Thanks to Jeff Lane and Sam Smith for an very interesting article. I’ve driven my T87 over 40,000 miles in all weather and road conditions, gravel, snow and Summer in Nevada. My motto is always “slow in-fast out” and “never ever brake mid corner”. I also use Michelin X 42psi rear, 26 front. My Tatra never had the rear springs re-arched like many of the Ecorra restorations and so sits lower and thus has better handling. Yes the Michelins hold better and you need to be aware of what the back is doing but the Tatra is a great long distance touring car and very enjoyable to drive, especially with the huge sunroof open and the lovely sound of the aircooled V8 purring from behind.
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