English Russia » Automotive http://englishrussia.com Daily selected things from Russia and ex USSR countries. Published In English. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:47:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Russian Super Riot Bus Turned Out to be an Aprils Fool Joke [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/23/russian-super-riot-bus-turned-out-to-be-an-aprils-fool-joke-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/23/russian-super-riot-bus-turned-out-to-be-an-aprils-fool-joke-photos/#comments Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:14:48 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170099 In the beginning of the month Russian websites featured this uber cool riot police bus as a latest anti riot vehicle that is already out on the streets in Moscow. They even had an interview with the engineer who worked … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/23/russian-super-riot-bus-turned-out-to-be-an-aprils-fool-joke-photos/feed/ 3 Another Glorious Soviet Car Been Restored to Life [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/23/another-glorious-soviet-car-been-restored-to-life-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/23/another-glorious-soviet-car-been-restored-to-life-photos/#comments Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:23:08 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170097 A rare Soviet GAZ-12 ZIM car was restored. At first vehicle was in this awful condition but how it turned out, you won’t believe how cool it looks now. via]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/23/another-glorious-soviet-car-been-restored-to-life-photos/feed/ 3 A Restored Soviet ZiL-164 Truck [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/18/a-restored-soviet-zil-164-truck-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/18/a-restored-soviet-zil-164-truck-photos/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:20:12 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170062 A story of the old restored ZIL-164 pretty rare Soviet truck.  Here are some shots. via]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/18/a-restored-soviet-zil-164-truck-photos/feed/ 5 Unique Soviet restored car GAZZ-12 ZIM costs $350k [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/05/unique-soviet-restored-car-gazz-12-zim-costs-350k-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/05/unique-soviet-restored-car-gazz-12-zim-costs-350k-photos/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:51:26 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169969 An unique, Stalin era limo is on sale in Novosibirsk, Russia for the whooping price of 19,999,999 rubles which is roughly $350,000.  Let’s see how it looks like and why so expensive mate. First of all the car is unique … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/05/unique-soviet-restored-car-gazz-12-zim-costs-350k-photos/feed/ 2 Restored Soviet Gaz-20 Pobeda Cabrio Car [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/20/restored-soviet-gaz-20-pobeda-cabrio-car-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/20/restored-soviet-gaz-20-pobeda-cabrio-car-photos/#comments Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:15:52 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169644 Pobeda, means “Victory” was a classic Soviet car that was stopped being produced in 1958. Later it was continued to be made in  Poland under “Warszawa” name. And the cabrio version is even more rare – so this is sort of a nice … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/20/restored-soviet-gaz-20-pobeda-cabrio-car-photos/feed/ 1 Man Turns BMW 750 into a Giant SUV [photos+video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/15/man-turns-bmw-750-into-a-giant-suv-photosvideo/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/15/man-turns-bmw-750-into-a-giant-suv-photosvideo/#comments Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:36:27 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169623 1200x900-3        Man takes an iconic BMW 750 Long and puts it on a huge chassis wheels. Just take a look. There is a long video also inside showing the beast in action.        ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/15/man-turns-bmw-750-into-a-giant-suv-photosvideo/feed/ 1 Top Secret Photos of Testing First Soviet Armored Vehicle [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/14/top-secret-photos-of-testing-first-soviet-armored-vehicle-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/14/top-secret-photos-of-testing-first-soviet-armored-vehicle-photos/#comments Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169621 In 1940s Soviet leaders felt the need to get their own armored vehicle for their personal safety. Before there were no such vehicles being produced in USSR. After the first ones were built they had to test it for the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/14/top-secret-photos-of-testing-first-soviet-armored-vehicle-photos/feed/ 3 Turbo Volga GAZ-66 Car [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/09/turbo-volga-gaz-66-car-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/09/turbo-volga-gaz-66-car-photos/#comments Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:11:59 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169599 Another example of Russian self made car. Now the man took iconic Soviet army favorite GAZ-66 4×4 truck and a Soviet Volga executive car and combined them in one big suv. Here how it looks like. He wanted to build … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/09/turbo-volga-gaz-66-car-photos/feed/ 1 Aero Minor: The Gift to the Stalin [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/05/aero-minor-the-gift-to-the-stalin-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/05/aero-minor-the-gift-to-the-stalin-photos/#comments Mon, 05 Mar 2018 20:46:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169588 Today it’s sort of a date in Russia – sixty five years since Stalin’s death. For such an occassion here is a piece of history connected with the man. This old car was a gift to Stalin from Czechoslovakia. It was … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/03/05/aero-minor-the-gift-to-the-stalin-photos/feed/ 4 Russian “Lesnik” All-Terrain Car http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/27/russian-lesnik-all-terrain-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/27/russian-lesnik-all-terrain-car/#comments Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:39:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169568 “Lesnik” – basically translated as “forest ranger” makes those cute cars since 2005. They have ultra-low pressure tires which can let it go in such places where no other cars can pass thru. Here are some photos. Hope you liked … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/27/russian-lesnik-all-terrain-car/feed/ 0 Some Photos from an Aerography Contest in Moscow [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/23/russian-painted-cars-again/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/23/russian-painted-cars-again/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:40:58 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=14223 Russian Painted Cars 22A new event took place some days ago in Moscow held by people who think that factory painted car is a dull thing. photos by: medar]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/23/russian-painted-cars-again/feed/ 1 Brave New World: Russian Police Using Copter Drones to Track Drivers [photos/video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/20/brave-new-world-russian-police-using-drones-to-track-drivers-issues-fines-photos-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/20/brave-new-world-russian-police-using-drones-to-track-drivers-issues-fines-photos-video/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:15:32 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169508 gibdd_manevr4_thumb_  So this is the era we live in: more and more Police units across Russia are getting equipped with different sort of remotedly controlled drones to spy on the drivers.   