English Russia » Automotive http://englishrussia.com Daily selected things from Russia and ex USSR countries. Published In English. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:18:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Russian UAZ Batmobile [5 pictures] http://englishrussia.com/2019/02/15/russian-uaz-batmobile-5-pictures/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/02/15/russian-uaz-batmobile-5-pictures/#comments Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:32:56 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=174759 1550031653194945450Russian enthusiast is building project called “Batmobile Bread Loaf”. Why Bread Loaf? In Russia this model of UAZ is usually called “Bread Loaf”. And here it is going to be transformed into a Batmobile looking vehicle with oversized back wheels. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/02/15/russian-uaz-batmobile-5-pictures/feed/ 4 This Is Most Weirdest LADA Why? You Gotta See This Vid: http://englishrussia.com/2019/02/12/this-is-most-weirdest-lada-why-you-gotta-see-this-vid/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/02/12/this-is-most-weirdest-lada-why-you-gotta-see-this-vid/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:12:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=174740 stavropol_jiguli_01No, it’s really is weird. Man who has created car said he had too much free time so he came with such idea. What it makes so weird? You just see this vid and say if it’s really that weird: … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/02/12/this-is-most-weirdest-lada-why-you-gotta-see-this-vid/feed/ 8 A Revenge for malicious parking [video] http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/20/a-revenge-for-malicious-parking-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/20/a-revenge-for-malicious-parking-video/#comments Sun, 20 Jan 2019 17:30:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=174135 rozigrish_za_parkovku1    Man got mad over his neighbor occupying parking spot. So one night he made a prank. Here is how it was done: Here is video to watch: It should be really effective, as we don’t think very much … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/20/a-revenge-for-malicious-parking-video/feed/ 2 Moskvitch Jeep That Could be Awesome [12 photos] http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/moskvitch-jeep-that-could-be-awesome-12-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/moskvitch-jeep-that-could-be-awesome-12-photos/#comments Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:09:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=174111 6a715cd1782ff138860171dfc7a8dea1Back in Soviet days a problem was amongst in Russian village – they were lacking little jeeps that could help them move around (roads always were a pain). And the import cars were rare almost non existent thing. So the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/moskvitch-jeep-that-could-be-awesome-12-photos/feed/ 7 Russian Police Starts Receiving Some Electric Patrol Cars [6 pics] http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/russian-police-starts-receiving-some-electric-patrol-cars-6-pics/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/russian-police-starts-receiving-some-electric-patrol-cars-6-pics/#comments Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:02:29 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=174091 electric_car_police_01Russian police, Tula city, have received first time ever eco cars. Those are vehicles that run solely on electric power.   Plan to use them in the areas where people walk around.   Little cars are fully silent and can … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/russian-police-starts-receiving-some-electric-patrol-cars-6-pics/feed/ 0 Very Awesome Soviet Limo: an Unique Volga Kortezh [20 pictures] http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/very-awesome-soviet-limo-an-unique-volga-kortezh-20-pictures/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/very-awesome-soviet-limo-an-unique-volga-kortezh-20-pictures/#comments Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:46:47 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=174065 1097046240In late 1980s Soviet bureau was preparing Volga limo. They were plan to call it “Kortezh” which translates as a “Cortege”. Then the Perestroika happened and they never got it built, just until the 1990s when the only car was … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/18/very-awesome-soviet-limo-an-unique-volga-kortezh-20-pictures/feed/ 0 Comfortable Armored Camper Truck made from Soviet ZIL Truck [13 photos] http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/13/comfortable-armored-camper-truck-made-from-soviet-zil-truck-13-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/13/comfortable-armored-camper-truck-made-from-soviet-zil-truck-13-photos/#comments Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:14:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173772 Soviet ZIL trucks were often used in army, at first in Soviet army, then in Russian army. And here enthusiasts have taken an old ZIL truck and turned it into armored camper van – here are some photos: It has … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/13/comfortable-armored-camper-truck-made-from-soviet-zil-truck-13-photos/feed/ 0 Soviet Vintage Racing Car Pioneer 2M http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/11/soviet-vintage-racing-car-pioneer-2m/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/11/soviet-vintage-racing-car-pioneer-2m/#comments Fri, 11 Jan 2019 22:44:15 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173762 1-4When you are speaking about super speedy Formula cars you usually don’t really mention Soviet Union. However we also had a car that set a few speed records in the world. This car was called a “Pioneer”.   