Anti-crisis auto industry: 5 cheapest cars in the world
The economic crisis and the depreciation of the ruble forced many of our compatriots to give up their dreams of buying expensive cars. That is why in this review we…

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Native armor: new armored vehicles of the post-Soviet countries
For decades, the national defense and defense industry used the achievements of Soviet times. But in recent years, the situation has begun to change for the better, and many original…

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Gig for annealing: From an old VAZ 2105 a cool mass car was assembled for professional drift
This story is about how a fan of Japanese cars unexpectedly decided to realize his old dream and learn how to drift. To do this, he bought a used VAZ…

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Five automotive innovations that will be released on the Russian market this fall.
2018 turned out to be rich in interesting automotive innovations. Some of them have already entered the showrooms, and some, despite the fact that the year is coming to an…

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was simply no black

Primula, the Snow Queen and Peanuts: remember the colors and colors of Soviet cars

Despite the relatively small range of cars in the USSR, the color range of cars in the Soviet Union from time to time surprised not only the unusual shades, but also the type of paint! In our today’s review – not only ordinary enamels, but also spectacular “metallic”, which painted Lada and Muscovites.

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The first Soviet cars of pre-war years in color corresponded to the concept of the great auto industrialist of the beginning of the last century Henry Ford: both the famous “black funnels” and the less ominous emka GAZ-M1 were painted black with rare exceptions. Yes, and government ZIS, of course, were painted in the same way. Continue reading

5 most interesting sports cars in the former Soviet Union
The production of good sports cars is not only the prerogative of large, world-famous automakers. Increasingly, small companies, recently created specifically for the production of high-end supercars, are making themselves…

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"Victory" over the roads: how in the USSR did the crossover for Khrushchev
Some models of cars in the Soviet Union appeared absolutely unexpectedly for everyone. That is exactly what happened with one modification of the "Victory", which the engineers decided to turn…

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