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Tatra 613 rear engine V8 sedans barn find
« on: October 15, 2022, 12:16:54 AM »
I found these two Tatra 613 sedans in Romania. The engines are glorious works of art but the bodies are ugly. My intention was to buy and flip them, but I quickly reached the conclusion their value is the weight of the metal😓

I'd love to put one of those engines in the back of a Super Beetle, something like this Acura V6 bug I built, but it's not the right project for me now.
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Re: Tatra 613 rear engine V8 sedans barn find
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2022, 12:21:03 AM »
They are DOHC V8s with belt driven cams. Apparently Tatra used this design before Ferrari. There are many other claims regarding Tatra predating Porsche with rear air cooled cars, lawsuits, etc.





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