It was … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/11/soviet-vintage-racing-car-pioneer-2m/feed/ 3 Subaru Forester Model Made of Wood http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/11/subaru-forester-model-made-of-wood/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/11/subaru-forester-model-made-of-wood/#comments Fri, 11 Jan 2019 21:44:35 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173734 1543465177127846570Russian man makes different models out of raw wood. Here is a model of Subaru Forester he made, with just a simple tool.     Do you like his job?]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/11/subaru-forester-model-made-of-wood/feed/ 6 Mazzy: A Hot Rod from Old MAZ truck [14 photos] http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/10/mazzy-a-hot-rod-from-old-maz-truck-14-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/10/mazzy-a-hot-rod-from-old-maz-truck-14-photos/#comments Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:34:54 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173696 Someday it was mighty MAZ. MAZ-501-200 – model made for Soviet army. Now it just was left to rust, till one day an enthusiast has spotted it, bought and made a hot rod truck. Here is a story how it … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/10/mazzy-a-hot-rod-from-old-maz-truck-14-photos/feed/ 2 Don’t go too fast on winter roads.. http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/09/dont-go-too-fast-on-winter-roads/ http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/09/dont-go-too-fast-on-winter-roads/#comments Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:22:32 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173673 001-3  That’s an advice, the surface of the road might be deceptive at some times. You might think you have a full control of the car but it might be a total ice under your wheels. And when it’s ice, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2019/01/09/dont-go-too-fast-on-winter-roads/feed/ 5 Porsche Zaparozhets More Detail of Awesome Car http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/20/porsche-zaparozhets-more-detail-of-awesome-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/20/porsche-zaparozhets-more-detail-of-awesome-car/#comments Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:40:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173486 Couple day ago we had this, but we had only three pics. Now we got some other photos And description of the car – how some man has built a sport car from a low budget Soviet car. This was … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/20/porsche-zaparozhets-more-detail-of-awesome-car/feed/ 5 2700 Plastic Cups on Car http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/18/2700-plastic-cups-on-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/18/2700-plastic-cups-on-car/#comments Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:04:05 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173462 DuaWDAaWwAIwstI.jpg largeThis car is having sticker on its window that says “2700 plastic cups on car”. But why you need to do such thing? Here is a video to watch:   It’s probably just someones joke?]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/18/2700-plastic-cups-on-car/feed/ 0 Zaporozhets Soviet Car is Rebuilt by Belarussian http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/16/zaporozhets-soviet-car-is-rebuilt-by-belarussian/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/16/zaporozhets-soviet-car-is-rebuilt-by-belarussian/#comments Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:53:00 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173362 DuZqyMXW4AAHp4g  Man from Belarussia has rebuilt a Soviet car. From an old and low budget he has made it looking rich. Here is couple of more photos:     Pretty awesome is result.]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/16/zaporozhets-soviet-car-is-rebuilt-by-belarussian/feed/ 3 A Dissected Lada Tree http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/14/a-dissected-lada-tree/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/14/a-dissected-lada-tree/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:30:19 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173342 vaz_01  One museum in the Russia has a LADA of first model that is been dissected to display its every part. Now on holiday approaching they decided decorate it and have made a Christmas tree. The idea is pretty awesome. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/14/a-dissected-lada-tree/feed/ 0 Cars Being Disassembled During Night Time on the Streets http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/12/cars-being-disassembled-during-night-time-on-the-streets/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/12/cars-being-disassembled-during-night-time-on-the-streets/#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:21:11 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173302 Screenshot at Dec 12 12-18-37Yesterday man has reported he has left his car at night on the street near his house. When he came back in the morning this is what the car looked like: Here is a video to see: He has said … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/12/cars-being-disassembled-during-night-time-on-the-streets/feed/ 1 Shadows really are deceptive when you driving on your car http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/07/shadows-really-are-deceptive-when-you-driving-on-your-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/07/shadows-really-are-deceptive-when-you-driving-on-your-car/#comments Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:36:02 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173209 Screenshot at Dec 07 10-32-59  That was big wonder moment for the driver of the car. Be aware of the shadows they can mask some weird surprises on the roads you will go. This is video to watch: Probably the next time driving you … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/07/shadows-really-are-deceptive-when-you-driving-on-your-car/feed/ 5 Armored Camper Truck from Russia made on top of Army ZIL http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/04/armored-camper-truck-from-russia-made-on-top-of-army-zil/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/04/armored-camper-truck-from-russia-made-on-top-of-army-zil/#comments Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:18:04 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173151 ZIL were famous truck from Russia, mainly used for army purpose, also as some forest trucks to go places where the roads are in very poor condition. Here is one of such Soviet monsters turned into a camper van.  