Tatra T600 Tatraplan 1946-7 streamlined automobile

Tatra T600 Tatraplan

23/09/09 – Old toy model of the Tatra T600 Tatraplan automobile designed in 1946-7 in Czechoslovakia by Josef Chalupa, Vladimír Popelář and Hans Ledwinka. The Tatraplan had a monocoque streamlined six-seater saloon body with a drag coefficient (Cd) of just 0.32. It was powered by an air-cooled flat-4 cylinder 1,952 cc rear-mounted engine. Only 6,342 were produced. Toy dimensions: 10″x 3.75″ x 3.5″.

Tatra T600 Tatraplan

Tatra T600 Tatraplan

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Wikipedia: Tatra T600 Tatraplan//
Tatraplan resource page//
Tatra cars and trucks flickr group//

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