Tampa Bay Automobile Museum Collection
   
Tatra T87
   
Country: Czechoslovakia
Production Years: 1937 - 1948
Number Produced: 3,023

Designed by Hans Ledwinka, the Czechoslovakian T87 Tatra was an extraordinary car. It debuted in 1937 and featured aerodynamic bodywork inspired by Zeppelin designer Paul Jaray and a rear mounted, overhead cam, air cooled V-8, making the car capable of 100 mile per hour speeds. It became a favorite of German officers during the occupation of Czechoslovakia. This car is one of less than 250 in existence worldwide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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