The drones are coming in two main forms … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/20/brave-new-world-russian-police-using-drones-to-track-drivers-issues-fines-photos-video/feed/ 1 Dmitriy Turns Old Soviet GAZ-66 Truck into Hammer SUV [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/20/dmitriy-turns-old-soviet-gaz-66-truck-into-hammer-suv-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/20/dmitriy-turns-old-soviet-gaz-66-truck-into-hammer-suv-photos/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:22:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169503 hammer_01Dmitry, Russian young man, couldn’t afford himself a classical HAMMER HumVee US Army vehicle. What he could afford was an old Soviet GAZ-66 4×4 legendary truck. And this is what he got as a result: He took the body from … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/20/dmitriy-turns-old-soviet-gaz-66-truck-into-hammer-suv-photos/feed/ 4 Belarussia Man Turns His Car into Firewood Engine [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/19/belarussia-man-turns-his-car-into-firewood-engine-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/19/belarussia-man-turns-his-car-into-firewood-engine-photos/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:17:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169491 So the story goes as follows: Sergey got tired paying high prices for gas. Sergey was a history lover so he started researching into alternative energy sources. And he discovered that why at all anyone pays for the gas if … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/19/belarussia-man-turns-his-car-into-firewood-engine-photos/feed/ 3 9 Unique Soviet All-Terrain Vehicles [photos+text] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/16/9-unique-soviet-all-terrain-vehicles-photostext/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/16/9-unique-soviet-all-terrain-vehicles-photostext/#comments Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:40:56 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169473 Our country was always famous for the big size and unique cold climate. And to explore it all just brave people were not enough. Those brave people need special vehicles. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that most unique … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/16/9-unique-soviet-all-terrain-vehicles-photostext/feed/ 2 Man Makes a Six WheelCar to Travel on Swamps [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/07/man-makes-a-six-wheelcar-to-travel-on-swamps-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/07/man-makes-a-six-wheelcar-to-travel-on-swamps-photos/#comments Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:31:08 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169442 The man calls his new car “Swamper” – it was engineered and built with one main purpose in mind – to go on swamps. It has a Toyota turbo-diesel engine, automatic transmission and can carry eight people.  A few more … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/07/man-makes-a-six-wheelcar-to-travel-on-swamps-photos/feed/ 6 Only in Russia: A Car Made Out of Ice That You Can Actually Drive [photos + video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/04/only-in-russia-a-car-made-out-of-ice-that-you-can-actually-drive-photos-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/04/only-in-russia-a-car-made-out-of-ice-that-you-can-actually-drive-photos-video/#comments Sun, 04 Feb 2018 11:25:49 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169428 information_items_7332  This might be the coolest car in the world. At least by temperature of its body that is made from solid Siberian ice. Man took his old UAZ and six tons of ice. Mixed it all together and here … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/02/04/only-in-russia-a-car-made-out-of-ice-that-you-can-actually-drive-photos-video/feed/ 3 Special Soviet South Pole Vehicles That Can Go Anywhere and You Can Live in It Too [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/01/23/special-soviet-south-pole-vehicles-that-can-go-anywhere-and-you-can-live-in-it-too-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/01/23/special-soviet-south-pole-vehicles-that-can-go-anywhere-and-you-can-live-in-it-too-photos/#comments Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:55:18 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169421 Those vehicles are special kind of equipment. It can take you anywhere, it can go on ice, snow. Was designed and built in Soviet Union, still can be met at the South Pole today. Let’s take a look at some … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/01/23/special-soviet-south-pole-vehicles-that-can-go-anywhere-and-you-can-live-in-it-too-photos/feed/ 4 Russian Guy Turns his Small Truck into Ferrari Testarossa http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/26/russian-guy-turns-his-small-truck-into-ferrari-testarossa/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/26/russian-guy-turns-his-small-truck-into-ferrari-testarossa/#comments Tue, 26 Dec 2017 18:44:28 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169371 It’s not easy to get a Ferrari, especially if you live at Russian Far East, very far away from Italy. However Russia was always known for its inventors who take whatever they have and turned to whatever they need. This man … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/26/russian-guy-turns-his-small-truck-into-ferrari-testarossa/feed/ 3 Abandoned Moskvitch Car Spent 25 Years in a Damp Garage [pics] http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/25/abandoned-moskvitch-car-spent-25-years-in-a-damp-garage-pics/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/25/abandoned-moskvitch-car-spent-25-years-in-a-damp-garage-pics/#comments Mon, 25 Dec 2017 16:53:58 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169366 Sometimes we show you “time capsules” – cars that were staying untouched for some time and then discovered in an almost perfect condition. This time is a totally different story. It spent a lot of time untouched too but its … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/25/abandoned-moskvitch-car-spent-25-years-in-a-damp-garage-pics/feed/ 1 Man makes nice looking Soviet trucks out of play-doh http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/22/man-makes-nice-looking-soviet-trucks-out-of-play-doh/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/22/man-makes-nice-looking-soviet-trucks-out-of-play-doh/#comments Fri, 22 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169361 Russian man makes a nicely detailed models of old Soviet trucks out of play doh. Here is one of his models, Soviet truck Zil-130D2. Check it out inside of this posting.  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/22/man-makes-nice-looking-soviet-trucks-out-of-play-doh/feed/ 4 Examples of Soviet Cars Modifications That Were Popular Back Then in USSR http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/18/examples-of-soviet-cars-modifications-that-were-popular-back-then-in-ussr/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/18/examples-of-soviet-cars-modifications-that-were-popular-back-then-in-ussr/#comments Mon, 18 Dec 2017 20:47:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169325 Most of the Soviet citizens had to drive practically same cars. Import of cars almost not existed at time. Soviet cars weren’t much different one from another. In order to add some kind of exclusivity for his own car Soviet … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/18/examples-of-soviet-cars-modifications-that-were-popular-back-then-in-ussr/feed/ 1 Ice Trapped Cars of Russia http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/17/ice-trapped-cars-of-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/17/ice-trapped-cars-of-russia/#comments Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:53:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169321 Colds are here and car owners have to be more careful where they park their cars. Sometimes the old central pipes, legacy of USSR, ruptures and cars become trapped. Water pours freely and then quickly freezes making cars stuck in … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/12/17/ice-trapped-cars-of-russia/feed/ 2 Lada Niva Customized Cars http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/27/lada-niva-customized-cars/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/27/lada-niva-customized-cars/#comments Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:40:28 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169209 Russian LADA NIVA is one of the most favorite Russian cars exported abroad because it was probably the cheapest 4×4 offroad car you can buy for a long time in European countries. Here are some photos from Russian and world … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/27/lada-niva-customized-cars/feed/ 1 Russian military vehicles of the year 2023 http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/19/russian-military-vehicles-2023/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/19/russian-military-vehicles-2023/#comments Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:13:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169150 pb_sketch002The near future designs of Russian military vehicles by the Gojkovic Design Bureau/a Serbian concept artist Nenad Gojkovic. Nenad is a professional concept artist specialized in prop, vehicle and architecture design for the entertainment industry.  