Driving the rear-engined Tatra T87

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Driving the rear-engined Tatra T87

Post by alfa east » Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:45 pm

I quite enjoyed how Writer Gordon Wilkins noted that ‘it produces in the driver the uneasy exhilaration which may be got from shampooing a lion’.
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Re: Driving the rear-engined Tatra T87

Post by 164EVER » Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:43 pm

The truth is this engine was a very interesting water-cooled V8 in light alloy :D :D
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Re: Driving the rear-engined Tatra T87

Post by alfa east » Fri Oct 10, 2014 10:43 am

Interesting, yes. So is shampooing a lion. Just a bit dangerous, like having a 8-cylinder engine hanging behind the rear axle... :wink:

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Re: Driving the rear-engined Tatra T87

Post by 164EVER » Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:52 am

Shapes looks futristic-neo-kitsch like in some comic strips.
164 3.0 V6 1988 330000KM
164 2.0 TS 1989 243000KM
164 SUPER 2.5 TD 1993 308000KM
156 1.8 TS 2001 165000KM.
EX : 33 SW 1.5, 1.3 ie, 1.5 ie, 33 1.7 QV 16V, GIULIETTA 116 1.6, ALFA 6 2.5 (X3), 146 boxer 1.6 , 164 SUPER 2.0 TS.

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