English Russia » Automotive http://englishrussia.com Daily selected things from Russia and ex USSR countries. Published In English. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:07:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 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/ 3 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/ 6 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/ 1 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/ 1 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/ 0 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/ 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/ 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 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