Oldtimers picture gallery. Trucks. Tatra 81.
Years of production: 1939-1942
6x6 6,5-ton cargo truck
Overall production: 220 (including Tatra 81H)
Engine: water cooling V8-cyl OHV, diesel 12.464cc 160hp/2000rpm
Dimensions: length - 8750mm, width - 2500mm, height - 2750mm
Cargo platform: length - 5900mm, width - 2350mm, board height - 500mm
Front wheel track: 2055mm, leaf-spring suspension
Rear track: 1800mm, inverted leaf-spring suspension
Road clearance: 260mm
Water ford depth: ?mm
Turning radius: ? m
Compression ratio: 14 : 1
Injector: Bosch - PE 8 B 75 D
Battery: ? Volt, ? Ah
Radiator: from 7 replaceable standard sections
Gearbox: 4-speed + back
Ratios: I - ?, II - ?, III - ?, IV - ?
Transfer box: 2-speed, highway - ?, offroad - ?
Differential ratio: 3,19 : 1
Air brakes: on all wheels, hand brakes - on ... (?)
Weight: 8 ton
Maximal speed on highway: 65 km/h
Tyres: 9,75x20 inches
Fuel tank capacity: ? Ltr.
Fuel consumption: 45 Ltr./100km
Photos and data are from:
BAhR Automotive History Pages,
Bart Vanderveen's book "Historic Military Vehicles Directory", "After the Battle" publication, 1989.
Thanks for help to Liucijus Suslavičius (Vilnius), automobile historian and author of numerous publications.
You are welcome to write me by E-mail Contact. Andrei Bogomolov.
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Last updated 10 VIII 2001.