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/04/armored-camper-truck-from-russia-made-on-top-of-army-zil/feed/ 2 Audi Q7 and NIVA: who is better in the snow? http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/03/audi-q7-and-niva-who-is-better-in-the-snow/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/03/audi-q7-and-niva-who-is-better-in-the-snow/#comments Mon, 03 Dec 2018 19:30:44 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173144 Screenshot at Dec 03 19-28-52German car vs a LADA, who has better 4×4? Here is video for you: In this field test choice is clear, though NIVA is very rough – the design of inside panels same as many years ago. Also comfort lacking … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/12/03/audi-q7-and-niva-who-is-better-in-the-snow/feed/ 4 Tell me: how? http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/29/tell-me-how/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/29/tell-me-how/#comments Thu, 29 Nov 2018 13:11:38 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=173097 DtKnyAZXoAApZPoHow it’s possible at all?   Yes he probably got bumped in the pole and then jumped up and twisted left? Probably that’s how it was?  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/29/tell-me-how/feed/ 4 Unexpected Thing on Road http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/20/unexpected-thing-on-road/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/20/unexpected-thing-on-road/#comments Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:59:41 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172893 Screenshot at Nov 20 10-58-55“This is brother kind of road in the Russia” this is what the lad is saying. Here is the video to see:]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/20/unexpected-thing-on-road/feed/ 1 Restoring Old Ikarus Soviet Era Public Bus http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/19/restoring-old-ikarus-soviet-era-public-bus/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/19/restoring-old-ikarus-soviet-era-public-bus/#comments Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:52:40 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172869 This one older Soviet era bus was on route since ’72. Later was discarded and was used as a barn. Now the enthusiasts have found it and decided to restore. Awesome work it’s now better than a bus that used … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/19/restoring-old-ikarus-soviet-era-public-bus/feed/ 9 Road Police is Using Drones Now http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/08/road-police-is-using-drones-now/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/08/road-police-is-using-drones-now/#comments Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:23:03 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172687 astrahan_02In Russian city Astrakhan the road cops got too high tech. They now launching drone planes to track the drivers doing wrong.   Controlling birds from on the ground they see if drivers messes up, and then send video to … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/08/road-police-is-using-drones-now/feed/ 1 Awesome Christmas MAZ Truck Sculpture http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/07/awesome-christmas-maz-truck-sculpture/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/07/awesome-christmas-maz-truck-sculpture/#comments Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:44:18 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172644 1541539996178929234In the Minsk there is a wonder to cause awe in grown ups – the New Year installation of a lighted MAZ big truck. The MAZ factory in city made a present to the crowd – they built truck of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/07/awesome-christmas-maz-truck-sculpture/feed/ 0 An Experimental Soviet Swamp 8×8 Truck GAZ-62B the Grandfather of BTR http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/06/an-experimental-soviet-swamp-8x8-truck-gaz-62b-the-grandfather-of-btr/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/06/an-experimental-soviet-swamp-8x8-truck-gaz-62b-the-grandfather-of-btr/#comments Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:43:57 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172631 10833783_800This 8×8 was an experimental Soviet vehicle became a predecessor of a famous Soviet army 8×8 BTR vehicle. However in the beginning it was just a peaceful purpose vehicle but proved itself so good in cross terrain conditions they decided … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/06/an-experimental-soviet-swamp-8x8-truck-gaz-62b-the-grandfather-of-btr/feed/ 0 Restoration of K-175 Kovrovets Vintage Soviet Motorcycle http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/04/restoration-of-k-175-kovrovets-vintage-soviet-motorcycle/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/04/restoration-of-k-175-kovrovets-vintage-soviet-motorcycle/#comments Sun, 04 Nov 2018 16:18:57 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172575 Man got a a vintage Soviet motorcycle K-175 Kovrovets. He had warm nostalgic feelings about this model because he shortly owned one when he was a kid. And now he got it again and decided to restore this vintage model … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/04/restoration-of-k-175-kovrovets-vintage-soviet-motorcycle/feed/ 3 Kalashnikov Company is Going to Make an Electric Car