1947-1950, 3023 produced.
The Tatra 87 was quite an eye-catcher. It had a panoromic windscreen and third headlight. The Tatra 87 was a big car at 4,740 mm (186 in). All but first gear were synchronised in the four-speed gearbox. The louvres in the engine compartment cover gave some restricted rear visibility for the driver. The final model had a rear fin.
Whys and wherefores of the Remarkable Type 87 Tatra
|Publication||The Automobile November 2010|
|Whys and wherefores of the Remarkable Type 87 Tatra - Among the world's most exotic and mysterious motor cars, the big Tatras of the 1930s attract rumour and controversy. Karl Ludvigsen, a former owner, explains the background and discusses his personal experiences of a Type 87.|