Monday ….and some nice pictures and other features, if the writing doesn’t appeal to you. Consider a subscription, because it’s a top title.

Foreign readers can order the May 2018 issue of The Automobile by visiting:  http://www.theautomobile.co.uk/may-2018-issue/

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TWO ADVENTURERS SET OUT ON ZIKMUND AND HANZELKA COMMEMORATIVE TOUR

April 18th, 2018
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http://www.radio.cz/en/section/panorama/two-adventurers-set-out-on-zikmund-and-hanzelka-commemorative-tour

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Techno Classica 2018

April 18th, 2018
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Tatra Register Deutschland had a nice stand again at the Techno Classica this year, exhibiting Pierre Steichen’s T 97

It attracted a lot of interested people

Not alone surprising generous people attended,

but also may Tatra fans of European Tatra clubs, including air-cooled fans.

As the exhibition grounds in Essen are under reconstruction, the hall that housed the Tatra [...]

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Austro-Tatra Typ 18a

April 18th, 2018
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Unusual is the open Gendarmerie car that Alfred Umgeher from Lower Austria has brought to the Veteran Meeting. His 1950 Type 18 is the sole roadworthy specimen of its kind. Back then, Austro Tatra in Vienna converted half-finished Volkswagens into cabriolets for the Austrian Gendarmerie in a mini-series of nine cars.

1950 Volkswagen Type 18: converted [...]

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