http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/02/kalashnikov-company-is-going-to-make-an-electric-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/02/kalashnikov-company-is-going-to-make-an-electric-car/#comments Fri, 02 Nov 2018 19:20:17 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172562 A Kalashnikov corp – the one that is responsible for AKs rifles has presented an electric car recently. The name for the concept is CV-1 and it’s based on a Soviet cult Moskvitch Kombi car. The promised power for the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/11/02/kalashnikov-company-is-going-to-make-an-electric-car/feed/ 16 A Restored Chevrolet Impala in Moscow Russia http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/31/a-restored-chevrolet-impala-in-moscow-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/31/a-restored-chevrolet-impala-in-moscow-russia/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:31:05 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172545 This old Chevy has a rich history. It was brought to Russia back in Soviet times by a Belgian diplomat. Then it was discarded and stayed somewhere in Moscow suburbs for years. Then, bought back in 2008 and then meticiously … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/31/a-restored-chevrolet-impala-in-moscow-russia/feed/ 14 Man Puts V8 LEXUS Engine and Automatic Transmission on a Bike http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/15/man-puts-v8-lexus-engine-and-automatic-transmission-on-a-bike/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/15/man-puts-v8-lexus-engine-and-automatic-transmission-on-a-bike/#comments Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:32:02 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172248 cd1586cfc07e20423d631444e7982d7dHis “crazy bike” was scaring off pedestrians in Yekaterinburg this summer. Coming together with his fantasy helmet and a loud exhaust sound from V8 Lexus engine.     He decided to built his custom V8 bike after seeing one from … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/15/man-puts-v8-lexus-engine-and-automatic-transmission-on-a-bike/feed/ 5 BMW 3 Turned into Moskvitch Car http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/01/bmw-3-turned-into-moskvitch-car/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/01/bmw-3-turned-into-moskvitch-car/#comments Mon, 01 Oct 2018 18:00:40 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172181 One man named Andrei bought an old Moskvitch 2140, however after some time the car started breaking apart, and it became harder and harder to maintain it and find the old Soviet parts. His friend on the other hand had … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/10/01/bmw-3-turned-into-moskvitch-car/feed/ 0 Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car for Sale http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/30/russian-oligarch-exclusive-car-for-sale/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/30/russian-oligarch-exclusive-car-for-sale/#comments Sun, 30 Sep 2018 13:18:00 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=172170 A unique car is for sale on one of the Russian classifieds websites. As the story goes the car was custom made for a famous rich person who died three months before the car was delivered to him. In fact this … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/30/russian-oligarch-exclusive-car-for-sale/feed/ 15 ISIS Armored Vehicles Captured During Battle for Oil Fields in Syria on Expo in Moscow http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/14/isis-armored-vehicles-captured-during-battle-for-oil-fields-in-syria-on-expo-in-moscow/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/14/isis-armored-vehicles-captured-during-battle-for-oil-fields-in-syria-on-expo-in-moscow/#comments Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:48:47 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171693 scale_1200-33  During a battle for the control of an oil field called “Shaer”, the Russian army captured a number of heavily modified ISIS armored vehicles. Now they have taken them to Moscow and have put them on display in “Patriot” park … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/14/isis-armored-vehicles-captured-during-battle-for-oil-fields-in-syria-on-expo-in-moscow/feed/ 9 And Old ZIL-157 Truck Restored to Look Like New http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/11/and-old-zil-157-truck-restored-to-look-like-new/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/11/and-old-zil-157-truck-restored-to-look-like-new/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:00:27 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171628 1536642880150495891A dinosaur. Pretty cool job of restoring it. Can probably serve another 150 years now.   The ZIL-157 is a general purpose ​2 1⁄2-ton 6×6 truck, produced in post-World War II Soviet Union ZiL. The ZIL-157 was the standard Soviet … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/11/and-old-zil-157-truck-restored-to-look-like-new/feed/ 4 Weird Photos from Russian Gas Stations http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/11/weird-photos-from-russian-gas-stations/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/11/weird-photos-from-russian-gas-stations/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:05:50 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171624 A few photos of the times things didn’t go as expected at Russian gas stations. That’s Jason Statham?]