Steering Revolution 58 Years Later Late Again: Turkey's first indigenous car 'machine engineer involved in the construction team Secaattin Sevgen Revolution, visited the museum TULOMSAS. Years later he experienced the excitement of sitting in the seat of the historic car,
Secaattin Sevgen: 'I'm glad we managed to get a vehicle's production first in Turkey still had not de'. The mechanic engineer Şecaattin Sevgen, who was in the team that produced the revolution car, experienced the excitement of moving behind the wheel of his car, produced by the order of President Cemal Gürsel, after 58 years. Turkey's first domestic automaker to "Revolution", Eskişehir Railway factories since 1961 and is manufactured in the new exhibition continues to be the focus of attention today was visited by 170 thousand people in the museum. Sevgen re-sat with the TÜLOMSAŞ General Manager Hayri Avcı on the seat of the car he was driving as a young engineer while visiting the museum with various pieces and materials used during the construction of the Revolution. Some citizens, who came to visit the revolution car, competed with each other to take a photo with Sevgen, whom he could not control his emotions and listen with tears.
TÜLOMSAŞ General Manager Avcı presented a model of the Revolution car to Şecaattin Sevgen in memory of the day. Sevgen, Turkey's first indigenous car "revolution" by specifying how happy she was taking place in the in the construction of the engine and transmission team, said: "Eskişehir Railway Factories of President Cemal Gürsel's instructions produced by Revolution no work after the car of a series of Republic Day on producing ceremony It was done. Will a job continue after it is not claimed? It does not. At first, they offended Cemal Gürsel, 'Why are you spending so much money?' they asked. The man was so upset for the money of 800-900 thousand liras that we did not say it again. Until 1978, we did not talk about the Revolution because of some kind of reaction and resentment among us.
Cemal Pasha collided with the world to make this car. although it does not resume production of the vehicle I'm glad we managed to get a first in Turkey. " Stating that the museum where the revolution car is located is an important work for the next generations, Sevgen said, “After you do not intend on a subject and fall on it, you cannot do anything, but if you intend, you do things that will not happen. locomotives produced in recent years by TÜLOMSAŞ, continues to be a source of pride for Turkey. I thank those who contributed. ” he spoke.
The Story of the Revolution
4 "Revolution" cars produced at the Eskişehir Railway Factories with the instruction of President Cemal Gürsel were taken to Ankara by train in 1961. As a result of the railway laws, a little fuel was put in the tank, and the revolution continued to run out of gas while Gürsel used it for testing purposes. After that, the Revolution, which was brought from Ankara to Eskişehir by train, was used in the factory for a while.
Revolution numbered 0002 chassis and 0002 engine exhibited in TÜLOMSAŞ was produced completely in 4,5 months, excluding its tires, windscreen and rear window. Devrim, whose high and dipped beam headlights are foot operated and can be operated manually, draws attention with these features. The revolution, which has a weight of 250 thousand kilograms and has a maximum speed of 140 kilometers per hour, does not put gasoline for security reasons, car battery is kept dismantled.