01 July 2014

Homely/Bizarre Soviet-Era Vehicles:
They Waited TEN Years for THIS?

Ah, the fruits of socialism: if only we'd allow Dear Leader 
unbridled power, I just know he could make everything better...



NAMI 013 prototype: existing photos of Soviet Wienermobile rare,
and perhaps that's for the better


IZH 2125 Combi- from the same nice folks who brought you the AK-47


Beat hard with an ugly stick: IZH 2125


MAZ 541: strange hybrid/mutant utilized as airplane tug


Moskovitch 2142: styling seems 'exaggerated early 80s American',
but they actually still produced these ghastly things through MY 2002


Ukrainian-built LUAZ resembles a miniature Pinzgauer


???


Moskvich PT: designed to be an unsightly -yet practical- Moscow taxi


ZAZ 968: Ukrainian-built 2-cylinder lovingly known as 'Zaporozhets' in USSR


ZIL-49061 'Bluebird': step-aside komrade! 


Invalidka was a special car with hand controls to mobilize
-and comprehensively humiliate- disabled people-


Moskvich 408 Tourist (not 'shopped!)


What Has 8 Wheels, 2 Engines, No Doors... and can float?


RAF Latvija


RAF 10 Latvija prototype- not really much of an improvement


This one's not half bad


Nuttier than squirrel poop

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