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/11/weird-photos-from-russian-gas-stations/feed/ 2 Troubled Fate of Moscow Car Sharing http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/07/troubled-fate-of-moscow-car-sharing/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/07/troubled-fate-of-moscow-car-sharing/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:09:47 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171614 Carsharing or car sharing (AU, NZ, CA, & US) or car clubs (UK) is a type of car rental where people rent cars for short periods of time, often by the hour. They are attractive to customers who make only occasional … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/07/troubled-fate-of-moscow-car-sharing/feed/ 14 Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/04/soviet-tesla-electric-lada-from-30-years-ago-that-was-mass-produced/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/04/soviet-tesla-electric-lada-from-30-years-ago-that-was-mass-produced/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:59:35 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171607 People admire the rise of electric cars these days. The Tesla Model S is said to be revolutionary and to have changed the way electric cars are marketed and accepted in the world. Every brand is trying to come up with its … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/04/soviet-tesla-electric-lada-from-30-years-ago-that-was-mass-produced/feed/ 5 Soviet Restored GAZ-69 Vehicle http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/03/soviet-restored-gaz-69-vehicle/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/03/soviet-restored-gaz-69-vehicle/#comments Mon, 03 Sep 2018 16:53:25 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171593 According to the photographer, when he bought this car it couldn’t even move on its own. So the car was totally disassembled, including transmissions, engine and other large parts. All parts were replaced with new ones Floors and metal parts were welded again … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/03/soviet-restored-gaz-69-vehicle/feed/ 3 Vintage Pedal Cars of Soviet kids http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/03/vintage-pedal-cars-of-soviet-kids/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/03/vintage-pedal-cars-of-soviet-kids/#comments Mon, 03 Sep 2018 16:42:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171591 Now they don’t make them anymore. They don’t even make ones relatively similar to them. As an alternative you can get a plastic car or the maximum cool stuff now is an electric toy car that you can drive, which is … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/09/03/vintage-pedal-cars-of-soviet-kids/feed/ 6 Proto Bread Loaf Vans of USSR http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/30/proto-bread-loaf-vans-of-ussr/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/30/proto-bread-loaf-vans-of-ussr/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:02:37 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171550 UAZ_452,_Ambulances,_Koryazhma  The Bukhanka or UAZ-452 is a family of off-road vans that have been produced at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ) since 1965. They are still being produced and sold today. In fact, this is one of the most widely used ambulance … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/30/proto-bread-loaf-vans-of-ussr/feed/ 6 Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150 http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/21/restoration-of-old-soviet-vespa-clone-cargo-scooter-vyatka-mg-150/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/21/restoration-of-old-soviet-vespa-clone-cargo-scooter-vyatka-mg-150/#comments Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:57:27 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171483 A group of enthusiasts restored a 1960’s Soviet cargo scooter “Vyatka MG-150″. Vyatka was a brand of Russian scooters manufactured by the Vyatskiye Polyany Machine, a Manufacturing Plant in Vyatskiye Polyany between 1956 and 1979. The brand name was derived from … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/21/restoration-of-old-soviet-vespa-clone-cargo-scooter-vyatka-mg-150/feed/ 0 Abandoned 8×8 Vehicles Deep in the Forest Among the Swamps http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/20/abandoned-8x8-vehicles-deep-in-the-forest-among-the-swamps/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/20/abandoned-8x8-vehicles-deep-in-the-forest-among-the-swamps/#comments Mon, 20 Aug 2018 21:09:13 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171449 q4AAAgAFiOA-960  It has been said that Russian forests can surprise you with curious finds. Things that in normal life you won’t be allowed to approach closer than the distance of a gunshot. Getting there isn’t easy, in this story a man goes beyond the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/20/abandoned-8x8-vehicles-deep-in-the-forest-among-the-swamps/feed/ 4 Restoration of GAZ-63 Truck That Spent Many Years in a Field http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/19/restoration-of-gaz-63-truck-that-spent-many-years-in-a-field/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/19/restoration-of-gaz-63-truck-that-spent-many-years-in-a-field/#comments Sun, 19 Aug 2018 12:01:14 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171397 A man was passing along a road and saw an abandoned GAZ-63 in a field. He pulled over to the roadside and took a walk to the truck to check it out. Then nostalgic memories filled his mind – his dad had same … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/19/restoration-of-gaz-63-truck-that-spent-many-years-in-a-field/feed/ 8 Parking Lot Before After the Markings, Proves People Need Organization http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/17/parking-lot-before-after-the-markings-proves-people-need-organization/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/17/parking-lot-before-after-the-markings-proves-people-need-organization/#comments Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:00:32 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171366 do_i_posle_01People of the residential building asked the city to put road markings on their parking lot, but they didn’t get a response, so they collected cash and did it themselves. The result is indeed a success:   The result (above) Before:   Indeed, people … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/17/parking-lot-before-after-the-markings-proves-people-need-organization/feed/ 