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Tatra T603: It’s a woman!

November 11th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

A very neat coffee-table book on the T603 was published recently.  It is a  representative book about the legendary Tatra 603.  On 384 pages he will personally tell you his life story. The book is richly illustrated with 354 images, including unique studio photos and a number of unpublished archive images.
Website: https://www.heritageandzoom.com/
Scroll through the book: [...]

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The legend of an U.S. West coast Tatraplan race car.

November 7th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

http://www.esotericclassics.com/tatra-trivia.html

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Published in History, Racing & Rallying

T87-2, T603-2s offered in Germany

November 7th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

https://www.kleinanzeigen.oldtimer-markt.de/anzeige/Tatra_87_Automarkt-107156.html
https://www.kleinanzeigen.oldtimer-markt.de/anzeige/Tatra_603_Automarkt-107160.html
https://www.kleinanzeigen.oldtimer-markt.de/anzeige/Tatra_603_Automarkt-106156.html
(Adverts found by Stefan Ebert)

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Tatra 77 and Tugendhat villa book

October 30th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

On October 16th , the coffee-table book on a meeting of the villa Tugendhat and the Tatra77 was introduced at the Technical Museum in Prague.
Tatra 77 and Villa Tugendhat represent the top works of the early 1930s, which testify to the world level of design, automotive and architecture in the First Czechoslovakia Republic. The publication documents [...]

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Quiz: Are you a real Tatra expert?

October 20th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

Wait till the page is translated automatically into English (or wait till a translation window shows up)and follow instruction  and the fill in the quiz.
https://zpravy.aktualne.cz/ekonomika/auto/znate-automobilku-tatra-otestuje-si-sve-znalosti/r~14c30b3cf07811e9926e0cc47ab5f122/

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Getting the T 603 designed: Kardaus, Kovar and others

October 20th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

https://www.autorevue.cz/tatra-t603-projekt-valuta-wiki-historie

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Published in History, Press

T613S

October 20th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

http://www.esotericclassics.com/1985-tatra-613-special.html

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Published in History, Press

Tatra77 & Villa Tugendhat book

October 9th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

On October 16th, a book on the Tatra T77 and the villa Tugendhat in Brno will be launched in Prague. The book is called TUGENDHAT 77 and includes documents of the historically first meeting of Tatra 77 and Villa Tugendhat.
Tatra Heritage association, National Technical Museum and Pavel Kasík

https://www.tugendhat.eu/en/

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A bridge too far. Operation Market Garden rally September 24 2019.

October 9th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

Operation Market Garden Route North, 22 September 2019. We were with the T57K only a very small part of the memorial rally of one of the biggest operations in WWII, but it was extremely interesting to cross all the bridges on our way to a bridge too far at Arnhem. The public was present in [...]

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TRN Annual Rally 2019 Bosschenhoofd

October 9th, 2019
no comment Posted by smitkees

https://www.flickr.com/photos/davydutchy/albums/72157711149449448   All photos by Peter Visseer

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