Soviet cars

Discover the fascinating history and engineering prowess behind the iconic Soviet cars. From the legendary Lada to the iconic Volga, explore top Soviet car models and their impact on the automotive industry.
ZAZ Zaporozhets - the best car the Soviet Union ever built? Cars Motorcycles, Toyota Auris, Motor Car, Carros, Car Collection, Autos, Cars Trucks, Auto, Car Images

Russia isn’t the most famous automobile manufacturer in the world. It seems Communism isn’t very good at making cars. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t try. They saw the success of the Volkswagen Beetle in West Germany, and the success of the Trabant in East Germany, and they liked it. In fact, they liked it so much that they decided to get a combine harvester manufacturer to have a go at making a ‘people’s car’.

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Hipari Kaj
"С3Д" or Invalidka, A Soviet car for disabled people.Complete with a motorcycle engine. Trucks, Microcar, Expedition Vehicle, Motorcycle Engine, Engine, Car Insurance, Car Hire, Motos, Automobile

This is a crop from a larger photo: According to an anonymous commenter this is a Soviet car for disabled people. It has a motorcycle engine. In Tiraspol, Transnistria, Moldova. According to Head36 the car has a two stroke single cylinder 350 cu cm engine (from the IJ motorcycle), mounted on the subframe. The car weights 420 kilos, has no foot controls, and is much harder to drive than an ordinary car with added hand controls. And according to RetroVod it is called "С3Д" and is from the…

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