9 Exclusive Restored Vintage Moskvitch 434P for Sale for $100,000 http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/17/exclusive-restored-vintage-moskvitch-434p-for-sale-for-100000/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/17/exclusive-restored-vintage-moskvitch-434p-for-sale-for-100000/#comments Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:51:04 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171352 An exclusive Moskvich pickup is on sale for $100,000. It is restored and sort of rare – just 100 of these cars were produced. And out of the 100 vehicles produced, it’s said that this one is the only surviving one … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/17/exclusive-restored-vintage-moskvitch-434p-for-sale-for-100000/feed/ 2 Vintage Soviet Off-road Car M-73 Ukrainets [8 photo] http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/14/vintage-soviet-off-road-car-m-73-ukrainets-8-photo/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/14/vintage-soviet-off-road-car-m-73-ukrainets-8-photo/#comments Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:00:41 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171323 In the 1950s, the USSR made one of its first “SUVs”: M-73 Ukrainets. It wasn’t based on an existing car, but a fully new car from the ground up. They tried to build a good car for farm workers, with full … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/14/vintage-soviet-off-road-car-m-73-ukrainets-8-photo/feed/ 2 LADA 21099 Time Capsule [14 foto] http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/13/lada-21099-time-capsule-14-foto/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/13/lada-21099-time-capsule-14-foto/#comments Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:25:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171305 Author of the photos discoverd almost new car LADA-21099 made in 1990 now with 8000kms on it. As it stayd in garage – almost like new. Here: Want Support English Russia? click here  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/13/lada-21099-time-capsule-14-foto/feed/ 1 Road Quarrel Involve Tractor [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/13/road-quarrel-involve-tractor-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/13/road-quarrel-involve-tractor-video/#comments Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:54:20 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171301 razborki_v_sele1-2  Road conflict between neighbors escalated quickly:]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/13/road-quarrel-involve-tractor-video/feed/ 0 Metal truck part hits windshield of womans car – video http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/10/metal-truck-part-hits-windshield-of-womans-car-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/10/metal-truck-part-hits-windshield-of-womans-car-video/#comments Fri, 10 Aug 2018 18:00:51 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171263 opasnost_na_doroge_02  Luckily her car is right-hand steer wheel car from Japan – nobody hurt. Video:         Photo of the part:       Want Support English Russia? click here  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/10/metal-truck-part-hits-windshield-of-womans-car-video/feed/ 6 A restored WW2 Gaz 63 Rocket launcher [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/05/a-restored-ww2-gaz-63-rocket-launcher-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/05/a-restored-ww2-gaz-63-rocket-launcher-photos/#comments Sun, 05 Aug 2018 17:19:52 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171102 fe462ec59d0e2ed583b4b27a03f39560This is full wheel drive WW2 era mass rocket launching truck. First truck base built in 1939. Was a first Soviet 4×4 truck. But started series product only in 1948. Now restored and photos from Russian magazine: The armor plates … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/05/a-restored-ww2-gaz-63-rocket-launcher-photos/feed/ 4 Audi Stumble on Manhole, Catch Fire, Burns [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/03/audi-stumble-on-manhole-catch-fire-burns-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/03/audi-stumble-on-manhole-catch-fire-burns-video/#comments Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:55:19 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=171058 sgorela_mashina_02Car go on not well closed manhole cover, it jumped, pierced gas tank, car caught fire, burns down. Video/photos: First video:   Beware the covers Join and support EnglishRussia: click here  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/08/03/audi-stumble-on-manhole-catch-fire-burns-video/feed/ 0 Russian Armed Vehicle BURAN [5 photo] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/25/russian-armed-vehicle-buran-5-photo/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/25/russian-armed-vehicle-buran-5-photo/#comments Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:30:48 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170894 buran_01Armored truck BURAN based on GAZ-3308. Has 4.4 turbo diesel, not afraid landmines, can go 1,400 km no stop.   