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1948 Tatra T87 Sedan / 3480332 Vehicle Information

1948 Tatra T87 photograph

1948 Tatra T87 photograph

1948 Tatra T87 photograph

1948 Tatra T87 photograph

1948 Tatra T87 photograph

1948 Tatra T871948 Tatra T871948 Tatra T871948 Tatra T871948 Tatra T87
Sold for $280,500 at 2013 RM Auctions - Monterey.
Sold for $302,000 at 2020 RM Sothebys : The Elkhart Collection.
The Tatra T87 was introduced in 1936 and featured a design by Hans Ledwinka. The streamlined body was built using full monocoque construction, which featured a passenger cabin that was safe, quiet, and sturdy. The relatively short chassis had seating for six passengers. Power was from an air-cooled, magnesium alloy V-8 engine with hemispherical combustion chambers and a single overhead camshaft per cylinder bank mounted at the rear of the car. The car was suspended by a swing-axle suspension with drum brakes located at all four corners.

The T87 would continue in production through 1950, halting briefly in 1943 and 1944 due to World War II.

This Tatra T87 is a late production model that is believed to be one of a handful built with the 2.5-liter T603 V8 engine. It was found in Slovakia in 2000 and was later imported to Australia by the present owner. A concours-quality restoration soon followed; since that time it has traveled very few miles since the restoration was completed.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2014



2020 RM Sothebys : The Elkhart Collection

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $300,000-USD $400,000 
Sale Price :
USD $302,000

2013 RM Auctions - Monterey

Sale Price :
USD $280,500

1948 Tatra T87 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1948 sales)
1948 Tatra T87
Chassis#: 3480 332
Sold for USD$302,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : The Elkhart Collection
1948 Tatra T87 image  1948 Tatra T87 image  
1948 Tatra T87
Sold for USD$132,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1948 Tatra T87 image  1948 Tatra T87 image  
1948 Tatra T87 5-Seater Limousine
Sold for USD$75,000
  2015 Leake Auction - Tulsa, OK
 
1948 Tatra T87
Chassis#: 222328
Sold for USD$131,675
  2015 RM Auctions - Paris
 
1948 Tatra T87 Limousine
Chassis#: 3480332
Sold for USD$280,500
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1948 Tatra T87 image  1948 Tatra T87 image  
1948 Tatra T87 berline
Chassis#: 73274
Sold for USD$138,493
  2013 Bonhams - Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1948 Tatra T87's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
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Tatra T87 Vehicle Profiles
Sedan
Tatra T87 Sedan

Model Year: 1939
Profile
Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Model Year: 1940
Profile
Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Chassis Num: 49 620
Model Year: 1940
Profile

Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Chassis Num: 544113
Model Year: 1940
Profile and Auction History
Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Chassis Num: 49870
Engine Num: 12786345
Model Year: 1941
Profile and Auction History
Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Model Year: 1942
Profile

Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Model Year: 1947
Profile
Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Chassis Num: 69324
Engine Num: 222233
Model Year: 1947
Profile and Auction History
Aerodynamic Saloon
Tatra T87 Aerodynamic Saloon

Chassis Num: 69618
Model Year: 1947
Profile

Sedan
Tatra T87 Sedan

Chassis Num: 222667
Model Year: 1948
Profile and Auction History
Sedan
Tatra T87 Sedan

Chassis Num: 3480332
Model Year: 1948
Profile and Auction History


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