For creation of his designs, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/19/russian-military-vehicles-2023/feed/ 0 Repaired Old Soviet Fire Truck http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/13/repaired-old-soviet-fire-truck/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/13/repaired-old-soviet-fire-truck/#comments Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:14:41 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=169067 Firemen of one Russian fire station have repaired a vintage Soviet fire truck. Here are some photos. Those trucks were made in the USSR from 1962 until 1968. They were widely used in Soviet villages. Now they are only found in museums and … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/09/13/repaired-old-soviet-fire-truck/feed/ 8 Russian Anti Riot Vehicle Schit http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/24/russian-anti-riot-vehicle-schit/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/24/russian-anti-riot-vehicle-schit/#comments Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:22:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168939 “Schit” means “Schield” in Russian, it’s also the name of the new anti-riot truck the Russian “Kalashnikov” company developed. This word can easily be an exclamation that protesting people can make when they see this thing approaching them. The truck has a … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/24/russian-anti-riot-vehicle-schit/feed/ 13 A Soviet Screw-Propelled Vehicle Going to Series, Again http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/14/a-soviet-screw-propelled-vehicle-going-to-series-again/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/14/a-soviet-screw-propelled-vehicle-going-to-series-again/#comments Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:02:29 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168822 One Russian factory started again producing those unique all-terrain screw-propelled vehicles. It was initially built in USSR and could move virtually anywhere – didn’t need roads at all – take a look at the video: Here is an old Soviet … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/14/a-soviet-screw-propelled-vehicle-going-to-series-again/feed/ 2 Soviet Most Beautiful Car Chaika in 21st Century http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/06/soviet-most-beautiful-car-chaika-in-21st-century/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/06/soviet-most-beautiful-car-chaika-in-21st-century/#comments Sun, 06 Aug 2017 18:42:37 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168735 This car was built for Soviet bosses. Nowadays it looks like it came straight out of 1960s records covers, photoalbums of our babushkas or propaganda Soviet books. However this “bird” – Chaika is translated as seagull to English – you … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/06/soviet-most-beautiful-car-chaika-in-21st-century/feed/ 1 Post-apocalyptic Lada http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/06/post-apocalyptic-lada/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/06/post-apocalyptic-lada/#comments Sun, 06 Aug 2017 10:55:00 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168731 If you like post-apocalytpic movies with zombies, or you are a fan of Mad Max franchise then you should appreciate this modified Lada 2102. It was artificially aged to look like very rusty car (in fact this is a special … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/06/post-apocalyptic-lada/feed/ 1 Rare Soviet LADA 2109 Time Capsule http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/04/rare-soviet-lada-2109-time-capsule/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/04/rare-soviet-lada-2109-time-capsule/#comments Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:29:48 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168723 Man has got inherited an absolutely new Soviet LADA Sputnik 2109 car. It has only 49 km on it, still in factory packaging on the seats, was stored in a garage. Looks like his grandfather has never used it. And … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/04/rare-soviet-lada-2109-time-capsule/feed/ 7 Why Did Soviet Most Nice Looking Van Fail http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/03/why-did-soviet-most-nice-looking-van-fail/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/03/why-did-soviet-most-nice-looking-van-fail/#comments Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:46:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168720 IMG_7934_rThis Russian car, the passenger van, was enchanting many Russian people when it appeared in a cult Soviet movie about Shurik. Soviet people were arguing if its Soviet creation or an imported luxury. Some even thought this was a self-made … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/03/why-did-soviet-most-nice-looking-van-fail/feed/ 7 Vintage Soviet Firefighter Motorcycle URAL http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/02/vintage-soviet-firefighter-motorcycle-ural/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/02/vintage-soviet-firefighter-motorcycle-ural/#comments Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:48:14 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168707 Sometime ago there were motorcycles used at Soviet firefighters crews. Especially the sidecar URAL motorcycles were popular. They were placing a pump in a sidecar and here you go. This one is now being placed in front of stadium in … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/08/02/vintage-soviet-firefighter-motorcycle-ural/feed/ 0 This Van Has a Jet Airplane Engine Installed in It http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/31/this-van-has-a-jet-airplane-installed-in-it/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/31/this-van-has-a-jet-airplane-installed-in-it/#comments Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:58:10 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168692 0_bc027_8ea9a8f2_orig_fullWhat will happen if you install a jet plane engine into a small Soviet (Russian) van? You probably would picture a race car that make a speed record somewhere on a salt sea. However it is not also this. Look … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/31/this-van-has-a-jet-airplane-installed-in-it/feed/ 2 What is Russia? 2. Lada cars http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/10/what-is-russia-2-lada-cars/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/10/what-is-russia-2-lada-cars/#comments Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:50:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168527 hqdefault  New series of “What is Russia?” info videos. Now some facts about LADA cars. See it here:  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/10/what-is-russia-2-lada-cars/feed/ 2 Russian KAMAZ Dentist Trucks to Reach for Faraway Villages http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/09/russian-kamaz-dentist-trucks-to-reach-for-faraway-villages/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/09/russian-kamaz-dentist-trucks-to-reach-for-faraway-villages/#comments Sun, 09 Jul 2017 11:25:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168512 There are many villages in Russia that are far away from reach of professional dentist care. For this cases there are special mobile dentist offices exist in Russia, like this one based on KAMAZ truck. The truck has all necessary … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/09/russian-kamaz-dentist-trucks-to-reach-for-faraway-villages/feed/ 2 Huge Russian Custom SUV Made out of GAZ-66 Truck http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/03/huge-russian-custom-suv-made-out-of-gaz-66-truck/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/03/huge-russian-custom-suv-made-out-of-gaz-66-truck/#comments Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:53:14 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168481 Those monstrous SUVs are result of taking Soviet all-road all wheel driven army GAZ-66 truck and turning it into an oversized off-road passenger vehicle. As a result the new car can go off-road almost everywhere. Small streams, small lakes – … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/03/huge-russian-custom-suv-made-out-of-gaz-66-truck/feed/ 2 Man turns his LADA into a all-terrain vehicle http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/25/man-turns-his-lada-into-a-all-terrain-vehicle/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/25/man-turns-his-lada-into-a-all-terrain-vehicle/#comments Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:50:26 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168433 How to make regular street LADA look brutal. This is how: At first you can’t believe that this is a regular LADA 2112 car. But it is it for sure. It got mated to a serious off-road platform. But inside it … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/25/man-turns-his-lada-into-a-all-terrain-vehicle/feed/ 1 Nine Most Expensive Russian Cars http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/14/nine-most-expensive-russian-cars/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/14/nine-most-expensive-russian-cars/#comments Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:38:32 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168404 Nine most expensive Russian cars you can buy now or were on sale recently starting with the “Marussia”  SUV. The SUV has a 3.5liter engine and 340 horse power. The design is sort of weird and The price tag was … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/14/nine-most-expensive-russian-cars/feed/ 5 Russian Man Puts Wooden Wheels on His Car [video] http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/13/russian-man-puts-wooden-wheels-on-his-car-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/13/russian-man-puts-wooden-wheels-on-his-car-video/#comments Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:33:57 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168388 0894cf1926f813a2c78ff761ef99b311  Russian man puts wooden wheels on his old Moksvitch car to see how it would feel. He says: “someone buy iphone, someone buy fashion clothes, but we spend our dough in some more funny ways”. They got this Moskvitch … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/13/russian-man-puts-wooden-wheels-on-his-car-video/feed/ 0 BELAZ Truck Tire Explodes on the Railroad Crossing http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/02/belaz-truck-tire-explodes-on-the-railroad-crossing/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/02/belaz-truck-tire-explodes-on-the-railroad-crossing/#comments Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:42:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168335 1aa705b6152b08c5cf0de4b1bde35593-2  Belaz were the biggest Soviet trucks, some as huge as 240 ton weight and can carry 320 tons of ore from a mine. Here is one of them was captured on a camera with its tire exploding.     … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/02/belaz-truck-tire-explodes-on-the-railroad-crossing/feed/ 0 Six Examples of Russian Crosswalks That Are Only in Russia http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/01/six-examples-of-russian-crosswalks-that-are-only-in-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/01/six-examples-of-russian-crosswalks-that-are-only-in-russia/#comments Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:13:35 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168329 This is a collection of six styles of Russian crosswalks that can puzzle a foreigner. Some of them in Russia only.   1. Crosswalks that are very inviting and good done but then they have an obstacle right in the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/06/01/six-examples-of-russian-crosswalks-that-are-only-in-russia/feed/ 2 Gaz-22 Lowrider Concept Car http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/31/gaz-22-lowrider-concept-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/31/gaz-22-lowrider-concept-car/#comments Wed, 31 May 2017 19:53:25 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168314 001This is GAZ-22 “Volga” lowrider concept car. A classic lowrider decorated with Russian traditional art. This is the original GAZ-22 Volga car that is planned to be used as a original car to be converted into a lowrider. It’s planned … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/31/gaz-22-lowrider-concept-car/feed/ 1 Self Made Tracked Vehicle GV3 http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/26/self-made-tracked-vehicle-gv3/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/26/self-made-tracked-vehicle-gv3/#comments Fri, 26 May 2017 13:23:30 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168257 Russian all-terrain tracked GV3 vehicle – mix of Russian UAZ SUV and a tank. A fruit of the work of just one man and half and a year time worth of work.   Most parts of this vehicle were made … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/26/self-made-tracked-vehicle-gv3/feed/ 0 Russian ZIL Batmobile Cars Arrive to Crimea http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/26/russian-zil-batmobile-cars-arrive-to-crimea/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/26/russian-zil-batmobile-cars-arrive-to-crimea/#comments Fri, 26 May 2017 09:24:11 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168255 zk1.1Those cars were christened as “Batmobile” by youtube viewers as soon as they first appeared some time ago. Their official name was first chosen as a “Chastener” but later renamed to “Falkatus”. A few of those Batmobiles arrived to Crimea … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/26/russian-zil-batmobile-cars-arrive-to-crimea/feed/ 2 Never Seen Before Photos of Newest Russian Army Cabrio ZIL AMG http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/11/never-seen-before-photos-of-newest-russian-army-cabrio-zil-amg/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/11/never-seen-before-photos-of-newest-russian-army-cabrio-zil-amg/#comments Thu, 11 May 2017 12:55:47 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168120 This is a Russian army cabrio ZIL 41041 AMG. It’s used on Russian parades on the Red Square mainly. Those are very rare cars and let’s see them in detail. Those cars are used by Russian army and has army style … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/11/never-seen-before-photos-of-newest-russian-army-cabrio-zil-amg/feed/ 5 Man made a sofa from Old Lada Vaz 2101 http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/11/man-made-a-sofa-from-old-lada-vaz-2101/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/11/man-made-a-sofa-from-old-lada-vaz-2101/#comments Thu, 11 May 2017 09:34:14 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168118 This car lover spent some of his time to turn old Lada VAZ 2101 into a sofa. Here is a short photo story how it all worked out for him. At first he made a frame to fit the hood … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/11/man-made-a-sofa-from-old-lada-vaz-2101/feed/ 1 Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule http://englishrussia.com/2017/04/28/russian-gaz-21-volga-time-capsule/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/04/28/russian-gaz-21-volga-time-capsule/#comments Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:21:44 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168063 Gaz-21 Volga car was a symbol of luxury in 1950-1960s in USSR. Very expensive, hard to get, the car that was used by part officials and rich farmers of Georgia alike was attracting sights on the streets. Pity but not … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/04/28/russian-gaz-21-volga-time-capsule/feed/ 1 Abandoned LADA dealership in France http://englishrussia.com/2017/04/26/abandoned-lada-dealership-in-france/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/04/26/abandoned-lada-dealership-in-france/#comments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:02:54 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168052   One Russian man living now in France have found an abandoned LADA dealership there, full of old Russian and Soviet LADAs. More than a dozen of cars stay there untouched.  Pretty interesting find. Here are some of those. Many … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/04/26/abandoned-lada-dealership-in-france/feed/ 5 A Tram Converted to a Floating House http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/30/a-tram-converted-to-a-floating-house/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/30/a-tram-converted-to-a-floating-house/#comments Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:40:04 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167881 This man got his hands on an old tram and converted it into a floating house. It was spotted on the Desna river. It was later abandoned and remains uninhabited. It was a cool idea and he used it for some time. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/30/a-tram-converted-to-a-floating-house/feed/ 0 A concept of Russian KAMAZ truck http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/20/a-concept-of-russian-kamaz-truck/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/20/a-concept-of-russian-kamaz-truck/#comments Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:40:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167852 A new Russian KAMAZ truck concept gallery was published. Not sure if they gonna build one of those for real or not.]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/20/a-concept-of-russian-kamaz-truck/feed/ 2 Women working at LADA http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/17/women-working-at-lada/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/17/women-working-at-lada/#comments Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:43:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167848 A selection of women and young ladies working at the LADA automotive factory. There are plenty of those, take a look at some: Good try LADA, but no!  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/03/17/women-working-at-lada/feed/ 11 Foreign cars on Russian streets in 1980s http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/27/foreign-cars-on-russian-streets-in-1980s/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/27/foreign-cars-on-russian-streets-in-1980s/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:52:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167734 In USSR seeing a foreign car on Russian streets was sort of a one-to-million occurence especially if it was with foreign plates. So no wonder many of those encounters were photographed as something out of this world to show friends … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/27/foreign-cars-on-russian-streets-in-1980s/feed/ 10 Very Rare Soviet Porsche – Zaporozhets ZAZ Sport 900 http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/24/very-rare-soviet-porsche-zaporozhets-zaz-sport-900/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/24/very-rare-soviet-porsche-zaporozhets-zaz-sport-900/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:04:59 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167688 This car could become a Soviet Porsche. It was called “Sport 900″ and developed in Soviet Union during 1957-1965. Only six of those were built. Let’s see how it looked, what it was about and more: \   The most … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/24/very-rare-soviet-porsche-zaporozhets-zaz-sport-900/feed/ 5 Photos of the Biggest Soviet Russian automotive ZIL factory that Stays Abandoned http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/16/photos-of-the-biggest-soviet-russian-automotive-zil-factory-that-stays-abandoned/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/16/photos-of-the-biggest-soviet-russian-automotive-zil-factory-that-stays-abandoned/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:45:02 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167596 ZIL was a major Russian automobile, truck, military vehicle, and heavy equipment manufacturer based in the city of Moscow, Russia. The company still exists but no longer manufactures vehicles and stays abandoned. See the pictures:  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/16/photos-of-the-biggest-soviet-russian-automotive-zil-factory-that-stays-abandoned/feed/ 5 Soviet IZH Jupiter 5 motorcycle time capsule in factory packaging http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/14/soviet-izh-jupiter-5-motorcycle-time-capsule-in-factory-packaging/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/14/soviet-izh-jupiter-5-motorcycle-time-capsule-in-factory-packaging/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:26:21 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167581 Soviet IZH Jupiter-5 was pretty legendary bike in Soviet Union, as the supply of the motorcycles was mostly limited to Soviet or Eastern European models. One dude found a non-touched absolutely new time capsuled motorcycle in a factory packaging. Here … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/14/soviet-izh-jupiter-5-motorcycle-time-capsule-in-factory-packaging/feed/ 2 15 Seconds of Russia part 2 http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/14/15-seconds-of-russia-part-2/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/14/15-seconds-of-russia-part-2/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:36:49 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167577 Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/14/15-seconds-of-russia-part-2/feed/ 0 Lightning hit a Car in Russia thru Antenna Went Thru the Whole Car into the Ground http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/13/lightning-hit-a-car-in-russia-thru-antenna-went-thru-the-whole-car-into-the-ground/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/13/lightning-hit-a-car-in-russia-thru-antenna-went-thru-the-whole-car-into-the-ground/#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:06:40 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167548 This man’s car was hit by a lightning while he was travelling on the highway. It hit the car thru the antenna, passed thru the whole car and exited into the ground thru the tire. Let’s see all the traces … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/13/lightning-hit-a-car-in-russia-thru-antenna-went-thru-the-whole-car-into-the-ground/feed/ 2 Someone Stole Everything from this Lexus SUV While Owner Slept at Girlfriend House http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/01/someone-stole-everything-from-this-lexus-suv-while-owner-slept-at-girlfriend-house/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/01/someone-stole-everything-from-this-lexus-suv-while-owner-slept-at-girlfriend-house/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:10:57 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167466 So the story a short – man has left his expensive Lexus LX 570 SUV out on the street and went to his girlfriend over night. When he came back in the morning to his car he found his car … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/01/someone-stole-everything-from-this-lexus-suv-while-owner-slept-at-girlfriend-house/feed/ 4 Eric Sabo and His Famous Car Projects http://englishrussia.com/2016/09/24/eric-sabo-and-his-famous-car-projects/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/09/24/eric-sabo-and-his-famous-car-projects/#comments Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:28:00 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=166635 14743667821509557A Russian artist Eric Sabo deserves the title “classic of Soviet design” for the creation of the minibus “Youth”. Actually, Mr.Sabo is the author of dozens of projects, many of which were translated into serial production. In 1957, Eric Sabo, a graduate of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/09/24/eric-sabo-and-his-famous-car-projects/feed/ 3 The Most Northern Railway http://englishrussia.com/2016/09/02/the-most-northern-railway/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/09/02/the-most-northern-railway/#comments Sat, 03 Sep 2016 03:27:11 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=166386 0_150d89_c6e58008_XXLNorilsk railway – this is one of the most northern railway of the world, certainly in Russia. Moreover, it is the largest isolated railway network of broad gauge (1,520 mm) in the territory of the former USSR. The nearest network … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/09/02/the-most-northern-railway/feed/ 7 Moscow International Automobile Salon http://englishrussia.com/2016/08/29/moscow-international-automobile-salon/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/08/29/moscow-international-automobile-salon/#comments Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:08:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=166228 A homepage of the Moscow International Automobile Salon stipulates that it’s The most long-awaited and spectacular event for manufacturers, professionals and fans of the cars. Well, let’s check! Within the first day of the motor show, there were held a several presentations … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/08/29/moscow-international-automobile-salon/feed/ 10 Residents of Samara City Undressed for a Full Tank of Gas