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Tatra 603: V8-Oldtimer im Fahrbericht | autozeitung.de

OLDTIMER FAHRBERICHT - TATRA 603: Die Limousine war nur für die Führungselite des Ostblocks vorbehalten. Die Ingenieurskunst überzeugt aber bis heute

Tatra 603  is a vehicle manufacturer in Kopřivnice, Czech Republic. Tatra produced the first motor car in central Europe, and one of the first cars in world, the Präsident automobile. In 1918, it changed its name to Kopřivnická vozovka a.s., and in 1919 started to use the Tatra badge named after the nearby Tatra mountains in Slovakia. Tatra is the third oldest car maker in the world after Daimler and Peugeot.

The Prototype of Tatra 603 (1955)

Photo by courtesy of Mr Jan Mackerle. ____________________________________________________ Production table of Tatra 603 cars per years 1955- 1975: sestsettrojka.euweb.cz/produkce.htm

Tatra 2-603 model 1968, engine: Tatra 603G V-8 air-cooled, 2474 cc, 77,5kW

Tatra 2-603 model 1968, engine: Tatra 603G V-8 air-cooled, 2474 cc, 77,5kW

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Automotive History: Hans Ledwinka’s Revolutionary Tatras

Not uncommonly, a brilliant career and an enduring reputation for innovation all derive from a single kernel of inspiration. Perhaps even a rather ordinary one, like say…a hollow tube. At […]

Vision VALUTA by TATRA 603, via Flickr

VALUTA, Car Concept Sketch for Minister Kopecký (1953)

Gouache on paper by František Kardaus. Vladimír Popelář, chief designer of the Tatra Engineering Office in Prague, used this sketch of Valuta to introduce the concept of a brand new Tatra limousine to the influential minister, Václav Kopecký. He managed to contact him in person, persuade and gain support. The Minister endorsed the concept, the Czechoslovak government set requirements and approved the production of a new limousine named after its engine T603. Photo by courtesy of Mr Jan…

(94) TATRA 603 - 1/2/3. - TATRA CLUB Veteran cz-sk

TATRA CLUB Veteran cz-sk

TATRA CLUB Veteran cz-sk added 78 new photos to the album: TATRA 603 - 1/2/3.