Tarpan FSR (Fabryka Samochodów Rolniczych)
Poznań,Poland from 1973 to 1996
Tarpan was a Polish off road car brand from the 1970s to the 1990s.
The Fabryka Samochodów Rolniczych from Poznań was a factory for agricultural vehicles. 1973 began the production of passenger cars . The brand name was Tarpan , named after a wild horse . 1996, the production ended when the Fabryka Samochodów Rolniczych was dissolved.The vehicles were off-road vehicles , which were also suitable as commercial vehicles in agriculture.
Tarpan 233 :This was the first model. It was available as a pickup with a single cabin and a double cabin as well as a station wagon . The suspension and the four-cylinder engine of the Warszawa with 2,120 cc displacement as a drive source, and later the four-cylinder engine Polski Fiat 125p . Tarpan 235 .This model appeared in 1978. It had a new chassis , a new front suspension and a revised body. The tensile load was given as 1 ton . The engine came from 125p Polski Fiat. Tarpan 237 the production of this model ended in 1991.
Tarpan Tarpaniello. This prototype originated around 1980. Many parts came from Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych (FSO). This prototype led to the Honker .1988 followed this model. It was created in collaboration with Iveco . engine and chassis came from Fiat and Nissan . The choice was a gasoline engine with 82 hp and a diesel engine with 106 hp and later other engines, a 2.5-liter diesel engines with 75 hp and a turbocharged diesel engine with 100 hp followed.This model was also available as a minibus and pickup . Production at FSR ended in January 1996.
Daewoo Motor Polska acquired a in March 1996 license or parts of the company and continued production without the brand name Tarpan. Between 1973 and 1976 created 8533 vehicles.1977, the number increased to over 5000 vehicles and in 1978 to over 6000 vehicles. mid-1980s emerged about 4000 vehicles annually.