Tatra T87 - 1942 - CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Aluminum Rear Engine

Tatra - T87

Production Years: 1937-1948
Country: Czechoslovakia
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. It had a rear mounted, overhead cam, air cooled V-8, making the car capable of speeds up to 100 mph. It became a favorite of German officers during the occupation of Czechoslovakia. This car is one of less than 250 in existence worldwide.