The fastback bodystyle delivers the rare phenomenon of adding practicality and sporting intentions in one fell swoop – literally. We’ve searched our marketplace for some cars of the past which best execute the slope-roofed design, and now present them in a country vs. country showdown…
On March 2, the Hanzelka & Zikmund story will be on stage in Zlin. A Tatra 1:1 model will be part of the show.
The Indian Army has 7,983 Tatra trucks but “there is no further procurement” of these vehicles or their spare parts, the government said Monday. Defence minister AK Antony told the Lok Sabha that the existing Tatra trucks formed about 4% of the total vehicles authorized for use by the army.
Asked about details of ongoing projects using the Tatra platform, Antony said: “The details … cannot be divulged in the interest of national security.”
Source: DNA INdia, Dec 17, 2012
The German magazin Auto Zeitung Classic cars pays attention to Ivan Margolius’ Tatraplan. The four page article is a summary of an earlier Classic Cars article, made accessible for our German Tatra lovers.
Q: Greg, I enjoy your column and want to know about a vehicle called the Tatraplan T-600. My friend once had one, and it would be interesting to see what info you have on this company. My friend told me they also built a V-8, too. Is this correct? Thanks much, Lee K., Illinois.
A: Lee, your friend is correct. But first, here’s my recollection of Tatraplan and what the company is up to today.
The first I ever heard of a Tatraplan automobile was 30 years ago from a legendary drag racer by the name of Jack Read full article
Here something for our German friends! The T 603 is featured in the October 2012 Oldtimer Praxis
Komplett neu und jetzt volle 100 Seiten stark!
Ab dem 13. September 2012 im Handel mit diesen Themen:
- Tatra 603
- TVR 3000 M
- Mercedes-Benz Ponton Kombi Binz
- Halbzeit: Ford Escort RS 2000
- Fahrtenbuch: Fiat 124 Spider
- Youngtimer-Steckbrief: Subaru Libero
- Seziert: NSU TT
- BMW R62
- Imme R100
- Seziert: Rudge Ulster
Tipps und Technik:
- Vergaser-Hilfe beim Triumph
- Kühlsystem reinigen
- Grundkurs Karosseriebau – Teil II