It started as a joke and took longer as we planned, but here it is: an appealing T 87 YouTube video. It was shot last autumn in the woods of Soesterberg, Netherlands with Rolf Kroes on camera and my brother Hendrik-Jan driving the film-car. Editing was by Rolf Kroes. Hope you enjoy!
Unique reconstruction of a single prototype passenger car with the factory designation Tatra 603 and ended in the mechanics workshop kopřivnické renovátorské Ecorra.
“The only prototype left the gates of technical development automaker Tatra Kopřivnice in 1962. The car and engine notchback marked Tatra 609 went immediately to the driving test, but failed to push it into production, “said company director renovátorské Ecorra Vítězslav Hinner.
Following the decision not to include the car into production, it bought car repair factory worker Kopřivnice.
“The vehicle was gradually replaced the front and rear windows for the window of a different type, sort, was removed from the place on the floor under the steering wheel, seats were replaced by more modern, was modified dashboard, headlights and rear lamp cluster replaced. In keeping in working order was a lot of original parts and solutions replaced by parts of the vehicles T 603, T 613, Skoda and VAZ, “said Hinner.
The vehicle is in very miserable condition got a few years ago in the hands of a new owner, who gave Kopřivnice renovátorům car. “With the help of old photographs and information of witnesses we have to return the car not only form, but also the functionality of a car that pulled out of the workshops tatrováckých first fifty years ago,” said Hinner.
AUTISM – TWO TATRAS : Hynek Alt, Pavel Vančát
Magical number 2 fundamentally defines the entire episode about Tatra cars. Two cult cars are presented by two pairs: Michal Froněk a Jan Němeček, founders of design studio Olgoj Chorchoj present their Tatra 603, while the photographers Lukáš Jasanský and Martin Polák together with Mr Fridrich from Přelouč comment on inconsistence of Tatra 603.
Autism is a new format of short films about motoring, art and broader cultural and civilizational context prepared by the authorial trio Hynek Alt, Pavel Vančát and Jan Vidlička in a co-operation with Artyčok.tv. Pilot series of short-footage profiles of artists and cars related to them aim to conceive a car as a personification of an individuality and self-projection. First three episodes also show interesting cultural personalities in unusual situations and answers. Starring: Theodor Pištěk,Olgoj Chorchoj, Jasanský/Polák, Vladimír 518.
Dutch rally competitor Marcel Schoo testing his Tatra in SK.