Can be made in few variations, because they go in module form to put on the chassis:   This is … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/25/russian-armed-vehicle-buran-5-photo/feed/ 1 Man Ride Across City in a Bathtub [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/24/man-ride-across-city-in-a-bathtub-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/24/man-ride-across-city-in-a-bathtub-video/#comments Tue, 24 Jul 2018 18:00:50 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170843 lightest-3It was in Tyumen city, man sits in bath, washes himself, orders food in drive in, launches fireworks etc. Full video:   No police stopped them, but later driver of SUV was fined for 1000 rub (around $17) for “breaking … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/24/man-ride-across-city-in-a-bathtub-video/feed/ 1 GTA in Permsk Region [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/24/gta-in-permsk-region-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/24/gta-in-permsk-region-video/#comments Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:48:07 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170804 6AWOTxJ2UqLocal man didnt want to stop when police was on him, made GTA-style tricks in front of crowd of locals, who tried to beat him afterwards for causing danger for the kids. Here video: You like? Show support: click here … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/24/gta-in-permsk-region-video/feed/ 1 Girl Text Behind the Wheel, Motorcycle Driver Almost Down [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/23/girl-text-behind-the-wheel-motorcycle-driver-almost-down-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/23/girl-text-behind-the-wheel-motorcycle-driver-almost-down-video/#comments Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:30:58 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170740 moto_vs_smartphone1  A man is speeding on his motorbike, then a girl who is texting on her phone enters the road. Attention: high volume video:     You like? Show support: click here to join our website    ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/23/girl-text-behind-the-wheel-motorcycle-driver-almost-down-video/feed/ 6 Girl Broke Windows in a Car with Stencil [photos + video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/23/girl-broke-windows-in-a-car-with-stencil-photos-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/23/girl-broke-windows-in-a-car-with-stencil-photos-video/#comments Mon, 23 Jul 2018 13:21:21 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170714 rezbila_auto_02In Volgograd, a 17 y.o. woman suddenly start smashing a car. She took a walking stick from a homeless man who was sitting nearby and used it and her hands and head to smash the car. People record a video on a smartphone but didn’t … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/23/girl-broke-windows-in-a-car-with-stencil-photos-video/feed/ 3 Girl vs Curb [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/girl-vs-curb-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/girl-vs-curb-video/#comments Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:29:29 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170686 devushka_i_bordyur2  Girl driver hits curb. Twice. Video:   You like? Show support: click here to join our website]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/girl-vs-curb-video/feed/ 2 Yesterday Self Driving YANDEX Car Got in Accident in Moscow http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/yesterday-self-driving-yandex-car-got-in-accident-in-moscow/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/yesterday-self-driving-yandex-car-got-in-accident-in-moscow/#comments Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:30:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170660 avariya_02Yandex – an IT company in Russia, has self driving cars being tested in Moscow. Yesterday one of the cars stopped at a pedestrian crossing to let people pass and was rear ended by a G-wagon Mercedes, the G-driver couldn’t stop … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/yesterday-self-driving-yandex-car-got-in-accident-in-moscow/feed/ 0 Man Paint Garage Door, Disappointed (here’s why) [2 photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/man-paint-garage-door-disappointed-heres-why-2-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/man-paint-garage-door-disappointed-heres-why-2-photos/#comments Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:00:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170654 UrodRu20180721garazh__01A man paints a garage door with spray paint. Then goes inside and he doesn’t like what he sees:     You like? Show support: click here to join our website]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/22/man-paint-garage-door-disappointed-heres-why-2-photos/feed/ 3 Kim Jong-un Arrive to Army Base on Lada [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/19/kim-jong-un-arrive-to-army-base-on-lada-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/19/kim-jong-un-arrive-to-army-base-on-lada-photos/#comments Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:21:18 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170590 kim_chen_in_01-2Weirdly enough Korean leader use old (discontinued in 2017) LADA Priora model to visit army. Here two more photos:     You like? Show support: English Russia on Patreon]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/19/kim-jong-un-arrive-to-army-base-on-lada-photos/feed/ 6 BMW and Soviet Pobeda Mixed Into One Car, Result is This: [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/19/bmw-and-soviet-pobeda-mixed-into-one-car-result-is-this-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/19/bmw-and-soviet-pobeda-mixed-into-one-car-result-is-this-photos/#comments Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:24:48 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170579 pobeda-e1456592070171People make a unique car built from Old Soviet “Pobeda” car and BMW 6-series. Most “Pobeda” parts were not used, except the body other things come from BMW or custom made. Lot of hand made parts. Here is result: And … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/19/bmw-and-soviet-pobeda-mixed-into-one-car-result-is-this-photos/feed/ 3 Nervous Driver Unloads Wheat on Road [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/nervous-driver-unloads-wheat-on-road-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/nervous-driver-unloads-wheat-on-road-video/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:24:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170574 Gx4liYKZ2OAfter confronted by police for truck be overweight nervously behave driver goes and unloads all wheat he had on the road. Video: You like? Show support: English Russia on Patreon]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/nervous-driver-unloads-wheat-on-road-video/feed/ 1 Anti Theft Device You Don’t Want to Test [3 photo] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/anti-theft-device-you-dont-want-to-test-3-photo/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/anti-theft-device-you-dont-want-to-test-3-photo/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:23:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170569 ot_ugona_01-2This 1980s Moksvitch car has an anti-theft device. No GPS, no gear stick block. Different. Look:   And closer look:     Not legal for sure.]