http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/27/residents-of-samara-city-undressed-for-a-full-tank-of-petrol/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/27/residents-of-samara-city-undressed-for-a-full-tank-of-petrol/#comments Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:08:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=165758 Yesterday, an unusual event took place at a gas station in Samara for everyone who wanted to fill a full tank of the car. The terms were as simple as possible and exactly the same for everyone! Both girls and guys could refuel, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/27/residents-of-samara-city-undressed-for-a-full-tank-of-petrol/feed/ 21 Alisa is a Russian mechanic who is fond of Youtube tutorials http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/26/alisa-is-a-russian-mechanic-who-is-fond-of-youtube-tutorials/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/26/alisa-is-a-russian-mechanic-who-is-fond-of-youtube-tutorials/#comments Thu, 26 May 2016 16:37:32 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164780 Alisa has an untypical hobby for a Russian girl: she is a self-taught car mechanic. She is fond of watching tons of YouTube tutorials on car repair topics. Then she goes to her garage and tries it all on real … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/26/alisa-is-a-russian-mechanic-who-is-fond-of-youtube-tutorials/feed/ 17 Kazakhstanian Mercedes to Rolls Royce Shop http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/20/kazakhstanian-mercedes-to-rolls-royce-shop/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/20/kazakhstanian-mercedes-to-rolls-royce-shop/#comments Fri, 20 May 2016 10:29:35 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164708 Got an old Mercedes? Want a new Rolls Royce? This Kazakhstani shop makes it possible. Like the shops in Russia which convert old S-Klasse Mercedes to new S-Klasse, these people also make dreams happen – they convert even older Mercedes … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/20/kazakhstanian-mercedes-to-rolls-royce-shop/feed/ 4 Cars Protected from Hail Storm in Stavropol Russia http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/16/cars-protected-from-hail-storm-in-stavropol-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/16/cars-protected-from-hail-storm-in-stavropol-russia/#comments Mon, 16 May 2016 16:01:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164670 People of Stavropol, Russia have got a hail storm recently. Many car owners got their cars damaged. Lesson was learned. Now, another storm is forecasted and in anticipation of ice pieces falling from skies the motorists take the precaution measures … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/05/16/cars-protected-from-hail-storm-in-stavropol-russia/feed/ 1 Soviet Experimental All Terrain Vehicles http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/23/soviet-experimental-all-terrain-vehicles-2/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/23/soviet-experimental-all-terrain-vehicles-2/#comments Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:25:41 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164500 These are mainly projects of Likhachev’s plant, strangest of them that were never serially produced. Construction of army all-terrain vehicles in the USSR went much further than construction of ordinary cars. Engineers were brave enough in their ideas but they were … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/23/soviet-experimental-all-terrain-vehicles-2/feed/ 3 Motors of War Exhibition: Motorcycles http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/23/motors-of-war-exhibition-motorcycles/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/23/motors-of-war-exhibition-motorcycles/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:36:11 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164492 Another exhibition “Motors of War” was held in Moscow recently. We are going to show you some pictures of the event focusing on motorcycles. They were in the minority and it makes them even more interesting to see. M-72. Soviet … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/23/motors-of-war-exhibition-motorcycles/feed/ 3 Turning One Mercedes into Another http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/18/turning-one-mercedes-into-another/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/18/turning-one-mercedes-into-another/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:42:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164424 Company in Ukraine specializes in turning older Mercedes into newer ones. Like, many Mercedes owners want to upgrade their cars however can’t afford. Especially the more costlier cars like S-class can cost tens thousands dollars more expensive if to buy … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/18/turning-one-mercedes-into-another/feed/ 5 Russian Army Batmobile Spotted in Dagestan (photos) http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/15/russian-army-batmobile-spotted-in-dagestan-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/15/russian-army-batmobile-spotted-in-dagestan-photos/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:28:15 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164346 A few months ago there was a video how the army officials were presenting a huge futuristic armored army truck to the president. The car was fast named “Russian Batmobile” by Internet audience.  It seemed that it’s just a cool … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/15/russian-army-batmobile-spotted-in-dagestan-photos/feed/ 0 Why a Garage is a Must Have in Kamchatka http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/01/why-garage-is-a-must-have-in-kamchatka/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/01/why-garage-is-a-must-have-in-kamchatka/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 22:09:09 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164156 A lot of snow, isn’t it? It appeared only one night, people of Kamchatka didn’t expect it at all. They left their cars outside and they could hardly be found the next morning. The main problem is not even to … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/04/01/why-garage-is-a-must-have-in-kamchatka/feed/ 0 Chernobyl Accident Reaction: What Vehicles Were Used http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/27/chernobyl-accident-reaction-what-vehicles-were-used/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/27/chernobyl-accident-reaction-what-vehicles-were-used/#comments Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:18:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164068 “Prohibited area” of the Chernobyl NPP. For accident management they used different kinds of vehicles, including home made ordinary cars and innovative foreign equipment. Let us show you the first photos taken after the catastrophe. The author is Igor Kostin, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/27/chernobyl-accident-reaction-what-vehicles-were-used/feed/ 2 Saving Soldier’s Life: How They Do It Today http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/26/saving-soldiers-life-how-they-do-it-today/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/26/saving-soldiers-life-how-they-do-it-today/#comments Sat, 26 Mar 2016 09:39:46 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164052 The best military doctors of the western military district of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, demostrated their skills and exchanged details of their experience. They say that military medicine is getting to a new level, and now it does not differ much … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/26/saving-soldiers-life-how-they-do-it-today/feed/ 1 Tank Apocalypse in Donbass http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/25/tank-apocalypse-in-donbass/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/25/tank-apocalypse-in-donbass/#comments Sat, 26 Mar 2016 02:01:27 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=164044 The armed forces of Ukraine lost almost 200 tanks in less than a year in Donbass. We have a huge collection of tank apocalypse pictures from there. Try to evaluate the scale of the loss. via]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/25/tank-apocalypse-in-donbass/feed/ 44 Motors of War Exhibited in Moscow http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/18/motors-of-war-exhibited-in-moscow/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/18/motors-of-war-exhibited-in-moscow/#comments Sat, 19 Mar 2016 01:41:56 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163962 These days, March 18-20, “Krokus Expo” exhibition