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  • The Soviet Era Car Industry: Advertising Vs Truth

    Even though Russian cars are less known today, the automotive production is still a significant part of the industry in Russia. With more than 600.000 employees, Russia is the world’s 15th largest car producer, accounting for more than 2% of the worldwide production. But it’s the Soviet Union that shaped today’s industry and brands that […] More

  • Vintage Car Show in Saint Petersburg

    Vintage car show was held in Saint Petersburg on May 24. It was timed to the Day of the City. Restored trolleybuses, trams, cars, motorcycles and trucks took part in the parade around the city. While some of the vehicles were brought in by the local museums, many were driven by owners and car enthusiasts […] More

  • Victory Day Car Mods

    Yesterday Russia celebrated Victory Day, the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. In order to get into the Holiday Spirit, some Russian drivers modified appearance of their vehicles to look like WW2 tanks. More

  • USSR’s Weirdest Concept Vehicles

    These Soviet vehicles look like they were created in a parallel universe. GAZ-A-Aero, designer Alexey Nikitin, 1934 Only one car was built. It’s current location is unknown. GAZ M-20 “Pobeda-Sport”, 1950 Sports car based on the production model GAZ-20 “Pobeda”. ZIS-112 with 350 cubic inch block, 1951 With the top speed of 204 kilometers per […] More

  • Towing Gone Wrong

    Guys in Saint Petersburg decided to tow their car by trolley bus in order to start it. Unfortunately, the trolley bus driver was unaware. More