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/anti-theft-device-you-dont-want-to-test-3-photo/feed/ 2 Got Car in Water Then Successfully Save It [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/got-car-in-water-then-successfully-save-it-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/got-car-in-water-then-successfully-save-it-video/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:45:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170542 uV5cg47rrp  People at rest got their Subaru stuck in sand. Try to release it – make it worse. But then save it. Here video:   If you like our posts we ask you to consider becoming English Russia patron here. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/18/got-car-in-water-then-successfully-save-it-video/feed/ 1 Man Make Trailer with Half of a Car [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/17/man-make-trailer-with-half-of-a-car-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/17/man-make-trailer-with-half-of-a-car-photos/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:21:34 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170490 auto_01  Krasnoyarsk man make trailer which is a half of his Subaru. He now has one and a half Subaru Forester. This is how it look:   He work with used car parts so he able to find necessary stuff … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/17/man-make-trailer-with-half-of-a-car-photos/feed/ 1 After Rain Main Street Turn into Water Barrier [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/16/after-rain-main-street-turn-into-water-barrier-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/16/after-rain-main-street-turn-into-water-barrier-video/#comments Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:27:56 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170480 liven_na_ulitse2-2  Town near Moscow camera show how main town street in a few minutes during rain turn into a water barrier. Not every car can pass. Video:    ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/16/after-rain-main-street-turn-into-water-barrier-video/feed/ 0 Burn Car Helped by Sewer Waste Truck – Shut Flame with Wastes [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/burn-car-helped-by-sewer-waste-truck-shut-flame-with-wastes-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/burn-car-helped-by-sewer-waste-truck-shut-flame-with-wastes-video/#comments Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:09:18 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170443 ivanovo_assenizatori_fire2Car caught fire, sewer waste truck was here. Opened hose started flowing wastes onto fire. Video:]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/burn-car-helped-by-sewer-waste-truck-shut-flame-with-wastes-video/feed/ 4 Weird photos from Russian roads [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/weird-photos-from-russian-roads-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/weird-photos-from-russian-roads-photos/#comments Fri, 06 Jul 2018 18:07:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170441 Enough said. Photos:  ]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/weird-photos-from-russian-roads-photos/feed/ 1 Not Usual Lada [video] http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/not-usual-lada-video/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/not-usual-lada-video/#comments Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:51:15 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170414 1160056aabf0fc74506880113cb19723Not usual LADA. Here video:]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/07/06/not-usual-lada-video/feed/ 0 Amazing Russian Vintage 1966 URAL Bike Restored [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2018/05/14/amazing-russian-vintage-1966-ural-bike-restored-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/05/14/amazing-russian-vintage-1966-ural-bike-restored-photos/#comments Mon, 14 May 2018 21:06:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170233 During latest Moscow vintage bike show exhibition there was this 1966 URAL M-63 bike presented. They rebuilt it in “retro-futurism” style. And here are some photos. Besides being fully rebuilt this custom bike got some extras like a pneumatic suspension. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/05/14/amazing-russian-vintage-1966-ural-bike-restored-photos/feed/ 1 Special Vehicles Soviet KGB Used [photos+story] http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/27/special-vehicles-soviet-kgb-used-photosstory/ http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/27/special-vehicles-soviet-kgb-used-photosstory/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2018 19:44:50 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=170132 288174a2d45861b2cebfb8066c07b3f4During Soviet era KGB was using different special vehicles for its needs. Visually they didn’t look much different from regular cars. However they were much more powerful, much faster, they were more secure and safe to drive and were loaded … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2018/04/27/special-vehicles-soviet-kgb-used-photosstory/feed/ 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/ 4 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/ 8 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/ 5 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/ 7 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