center of Moscow, invites people to see different cars of the war time made in the USSR, Germany, USA, England, France, Canada, Italy and Japan. The best museums of the capital and private … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/18/motors-of-war-exhibited-in-moscow/feed/ 0 Unique Soviet Taxi Cab http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/18/unique-soviet-taxi-cab/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/18/unique-soviet-taxi-cab/#comments Sat, 19 Mar 2016 00:56:10 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163958 This unique test car was designed in 1964 based on components of “Moskvich-408″. It successfully passed performance tests in Moscow and was recommended for serial production In Yerevan, but due to different reasons it didn’t go this far… via]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/18/unique-soviet-taxi-cab/feed/ 3 Tank Biathlon 2016 Featuring T-72 http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/06/tank-biathlon-2016-featuring-t-72/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/06/tank-biathlon-2016-featuring-t-72/#comments Sun, 06 Mar 2016 09:49:28 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163412 Ten best tank crews compete for the right to represent the Eastern Military Region in the tank biathlon championship of Russia. Blogger smit-smitty shares the images of the tank relay that was held on March 3rd. Participants of the competition … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/06/tank-biathlon-2016-featuring-t-72/feed/ 5 Russian Old School Mercedes S500 Became an Offroad SUV http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/04/russian-old-school-mercedes-s500-became-an-offroad-suv/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/04/russian-old-school-mercedes-s500-became-an-offroad-suv/#comments Fri, 04 Mar 2016 13:09:52 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163394 Just take a look what they have made this time! They took the classy Mercedes S500 out of 1990s, also known as Mercedes W140 and merged it with Russian Army legend GAZ-66 all road truck. They took all the huge … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/03/04/russian-old-school-mercedes-s500-became-an-offroad-suv/feed/ 3 Big Russian Producer of Armored Troop Carriers http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/23/big-russian-producer-of-armored-troop-carriers/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/23/big-russian-producer-of-armored-troop-carriers/#comments Tue, 23 Feb 2016 09:07:12 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163308 “Arzamas engineering plant”, JSC. is one of the leaders of the defence industry complex of Russia and the leading engineering enterprise in Nizhny Novgorod. It is also the only enterprise that makes wheeled armored vehicles cooperating with 35 countries. The … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/23/big-russian-producer-of-armored-troop-carriers/feed/ 1 Hundreds of Radioactive Combat Vehicles Disappeared from Chernobyl http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/hundreds-of-radioactive-combat-vehicles-disappeared-from-chernobyl/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/hundreds-of-radioactive-combat-vehicles-disappeared-from-chernobyl/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:38:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163274 Meanwhile in Chernobyl interesting things are happening. During the Chernobyl catastrophe there were hundreds of army vehicles, including combat vehicles, tanks and helicopters used to operate in first days of the disaster in Pripyat. All those vehicles got very radioactively … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/hundreds-of-radioactive-combat-vehicles-disappeared-from-chernobyl/feed/ 17 Modern Russian Weapons And Ammunition At Syrian War http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/modern-russian-weapons-and-ammunition-at-syrian-war/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/modern-russian-weapons-and-ammunition-at-syrian-war/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:16:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163224 1War in Syria allowed Russia not only to help its old ally, but also to test its relatively new weapons and ammunition in real-life conditions. Those weapons and ammunition could be seen in hands of Syrian soldiers on these amateur … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/modern-russian-weapons-and-ammunition-at-syrian-war/feed/ 4 Custom Built Cars: Soviet Style 1987 http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/custom-built-cars-soviet-style-1987/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/custom-built-cars-soviet-style-1987/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:57:04 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163218 The USSR had a lot of creative people indeed, many technicians, sometimes even non-educated but deeply interested and curious about all that stuff. Such people lived in Bryansk too. There was a club in the city for those who built … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/22/custom-built-cars-soviet-style-1987/feed/ 1 Right Vehicle For Russian Roads http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/21/right-vehicle-for-russian-roads/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/21/right-vehicle-for-russian-roads/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:44:36 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163208 This vehicle amazed the western press with its uniqueness and amazing capabilities. Being quite small, “Sherp”, produced in St. Petersburg, can move on any terrain: mud, snow, ice and even in water. The author of the project, Alexey Garagashyan launched … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/21/right-vehicle-for-russian-roads/feed/ 4 Joseph Stalin, the Locomotive http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/20/joseph-stalin-the-locomotive/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/20/joseph-stalin-the-locomotive/#comments Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:47:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163140 The innovative streamline lomotive was designed to apply the newly received data – in the 1930s they had found out that such shape of the locomotive would give extra 200-250 hp at acceleration more than 100 km/h. Locomotive “Joseph Stalin” … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/20/joseph-stalin-the-locomotive/feed/ 3 Russian President’s Unique ZIL Limo Up For Sale http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/16/russian-presidents-unique-zil-limo-up-for-sale/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/16/russian-presidents-unique-zil-limo-up-for-sale/#comments Tue, 16 Feb 2016 19:06:17 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=163072 This is a unique car as it was built specifically for a Russian president in 2012. It was almost never used. It has only around 143 km on it (less than 100 miles!) as Russian government prefers foreign cars. It … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/16/russian-presidents-unique-zil-limo-up-for-sale/feed/ 5 Most Unusual Buses of the Soviet Time http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/13/most-unusual-buses-of-the-soviet-time/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/13/most-unusual-buses-of-the-soviet-time/#comments Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:51:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162990 1We have become used to thinking about buses as ordinary iron bodies with seats, but some models can be quite curious. These hit the roads during Soviet times, and this type of ride was probably never boring. Let us begin with … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/13/most-unusual-buses-of-the-soviet-time/feed/ 1 Roads of Chukotka http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/12/roads-of-chukotka/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/12/roads-of-chukotka/#comments Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:16:46 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162974 Blogger sergeydolya has been recently to Chukotka (cold region in the Russian Far East) and prepared some interesting materials to his readers. One of them is all about roads. Blogger did not see asphalted ones at all (few only in … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/12/roads-of-chukotka/feed/ 2 Achievements of the Soviet Car Industry, 1974 http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/11/achievements-of-the-soviet-car-industry-1974/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/11/achievements-of-the-soviet-car-industry-1974/#comments Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:36:13 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162964 It’s a set of images taken at the auto exhibition in October 1974. It was held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet car industry (starting from the date of AMO-F-15 trucks production on November 7th, 1942 in Moscow). … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/11/achievements-of-the-soviet-car-industry-1974/feed/ 1 Another Tactical Drill of Russian Marines http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/06/another-tactical-drill-of-russian-marines/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/06/another-tactical-drill-of-russian-marines/#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:45:20 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162858 Marines of the Pacific Fleet had a tactical landing operation drill at the Klerk ground field in the South Primorye (Far East of Russia).  Over a thousand soldiers participated. They used over 80 units of military and special equipment, about … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/06/another-tactical-drill-of-russian-marines/feed/ 18 Many Crazy Ways to Modify the Russian Niva http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/05/many-crazy-ways-to-modify-russian-niva/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/05/many-crazy-ways-to-modify-russian-niva/#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:16:51 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162810 “Niva” is a Russian offroad car that is respected not only in its native land but also abroad. However, car owners often want more than they have, and they start to modify their vehicles to make them unique (or ugly?). … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/02/05/many-crazy-ways-to-modify-russian-niva/feed/ 0 Crazier That You May Have Imagined: Offroad Smart Fortwo Car http://englishrussia.com/2016/01/13/crazier-that-you-may-have-imagined-offroad-smart-fortwo-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/01/13/crazier-that-you-may-have-imagined-offroad-smart-fortwo-car/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:34:28 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162602 1  Today, you are going to see something you have probably never seen before. The idea for such a project for sure could have come from someone from an ex-Soviet country – where the roads are still often cursed by drivers … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/01/13/crazier-that-you-may-have-imagined-offroad-smart-fortwo-car/feed/ 6 One Monster Truck from Belarus http://englishrussia.com/2015/12/02/one-monster-truck-from-belarus/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/12/02/one-monster-truck-from-belarus/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 04:39:42 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162440 When we hear “monster truck” we usually imagine a normal sized truck on a set of oversized wheels. This time Belarus auto enthusiasts took the monster truck meaning to a really “monster” level. Their creation has six pairs of wheels that … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/12/02/one-monster-truck-from-belarus/feed/ 19 Factory of Russian Electronic Warfare Systems, Military Optics And More http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/17/the-factory-of-russian-electronic-warfare-systems-military-optics-and-more/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/17/the-factory-of-russian-electronic-warfare-systems-military-optics-and-more/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:20:44 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162180 It is not necessary anymore to fire to hit a missile or a shell targeted at you! Neither it is necessary to risk someone’s life to protect people or equipment on the frontline. Methods of defence have changed considerably! We … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/17/the-factory-of-russian-electronic-warfare-systems-military-optics-and-more/feed/ 2 T 90 aka Vladimir: Once a World Top-Selling Battle Tank http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/15/t-90-aka-vladimir-once-a-world-top-selling-battle-tank/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/15/t-90-aka-vladimir-once-a-world-top-selling-battle-tank/#comments Sun, 15 Nov 2015 09:47:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162168 November 5th was a birthday of this powerful Russian machine, T-90 “Vladimir” tank, that was put into operation in 1992. It was created in the late 1980s or early 1990s as a deep modernization of the T-72B tank. The combat vehicle … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/15/t-90-aka-vladimir-once-a-world-top-selling-battle-tank/feed/ 3 Lada Tarzan: Russian Lada All Road Car from 1990s http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/05/lada-tarzan-russian-lada-all-road-car-from-1990s/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/05/lada-tarzan-russian-lada-all-road-car-from-1990s/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 02:07:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162100 In the 1990s, after the USSR had already collapsed and while the new Russian state was just forming, there were some great projects popping up from old Soviet industrial giants which had been privatized. Some of them were only produced in … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/05/lada-tarzan-russian-lada-all-road-car-from-1990s/feed/ 6 Welcome to the Minefield! http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/04/welcome-to-the-minefield/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/04/welcome-to-the-minefield/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:04:34 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162052 It is not quiet in the Lyskovskoy district of the Nizhny Novgorod region – loud explosions and growling of military equipment are heard continiously. It is neither a war, not a drill – it’s future engineer corps passing their exams. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/04/welcome-to-the-minefield/feed/ 3 When One Lada is not Enough http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/30/when-one-lada-is-not-enough/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/30/when-one-lada-is-not-enough/#comments Thu, 01 Oct 2015 03:33:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=161224 When you like your LADA that much that it seems not enough to just drive one, then you build probably something like this. A LADA and then a piece of some more LADA to tow behind. Meet LADA + 1/2 … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/30/when-one-lada-is-not-enough/feed/ 5 Russian Welder Girl is Famous on Instagram http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/27/russian-welder-girl-is-famous-on-instagram/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/27/russian-welder-girl-is-famous-on-instagram/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:24:20 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=160088 So if you think most Instagram girls become popular thanks to their selfies and bikini shots you need to rethink it thanks to Elizaveta, a Russian welder girl from Ekaterinburg who is popular on Instagram because of her welding skills. She … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/27/russian-welder-girl-is-famous-on-instagram/feed/ 13 Three Russian Guys Travel Across Country in an Old Soviet Car http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/25/three-russian-guys-travel-across-country-on-old-soviet-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/25/three-russian-guys-travel-across-country-on-old-soviet-car/#comments Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:25:29 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=160054 Three Russian guys decided to go on an unusual adventure – travel across Russia in an old Soviet car. Basically, this car was always treated as a parody of a normal car and was always ridiculed in funny stories, etc. It only … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/25/three-russian-guys-travel-across-country-on-old-soviet-car/feed/ 12 Firefighting Plane http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/08/159984/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/08/159984/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 04:56:44 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=159984 Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/07/08/159984/feed/ 3